Data Science Director - Digital Marketing

| Chicago

What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

Graduate degree in statistics, economics, economics, quantitative psychology or other related field is required

10+ years of experience with statistical modeling software (SAS, SQL, R) for direct response marketing

10+ years of experience with database tools (MS Access, Excel PivotTables, MS SQL Server, Oracle) and various data models, plus a good knowledge of various operating systems

5+ years of experience with enterprise business intelligence tools such as Cognos or Business Objects or Tableau

5+ years of experience supporting digital media programs such as display, social, email, and mobile

Experience with media measurement tools including 3rd party ad serving, syndicated research and web analytics, such as Netratings, Comscore, Doubleclick, Atlas, Omniture, Coremetrics, Google Analytics , etc.

Ability to effectively manage time while multitasking between multiple projects in a dynamic business environment with a variety of internal stakeholders, customers and partners

Strong ability to develop senior level relationships with partners and customers within the ad-tech space

Comfort with rapidly changing ad-tech space and changing priorities

You will possess excellent client facing skills, and possess the ability to provide advice to clients. You may be asked to manage and mentor a small analytics team, and must come with excellent relationship skills.

Willingness to travel

Impact You'll Make

The TransUnion Digital Team operates at the intersection of programmatic media and big data. For direct-to advertiser solutions, we have built a powerful addressable media network leveraging our proprietary data, on-boarding capabilities and programmatic media platform to optimize for clients direct-response objectives. For the online publisher market, we are integrating our capabilities into their display advertising solutions as part of our indirect strategy.

The Director, Advanced Analytics and Reporting, Digital will fill a key role on the fast growing TransUnion Digital Team (a digital start up with the full backing of TransUnion). This is a unique opportunity to be part of new field of analytics supporting addressable media programs.

Serve as team expert in digital analytics spanning display, social, email, mobile and direct mail

Leverage the TU database to develop new syndicated digital audiences for our indirect-to advertiser market

Provide audience and program strategy recommendations to our program management team and clients

Develop experimental design, test and control populations for digital media programs

Manage our digital on-boarding (i.e. offline-to online) supporting our direct and indirect programs

Generate inflight and post-campaign analysis to assess digital program performance, and course correct programs

Guide the ad operations teams on appropriate programmatic media bid amounts to improve conversion

Develop analytical direct response models to improve conversion and program performance

Manage the analytical environment, and data sources to ensure speed-to market of services and solutions

Engage with clients (BofA, GEICO) and partners (e.g. Yahoo!) in pre-and-post sale

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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