explore 605

We are engineers, analysts, data scientists, media experts, marketing strategists and political operatives. We have a relentless pursuit of certainty, and we offer unique, independent audience measurement and analytics to optimize marketing and programming initiatives within the media and entertainment industries. We make data useful and make the invisible visible.

We help some of the world’s most recognizable brands find their target audience, strengthen their campaigns, and measure their marketing ROI more accurately than ever before.

Perqs + Benefits

  1. 401k
  2. Commuter benefits
  3. Medical , dental + vision insurance
  4. Volunteer time off
  1. Snacks
  2. Team outings
  3. Work from home
  4. Educational reimbursement

meet 605'rs

I love anything that lets me be creative! I’ve been drawing and sewing for years, and I’ve recently started taking both sculpting and singing lessons.

August W., Analyst

I enjoy playing board and card games, especially Hearthstone and Magic the Gathering. I am a legend ranked Hearthstone player.

Lee T., Jr. Analyst (Hover over for a fun fact!)

I've been to 7 countries so far, and plan to go to 7 more before 2020!

Supriya K., Project Manager
The most important thing of any job for me is interesting problems to think about and solve - and 605 is a great place for that. Scott S. (Sr. Director of Analytics)
I love the people at 605. We do awesome work and we always have a great time together. I mean you look at the products that we've built and I think they speak for themselves. Rob F. (Sr. QA Analyst)

Careers

Client Analytics

Knowing the client better than they know themselves and executing solutions to meet their needs.

Data Solutions

Onboarding and cleansing data from our partners.

Engineering

Determining the best technical design and implementation of 605’s products.

Marketing

Developing the messaging, marketing and communications strategy.

Product

Providing innovative products that fill gaps in the current media marketplace.

Project Management

Facilitating the roll-out of products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

At 605, we’re just as passionate about diversity as we are about pioneering the field of TV data analytics. We are committed to cultivating an environment of mutual respect and equal opportunity. All hiring and advancement decisions are made on the basis of qualification, merit, and business need.

Client Analytics

Junior Business Analyst New York, New York

Description

We believe in the power of data to transform how people make decisions. Our data and products help our broad array clients - leaders of progressive political campaigns and Fortune 100 companies - to make better decisions around buying TV advertising.

We’re looking for someone with a strong predisposition to analysis who wants to take the next step in their career. We’ll teach and explain concepts to you, and you’ll in turn be able to explain these ideas to our clients. Core responsibilities would be to make and deliver clean and informative presentations and summaries for our broad range of clients.

You’re the kind of person who:

• Loves to learn - you can’t stop taking online courses or reading about new disciplines
• Constantly consumes information (breaking news, technology developments, the works)
• May have built a spreadsheet to evaluate an important life decision

Required Skills

• Excel (for data analysis and creating clean tables for presentations)
• Familiarity with fundamentals of statistics and analysis
• Succinct writing
• PowerPoint (not just familiar, but strong)
• Word (not just familiar, but strong)

Valuable Skills

• Undergraduate degree in Business/ Economics/ Statistics
• Internship in marketing or consulting
• Familiarity with basic tools for statistics and analysis (SQL, Python, R)
• Data visualization (Tableau, R)

Benefits

• Join a mission-aligned team dedicated to delivering outstanding work to clients and growing individually
• Comprehensive health and dental insurance (for employees and their families), life insurance, 401k with match, eligible for a match after one year
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
• 10 paid vacation days and 7 sick days
• Remote Fridays

Junior Business Analyst Pasadena, California

Description

We believe in the power of data to transform how people make decisions. Our data and products help our broad array clients - leaders of progressive political campaigns and Fortune 100 companies - to make better decisions around buying TV advertising.

We’re looking for someone with a strong predisposition to analysis who wants to take the next step in their career. We’ll teach and explain concepts to you, and you’ll in turn be able to explain these ideas to our clients. The core responsibilities of this role are to make and deliver clear and informative reports and presentations to our broad range of clients.

You’re the kind of person who:

• Loves to learn - you can’t stop taking online courses or reading about new disciplines
• Constantly consumes information (breaking news, technology developments, the works)
• May have built a spreadsheet to evaluate an important life decision

Required Skills

• Excel (for data analysis and building clean tables for presentations)
• Familiarity with fundamentals of statistics and analysis
• Succinct writing
• PowerPoint (not just familiar, but strong)
• Word (not just familiar, but strong)

Valuable Skills

• Undergraduate degree in Business/ Economics/ Statistics
• Internship in marketing or consulting
• Familiarity with basic tools for statistics and analysis (SQL, Python, R)
• Data visualization (Tableau, R)

Benefits

• Join a mission-aligned team dedicated to delivering outstanding work to clients and growing individually
• Comprehensive health and dental insurance for employees and their families
• Life insurance
• 401k with match, eligible for match after one year
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
• 10 paid vacation days to start
• 2 flexible personal holidays
• Sick days—if you’re sick, you stay home
• Work-from-home Fridays
• A tight-knit startup community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office

Director of Media Analytics Products New York, New York

Description

The Director of Media Analytics plays a key role in aligning our engineering, product, and sales teams to deliver business solutions that meet our strategic objectives. This individual will drive strategic planning and partner with stakeholders across the company to tackle operational problems, identify blockers to scaling, and drive continuous process improvement.

The Ideal candidate:

• Is energized by a cross-functional role working across engineering, data science, product and business development
• Enjoys working with clients to use your technical skills, creative thinking and EQ to solve real-world business problems and build trusted relationships
• Can keep a cool head in a stressful situation
• Loves to learn and constantly consumes information (breaking news, technology developments, academic papers, and so on)
• May have built a spreadsheet to evaluate an important life decision

Responsibilities include:

• Act as a technical consultant externally and internally, working with well-known brands, advertisers and agencies, and data providers, while collaborating with product, data science and tech teams
• Manage and execute on analytic engagements both custom and productized for clients on a daily basis, bridging the gap between 605’s solutions and client use cases
• Maintain and develop relationships with partners and clients while building products and solutions
• Identify, design, and build product improvements and help drive efficiency
• Project manage workflows, provide technical guidance, and advocate & implement new product features in an effort to deliver value for clients
• Ensure client success by serving as a product generalist
• Help build scale

Required Skills

• Bachelors and/or Masters degree in a technical discipline (Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or other quantitative focus in social science (including Economics, Political Science, etc)
• Expertise in statistical, data and behavioral science(s)
• Ability to recognize gaps in own understanding
• Prompt response and action when needed, people rarely need to follow up with you
• Ability to work in ambiguous environments with little direction. We don’t have all the answers, but you’ll need to find them
• Technical experience with analytical tools, methodologies and design
• Familiarity with basic tools for statistics and analysis (SQL, Python, R) and Data visualization (Excel, Tableau, Looker, R)
• Willingness and desire to learn - in both technical and non-technical capacity
• Strong communications and client-facing skills
• Ability to connect with individual clients to understand their problems and priorities
• Ability to clearly communicate, present, and explain complex topics and recommendations in simple terms
• Ability to deliver positive and negative results to external clients and stakeholders (including partners and internal teams) with solid underlying rationale

Valuable Skills

• 3-7 years in an external client-facing role is preferred (e.g. consulting, finance, etc.)
• Moderate skill level with Python or R (managing multiple scripts, projects, moving data across a variety of stores, good programming practices)
• Mentorship and teaching experience, guiding professional development of others
• Experience giving both positive and negative feedback to reports or collaborators
• Experience interviewing, hiring, and onboarding new employees
• Familiarity supporting a variety of clients with varying levels of expertise and understanding in data science and/or analytics
• Strong communications and visualization skills with data-intensive presentations, including geographic or time-series analyses

Benefits

• Comprehensive health and dental insurance for employees and their families
• Life insurance
• 401k with match, eligible for match after one year
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
• PTO & Sick days—if you’re sick, you stay home
• Work-from-home Fridays
• A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies
• A tight-knit startup community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office.
• 605 is an active participant in conferences

Senior Analyst New York, New York

Description

605 is looking for highly skilled data scientists, statisticians, and other skilled researchers (PhD, ABD, Masters with experience, or comparable). Being able and excited to analyze large and messy data is part of the job, as is having the skills to flexibly work on a variety of different projects over the course of a week.

A senior analyst’s day-to-day tasks would include:
• Working independently or collaborating on large and complex data science problems and analyses
• Leading and mentoring more junior analysts
• Communication with clients to develop analytical solutions within client context
• Applying or adapting machine methods to new problems, or developing new tools as needed
• Collaborating with software engineers to implement methods in production
• Working with client/sales team to build new business opportunities

Required Skills

Personality:
• Able and excited to analyze large and messy data
• Strict integrity, able to work with confidential, private, and high-value client information
• Value correctness, but able to optimize within constraints
• Intellectual flexibility to adapt existing tools, algorithms, methods to new needs
• Can balance workload across a variety of different projects over the course of a week
• Find stable threads to explore within amorphous and changing business problems

Skills:


• PhD, ABD, Masters with experience, or comparable skills
• Skilled in R and/or Python
• Strong machine learning and/or statistical skills and intuition. Solid understanding of biased data, overfitting, ensemble methods
• Strong ability to communicate about data structure and characteristics, analytical techniques, and findings to a variety of audiences

Valuable Skills

• Experience working in analytics in the entertainment industry or in television or digital marketing
• Design and analysis of experiments
• Analysis of high-dimensional time series or event stream data
• Adapting, implementing, and scaling various machine learning techniques
• Able to understand/modify/update code in other languages, preferably Scala, Java, or C+

Benefits

• Comprehensive health and dental insurance for employees and their families
• Life insurance
• 401k with match, eligible for match after one year
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
• PTO & Sick days—if you’re sick, you stay home
• Work-from-home Fridays
• A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies
• A tight-knit startup community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office
• 605 is an active participant in conferences

Engineering

Lead Devops Engineer New York, New York

Description

605 is looking for an experienced devops engineering manager who can help us build a devops culture, with infrastructure automation owned by the whole engineering team. Our work is in optimizing advertising and programming for the television and video industry, so our needs around infrastructure are data heavy. We have particular security and compliance needs because we handle third party data.

The DevOps Engineering Manager at 605 is responsible for developing, supporting and managing the self-service infrastructure which empowers engineering to deploy services more easily. In addition to being a hands on contributor, this role is responsible for setting the technical direction of the team. Along with being a strong technical expert, this role requires a natural leader adept at earning the trust and respect of the team.

Responsibilities include:
• Manage existing Infrastructure
• Implement and maintain infrastructure automation
• Ensure adequate monitoring
• Disseminate skills, best practices, and incident response protocols to the engineering team
• Able to avoid creating technical debt
• Comfortable voicing opinions, and surfacing problems
• Develop people through coaching, mentoring, and management support
• Ensure your team members are happy by providing them with career development guidance as it relates to both hard skills as well as the soft ones. Help them exploit their strengths, handle their weaknesses and make sure they are properly equipped to perform their job the best they can
• Hold regular one on ones, conduct performance evaluations and manage the hiring process as well as other administrative tasks for your team.
• Create a culture on your team where anyone can speak up and share his or her concerns when it’s in the interest of the mission
• You and your direct reports hold each other accountable for the commitments you both make
• Grow the technical expertise of your team on performance, scalability and maintainable architecture
• Lead technology architecture discussions
• Be ultra-responsive and capable of making instant decisions, always kicking the ball forward

Required Skills

Our engineers are expected to wear a number of hats and have the opportunity to touch all parts of the stack. You’ll have:
• Experience building and scaling production application infrastructure
• Experience with continuous deployment in Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, etc.) or another IaaS provider
• Comfort with scripting languages like Python, Ruby, etc.
• Experience with:
          •Terraform and SaltStack or another automation tool like Chef or Puppet
          • Redshift
          • Batch workflow orchestration
          • Streaming ETL technology
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field (or 4 additional years of relevant work experience)
• 5 years experience working directly on DevOps
• Really understand what’s happening inside computers when code is executing or data is moving (for example the dynamic behaviour of garbage collectors in practice)
• Comfort with version control systems (e.g. Git, SVN)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work well in an agile, collaborative team environment

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s in Computer Science or a related field

Benefits

Important and Standard • Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance for employees and their families
• Life & Disability insurance
• 401k plan with match, eligible for match after one year
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
• PTO & Sick days—if you’re sick, you stay home
• Work-from-home Fridays

Other cool benefits • A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies
• A tight knit start up community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office
• 605 is an active participant in conferences

Lead Platform Engineer

Description

The Lead Platform Engineer at 605 is responsible for taking the rough product from an MVP state and transforming it into a smoothly running system suitable for supporting an entire ecosystem of customers. In addition to being a hands on contributor, this role is responsible for setting the technical direction of the team. Along with being a strong technical expert, this role requires a natural leader adept at earning the trust and respect of the team. Responsibilities include:

• Develop people through coaching, mentoring, and management support
• Ensure your team members are happy by providing them with career development guidance as it relates to both hard skills as well as the soft ones. Help them exploit their strengths, handle their weaknesses and make sure they are properly equipped to perform their job the best they can
• Hold regular one on ones, conduct performance evaluations and manage the hiring process as well as other administrative tasks for your team
• Create a culture on your team where anyone can speak up and share his or her concerns when it’s in the interest of the mission
• You and your direct reports hold each other accountable for the commitments you both make
• Grow the technical expertise of your team on performance, scalability and maintainable architecture
• Lead technology architecture discussions for product development. Translate the business requirements into strategy and make sure it is well transferred to all team members
• Advocate for software best practices within your team as well as across engineering
• Work closely with dev teams, product owners, and stakeholders to ensure we deliver innovative products to our users
• Make technical decisions based on business needs without sacrificing product quality, integrity and security
• Work on unique and interesting challenges around architecting, building, managing and deploying solutions that enable customers to leverage proprietary insights to make high stakes business decisions

Required Skills

Our engineers are expected to wear a number of hats and have the opportunity to touch all parts of the stack. Our stack includes Ruby, Java, Scala, Python, Sinatra, Ruby on Rails, Javascript, SQL, Redshift, Postgres and an ever-growing list of many other technologies.

Who you are
• You care about developing people as a team leader
• Have a strong background with test-driven development
• Experience with AWS products (Redshift, EMR, S3, IAM, RDS, etc)
• Aware of the difference between clients and customers and how that informs your approach to development
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field (or 4 additional years of relevant work experience)
• A strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and effective software design
• Significant development experience with a major modern language (e.g. Java, Scala, Python, Ruby, C/C++, etc.) Significant experience working with structured and unstructured data at scale and comfort with a variety of different stores (key-value, document, columnar, etc.) as well as traditional RDBMSes and data warehouses
• Experience writing unit and functional tests
• Comfort with version control systems (e.g. Git, SVN)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work well in an agile, collaborative team environment
• Experience wrangling terabytes of big, complicated, imperfect data

Preferred Skills

• Master’s in Computer Science or a related field
• Basic understanding of statistics and experience with statistical packages such as R, Matlab, SPSS, etc.
• Experience wrangling terabytes of big, complicated, imperfect data

Benefits


• Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance for employees and their families
• Life & Disability insurance
• 401k plan with match, eligible for match after one year
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
• Up to 15 paid vacation days depending on grade level
• 7 paid sick days in a calendar year - if you’re sick, you stay home

Other cool benefits


• 4 work from home days/month
• A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies
• A tight knit start up community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office
• 605 is an active participant in conferences

Senior Full-Stack Engineer New York, New York

Description

Full Stack Engineers at 605 are responsible developing reporting dashboards and client facing applications 605 platforms. This role will also interface with business and product owners to understand requirements and use cases for the platform.

What you’ll do

• Shape the architecture and build out our suite of reporting and client facing products
• Continuously improve the process for which we build our products
• Make high impact decisions in technology that will help drive our company through the high growth stages
• Standardize the way we operate and maintain our software
• Further grow your career at a company with high ambitions
• Learn about the TV advertising industry from veterans that have built and sold Cablevision

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or the equivalent experience
• At least 3 -5 years of experience working as a software engineer in a technical capacity
• Experienced architecting and developing front ends and back ends of platform products
• Knowledgeable in SQL and NoSQL database systems
• Experienced in operationalizing and maintaining software
• Can communicate and collaborate with product and other stakeholders
• Believe in unit tests and that it will pay multiple times over as we develop
• Will strive for producing quality software but also has a bias for action
• Is pragmatic and prioritizes the product goals, team goals and organizational goals
• Is an advocate for continuous learning and improvement
• Knowledge or experience of the TV or advertising industry is a strong plus

Technologies we use

• Programming languages: JavaScript, Ruby, Scala
• Framework: Rails, Sinatra, React, Redux, RxJS, lodash, Spark
• Tools: Jenkins, Git
• Infrastructure: PostgreSQL, AWS

Benefits

• Comprehensive health and dental insurance for employees and their families
• Life insurance
• 401k with match, eligible for match after one year
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
• Sick days—if you’re sick, you stay home
• Work-from-home Fridays
• A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies
• A tight-knit startup community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office
• 605 is an active participant in conferences

Executive

Executive Assistant Syosset, New York

Description

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant is responsible for providing executive & administrative support to the CEO, as well as other members of our executive team. The Executive Assistant will act as the right hand to the CEO, managing and prioritizing a constantly shifting, complex calendar of conferences and appointments, requiring communication with internal and external executives, departments and teams.

The Executive Assistant is expected to develop a strong sense of ownership over projects and responsibilities, and act as a liaison between the CEO and various internal and external personnel. The ideal candidate will possess high-level calendar management skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.

More specific responsibilities include:


• Strategically coordinate all administrative activities for the CEO and other executives, including scheduling and correspondence.
• Plan and manage meetings and attendees, including pre-meeting materials and briefing information, logistics, and meeting follow-ups.
• Manage travel and meeting arrangements by organizing logistics and liaising with key stakeholders and travel resources to confirm schedules and/or itineraries.
• Handle telephone contact will all levels of internal and external executives, management staff, and outside clients / vendors.
• Provide expense support including reconciling invoices and completing expense reports.
• Manage incoming requests to the CEO by prioritizing, researching and responding to or delegating responses as appropriate.
• Identify, prepare and compile necessary materials to ensure that the CEO has appropriate information for meetings, reports, presentations, events, and special projects

Required Skills

• 5+ years of prior administrative experience supporting c-level executives.
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
• Strong interpersonal skills & the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
• Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and demonstrate ability to juggle multiple competing tasks, deadlines, personalities, long and short term projects, etc.
• Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization including senior executives, board members, etc.
• Extreme attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
• Proficiency with G-Suite products.

** This role will require occasional weekend support as needed.

Valuable Skills

• Relevant work experience in a startup environment with a media and/or technology based company preferred, or company with similar pace and structure.

Benefits

• Comprehensive health and dental insurance for employees and their families
• Life insurance
• 401k with match, eligible for match after one year
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
• PTO & Sick days—if you’re sick, you stay home
• Work-from-home Fridays
• A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies
• A tight-knit startup community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office
• 605 is an active participant in conferences

Project Management

Project Manager - Contract New York, New York

Description

605 is looking for a Scrum Master / Project Manager to help our engineering team deliver 605 Software Product initiatives. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to facilitate Engineering team collaboration and roll-out of products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy. Project Managers within the Engineering department will be responsible for ensuring the day to day coordination of projects involving Engineering and any parties external to the Engineering department. This is a contract position with the opportunity to convert to full-time.

Responsibilities Include:

• Engage with Stakeholders on a need basis (Legal, Data Solutions, Product, Marketing etc)
• Responsible for dealing with operational issues & removing impediments
• Facilitate dailies and all Scrum ceremonies- stand-ups, retrospective, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure communication and efficiency of the development team
• Provide Support, administration on Jira systems/Confluence for all of business needs
• Collaborate with the team to make sure priorities are well understood and the Jira board is cleaned and up to date
• Monitor & manage project risk
• Track things like story point burndown, epic burndown etc. Forecast these metrics
• Provide summaries of team work at internal sprint reviews, and bring up issues the team has to management
• Schedule, coordinate, and manage releases with Product Manager on release planning and drive the Engineering team to continuous delivery

Required Skills

• At least 4 years of experience as a project manager on a software development project
• Experience in agile environments, Jira, Confluence
• Strong organization and communication skills
• Curiosity, interest in learning and strong problem solving skills
• Solutions oriented thinking

Valuable Skills

• Experience in the US television industry
• Experience in the advertising industry
• Basic understanding of any of the following Technologies is a plus (Airflow ETL, EMR, Spark, Splunk, open source API’s)
• Comfortable working with both in house and external developers/technology
• Bachelor’s degree or higher
• Certified ScrumMaster

Benefits

• Comprehensive health and dental insurance for employees and their families
• Life insurance
• 401k with match, eligible for match after one year
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
• PTO & Sick days—if you’re sick, you stay home
• Work-from-home Fridays
• A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies
• A tight-knit startup community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office
• 605 is an active participant in conferences

As a growing company we are always looking for great talent! If you think you’d be a good fit but don’t see what you’re looking for above, please send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@605.tv and we will keep you in mind for new opportunities.

At 605, we’re just as passionate about diversity as we are about pioneering the field of TV data analytics. We are committed to cultivating an environment of mutual respect and equal opportunity. All hiring and advancement decisions are made on the basis of qualification, merit, and business need.

All internship positions are currently filled.

As a growing company we are always looking for great talent! If you think you’d be a good fit, please send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@605.tv and we will keep you in mind for new opportunities.