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'm a competitive surfer. I placed top three in a local long beach competition.

Eric A., Jr. Business 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, Client Services 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 500 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 include client-driven data analysis and creation of clear and informative reports.

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

• Familiarity with fundamentals of statistics and analysis
• Competence with basic tools for statistics and analysis (SQL, Python, R)
• Strong communication skills (succinct writing, PowerPoint)
• Undergraduate degree (preferably in a quantitative field)

Valuable Skills


• Experience in marketing or consulting
• Data visualization

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

Engineering

Platform Engineering Manager / Tech Lead New York, New York

Description

At 605 we are engineers, analysts, data scientists, media experts, marketing strategists and political operatives. Our team of data scientists pioneered the field of TV data analytics. We offer unique, independent audience measurement and analytics to build better marketing and programming initiatives within the media and entertainment industries.

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:
• 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 the organization to scale
• 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

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 Golang, Ruby, Scala, Apache Spark, Python, Javascript, SQL, Redshift, Postgres and an ever-growing list of many other technologies.

Who you are:
• Experience with back-end languages, especially Golang
• Experience with front-end languages, especially Javascript, HTML5, and CSS3
• A strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and effective software design
• Significant development experience with a major modern language
• 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 RDBMS and data warehouses
• Experience writing unit and functional tests Comfort with version control systems
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work well in an agile, collaborative team environment
• Experience with AWS products (Redshift, EMR, S3, IAM, RDS, etc)
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field (or 4 additional years of relevant work experience)

Preferred Skills

• Practical experience designing and architecting secure and scalable API Gateways
• Practical experience with Apache Spark

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 Data Engineer New York, New York

Description

The Sr. Data Engineer at 605 must have a broad and deep data skillset as well as strong analytical capabilities . In addition to being a hands on individual contributor, the ideal candidate is a productive team player and a mentor to Junior. Data Engineers. Additionally, we are looking for strong technical experts.

Responsibilities include:
• Actively participate in team technical discussions in all things data
• Identify and address issues with data sets from multiple vendors
• Identify and address code and data quality issues
• Actively participate in code reviews and grooming sessions
• Actively participate in technology architecture discussions for product development
• Translate business requirements into strategy
• Advocate for software best practices within your team as well as across engineering
• Be ultra-responsive and capable of making instant decisions, always kicking the ball forward
• Work on unique and interesting data challenges around architecting, building and managing pipelines that securely process hundreds of terabytes of data
• Work closely with analysts and statisticians to ensure the validity of our processes

Our engineers are expected to wear a number of hats and have the opportunity to touch all parts of the stack. Our stack includes Apache Spark, Scala, Redshift and an ever-growing list of many other cool technologies.

Required Skills

• Skillful user of Apache Spark
• Experience wrangling terabytes of big, complicated, imperfect data
• Experience with AWS products (Redshift, EMR, S3, IAM, RDS, etc)
• You have a deep understanding of scalable systems and you have large-scale engineering experience in an Agile development environment
• 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 with or interest in AWS Glue, Redshift Spectrum and any other tools that enable data querying at scale
• Experience writing unit, functional and integration 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

Valuable Skills


• Master’s in Computer Science or a related field
• Practical experience with supervised machine learning techniques
• Strong background with test-driven development
• Basic understanding of statistics and experience with statistical packages such as R, Matlab, SPSS, etc

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

Data Solutions

Data Analyst Syosset, New York

Description

We’re looking for engineers with broad and deep skill sets and experiences to help move us forward. We want self-starters who will bring distinctive expertise but who are excited to step outside their comfort zone and learn new skills. If you’re eager to pick up new languages, paradigms, and technologies, we want to talk.

The purpose of this role is to support the data lifecycle of 605 datasets throughout the organization.

Responsibilities Include:


• Provide level 1 and level 2 support for user inquiries and issues related to 605 datasets.
• Liaise between users and providers of 605 datasets.
• Ensure that Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Support Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met across all 605 datasets.
• Responsible for identifying and tracking data quality issues associated with key 605 datasets.
• Engage engineering teams and vendors when necessary to resolve inquiries and issues associated with 605 datasets.
• Notify impacted stakeholders of critical issues effecting the timely delivery or the quality of 605 datasets.
• Provide product owners and stakeholders with timely updates on pending issues.
• Define processes and tools (including dashboards) to support and enhance the service management of 605 datasets.
• Produce/Develop dashboards and reporting that provide an optimized visualization of the status across all 605 datasets.
• Work closely with development teams, product owners and stakeholders to insure the highest level of customer support and satisfaction.
• Provide insights on the impact of viewership trends from real-world events.

Required Skills

• Experience in working with data extracts and data analysis.
• Experience with data visualization and developing dashboards required. Knowledge developing in SQL, Tableau and/or Splunk highly preferred.
• Experience in QC and troubleshooting customer facing applications.
• Excellent customer facing communication skills.
• Knowledge and experience in Agile/SCRUM environments along with associated tools including JIRA and Confluence.
• Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree with commensurate experience.
• Team player attitude a must.
• Ability to self-lead and manage.
• Strong passion and experience in the US television and advertising industries.
• Ability to “tell a story” by analyzing trends and abnormalities in the 605 data sets.
• QC experience and attention to detail.
• Excellent ability to build customer relationships and resolve complex issues.
• Application/software development preferred but not required.

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

Manager of Data Operations and Quality Syosset, New York

Description

We’re looking for engineers with broad and deep skill sets and experiences to help move us forward. We want self-starters who will bring distinctive expertise but who are excited to step outside their comfort zone and learn new skills. If you’re eager to pick up new languages, paradigms, and technologies, we want to talk.

605 is looking for a Manager of Data Operations and Quality to provide day-to-day operational support for core 605 datasets. The Manager of Data Operations and Quality will be the primary point of contact for user inquiries into the status (timeliness, accuracy and completeness) of the core data sets used within 605 products. This individual will be responsible for providing operational support which includes (but not limited to) identifying data issues, tracking issue resolution, communicating to key stakeholders, monitoring the data quality, and implementing quality assurance best practices across the core 605 datasets. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to deliver products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

Responsibilities Include:


• Responsible for monitoring, identifying and tracking data quality issues associated with key 605 datasets.
• Implement the Quality Control practices (processes and methodologies) to ensure that the 605 data sets utilized by core client-facing applications are accurate, timely and complete. This includes ensuring that key quality metrics are monitored, that data variance is within acceptable thresholds, Service Level Agreements are met and issues escalated to the appropriate parties.
• Liaise between data providers (vendors and internal development teams) and data consumers (Product Managers) to identify key quality metrics, service level agreements and overall health of 605 data sets. Act as the primary point of contact for data related issues (timelines, accuracy, completeness, etc.) coordinating issue resolution with engineers, product managers, as well as data providers and communicating status to all constituents. Monitor data issues from initial alert through resolution, providing regular status to appropriate parties.
• Work with product owners and stakeholders to define business rules for handling datasets or metrics that fall outside acceptable thresholds.
• Notify impacted stakeholders of critical issues effecting the timely delivery or the quality of 605 datasets. Provide product owners and stakeholders with timely updates on pending issues.
• Engage engineering teams and vendors when necessary to resolve inquiries and issues associated with 605 datasets.
• Define processes and tools (including dashboards) to support and enhance the service management of 605 datasets.
• Work closely with development teams, product owners and stakeholders to insure the highest level of customer support and satisfaction.

Requirements

• At least 7+ years of experience as a project manager, operations analyst, business analyst or equivalent role.
• Knowledge and experience in agile/SCRUM environments along with associated tools including JIRA and Confluence.
• Experience in Quality Assurance and troubleshooting customer facing applications.
• Experience in Business Transformation and implementing process improvement initiatives.
• Strong organization and communication skills.
• Excellent Team and Consumer Advocacy skills.
• Curiosity, interest in learning and strong problem solving skills.
• Solutions oriented thinking.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher
• Experience in working with data extracts and data analysis.

Preferred Skills

• Experience in the US television industry.
• Experience in the advertising industry.
• Basic understanding of any of the following Technologies is a plus (SQL, AWS, Splunk, Tableau).
• Comfortable working with both in house and external developers/technology.

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

Data Science

Senior Data Scientist New York, New York

Description

The Senior Data Scientist is an upper-level position in 605’s data science group, and is focused on the statistics-heavy, technical/backend aspects of data analytics. At 605, the Data Science and Client Analytics teams share a baseline knowledge of statistics and machine learning, R and python, and familiarity with relational databases and the scale/variety of 605’s data assets. In contrast to the Client Analytics team, Data Scientists bring to the table some deeper technical skills, including:



Hands-on experience with industry-standard predictive modeling solutions such as scikit-learn, xgboost, Spark ML, and H2O.ai in a production setting
• Familiarity with diverse methods for supervised learning, unsupervised learning, ETL pipelines in general
• A more nuanced understanding of cloud-based (Amazon Web Services) computing resources/infrastructure, especially the need for and methods of parallelization for analytics tasks
• Experience in designing and implementing wrapper/tool/utility functions for automated tasks, to be used by less-technical Analytics team members, and organizing them into distributable, regularly maintained and tested R/python packages
• Proficiency with source code management (git) and related code development/review workflows, as well as continuous integration tools like Travis and/or Jenkins

Data Scientists at 605 are generally involved in at least two different projects at any given time and work alongside other data scientists or analysts. Projects produce both client-facing deliverables as well as internal tools/datasets consumed by other various teams at 605. This role could potentially be based out of one of 605’s offices (in New York City or Pasadena, CA), or it could be full-time remote, dependending on the circumstances

Requirements

• Masters degree in a quantitative, scientific, or engineering field and at least 2 years experience in a data science industry position
•Advanced-level proficiency in either R or Python (baseline proficiency in both)
•Intermediate-level proficiency with Apache Spark (via Python, R, Scala, and/or Java), with application to machine learning and/or ETL pipelines
• Knowledge of diverse modeling algorithms for supervised learning, including most of the following: scikit-learn, xgboost, Spark ML, H2O.ai
• Experience with most of the following AWS services: Redshift, S3, EC2, EMR, and Glue
• Advanced-level proficiency with Linux/Unix operating system, command-line/shell environments, accessing remote machines and using Docker containers
• Experience with git and github.com

Preferred Skills

• Doctoral degree in a quantitative, scientific, or engineering field and/or at least 4 years experience in a data science industry position
• Past work with household-level or person-level data sets including demographic, CRM, and/or self-reported (survey) data
• Past work with time-stamped video consumption/viewing data or device usage data
• Advanced-level proficiency in both R and Python (including class/function structure, package design and management)
• Advanced-level proficiency with Apache Spark (via Python, R, Scala, and/or Java), including optimization for local and cluster scale applications
• Experience with all of the following AWS services: Redshift, S3, EC2, EMR, and Glue
• Knowledge of information security best practices

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.