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Thursday, October 18, 2007

Senior Statistician - AdKnowledge (Kansas City, MO)

Salary range: Up to $90,000

At Adknowledge our Senior Statisticians are major individual contributors. We have a strong technical culture with small, tight-knit teams ran by former engineers. We provide top dollar salaries, full benefit packages, excellent relocation assistance, modern designed offices and an entrepreneurial spirit.

The Greater Kansas City area offers: affordable & high quality housing, a short commute, low cost of living, exceptional restaurants, a thriving art & music scene, major league sports, wonderful school systems and a great quality of life.


  • Kansas City, MO was recognized as one of ten All-America Cities for 2006
  • Our cities were recognized as the Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2006: Overland Park #6, Olathe, KS #13 and Lee’s Summit #44
  • Adknowledge was honored for: Red Herring Top 200 & AlwaysON Top 100

Apply today and be apart of our award winning team!
Compensation: Salary negotiable based on experience
Apply On-Line: Visit our careers page @ www.adknowledge.com or click here


At Adknowledge, we continually try new analytic approaches and keep what works. We are not opposed to making large-scale changes if the cost/benefit is appropriate. This position will drive analytic changes with large implications for our company's bottom line.

  • Develop new algorithms to match online consumers to marketing campaigns.
  • Test new algorithms with simulation and test cases.
  • Troubleshoot our proprietary targeting system to ensure optimal revenue is attained.
  • Work with large datasets consisting of thousands of variables and billions of records.


To be successful the person filling this position must be able to employ a large variety of simulation techniques. Testing model accuracy in application is also required. Solutions must have the ability to be converted into computer algorithms that interact with real-time ad-delivery systems.

  • An MS with at least two years experience, or a PhD in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research or other mathematical field is required. Engineering degrees with heavy mathematical components will be considered depending on work experience or college course emphasis.
  • Two years experience designing and implementing data mining, statistical tests, and/or simulations.
  • Strong SQL skills. Ability to aggregate and join data to support statistical analysis.
  • Ability to parse and manipulate large log files, in LINUX environment, to prepare data for statistical analysis.

In addition to skill sets, this individual should:
  • Be hands-on and capable of executing rapidly as an individual in addition to a team;
  • Enjoy rapid change within a small, entrepreneurial, technology-driven culture;
  • Have a superior business intellect.


Adknowledge helps small businesses expand their reach beyond Google and Yahoo by placing their ads in over 30 second-tier search engines while employing complex click fraud and targeting technologies to deliver predictable quantity and qualities of traffic. To learn more about our company, visit www.adknowledge.com. (You can even click ‘sign up to be an advertiser’ to instantly drive traffic to your own website!)”


  1. All resumes will be screened based on the aforementioned criteria by Human Resources.
  2. The remaining applicants will be given a series of skills assessments related to the position.
  3. Candidates meeting minimum assessment requirements will be given an online behavioral test to determine cultural fit.
  4. Finally, the remaining candidates will undergo an in-depth interview in Kansas City.


Adknowledge is not working with a placement firm for this position.

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