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New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup Message Board › Random House - Quantitative Analyst

Random House - Quantitative Analyst

Jared L.
jaredlander
Group Organizer
New York, NY
Post #: 1
Company: Random House
Position: Quantitative Analyst
Contact: Silas Merez, Manager, Quantitative Analysis, smerez@randomhouse.com


Company Information:
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world. We currently have an opportunity for an analyst in the Strategy and Analytics group in our corporate headquarters, located midtown Manhattan. In a time of rapid change throughout the book publishing industry, the need for developing a sophisticated understanding of the marketplace will be essential to the company’s success. This position will play a key role in furthering these capabilities at Random House.

Job Description:
This is a full-time (40 hrs. per week) consultant (temporary contract, renewing monthly) position located at our Manhattan office. Extension of the term or longer-term employment would be dependent on continued business need, as well as performance.
As Quantitative Analyst you will be part of the Strategy and Analytics team, whose role it is to derive insights from the company’s data and make recommendations about the company’s strategy. Projects will require implementing traditional business analytics frameworks in R and SQL and creating and designing new analytical frameworks. Depending on the scope of the project, you will be responsible for executing analysis, automating analysis procedures, and deriving insights that can drive business results.
Types of analysis could include: pricing experiments; quantifying the impact of various marketing channels; defining consumer segments; and analyzing data from social media.

Job Requirements:
Ideal candidates will exhibit the following skills:

• Degree in statistics, applied math, computer science, or related field (Bachelor’s, Master’s)
• Minimum of two years of relevant experience (analysis, software development)
• Significant experience with R
• Significant experience with SQL
• Ability to quantify and analyze business issues and opportunities
• Logical problem solving skills and data-based decision making skills
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to prioritize, plan, and execute projects
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
LI j.
user 64684502
New York, NY
Post #: 1
sound interesting,how can i apply for this position?
Jared L.
jaredlander
Group Organizer
New York, NY
Post #: 4
Contact Silas Merez at smerez@randomhouse.com.
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