Analyst, Data Science

Ovative  |

Published: May 31, 2022

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Category: Data Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


About Ovative Group

Ovative Group is the premier independent media and measurement firm in the United States. We help change makers, in fast-growing, customer-centric organizations across industries reinvent their marketing and measurement programs. We leverage our media, measurement, and consulting capabilities to help brands like Coach, Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman, Facebook, The Home Depot, CVS, Disney, and UnitedHealth Group transform their media and marketing programs. Our proprietary approach to measuring and optimizing marketing investment decisions, Enterprise Marketing Return (EMR), is disrupting the industry and setting the gold standard for customer and marketing strategy, activation, and measurement.  

Recognized six consecutive years on Star Tribune’s list of Top 150 Workplaces and four years on Inc.5000’s list of the fastest growing private companies in America, we pride ourselves in always overdelivering for our clients, our teams, and our communities.   

About the Role

The Ovative Group Analyst, Data Science position is an opportunity to take your next career step at a fast-growing company that has the highest standards for talent, fun, and client success. The ideal candidate demonstrates great critical thinking, sophisticated understanding of the data science landscape, familiarity with the marketing ecosystem and phenomenal communication skills. They are excited to play a pivotal role in helping Ovative continue our journey towards measuring and optimizing against the true enterprise impact of marketing dollars, and ultimately unlocking powerful business results for our clients.

Responsibilities of a Data Science Analyst

  • Design, develop and deploy predictive analytics solutions (70%)
  • Build machine learning components of our best-in-class measurement & attribution product, and partner with our Data Engineering group to move those components into production.
  • Work with internal business teams to create & enhance the technical foundation of product offerings across our entire organization
  • Execute & communicate client-specific analyses (30%)
  • Drive ad hoc analytics consulting work including hierarchical clustering, A/B testing and related tasks.
  • Grow into an ML Ops Subject Matter Expert for client partners and internal account stakeholders.


  • 0-3 Years data science or computer science experience
  • Experience leveraging Python (or similar languages) in the software development lifecycle
  • Effective communication skills
  • Foundational understanding of statistics, including hypothesis testing, parametric & non-parametric distributions, etc.
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • An Entrepreneurial Mindset

Pay Transparency

At Ovative, we offer a transparent view into three core components of your total compensation package: Base Salary, Annual Bonus, and Benefits. The salary range for this position below is inclusive of an annual bonus. Actual offers are made with consideration for relevant experience and anticipated impact. Additional benefits information is provided below.

For our Analyst positions, our compensation ranges from $48,000 to $72,000, which is inclusive of a 10% bonus.

Benefits of Working at Ovative Group

We provide strong, competitive, holistic benefits that understand the importance of your life inside and out of work


Culture matters and we've been recognized as a Top Workplace five years running because of it. We demand trust and transparency from each other. We believe in doing the hard and complicated work others put off. We're open in communication and floor plan. We're flat- our interns sit next to VPs, our analysts work closely with senior leaders, and our CEO interacts with every single person daily. Put together, these elements help foster an environment where smart people can support each other in performing to their highest potential.

Compensation and insurance:

We strive to hire and retain the best talent in the Twin Cities. Paying fair, competitive compensation, with a large bonus incentive, and phenomenal health insurance is an important part of this mix. We're rewarded fairly and when the company performs well, we all benefit.

Tangible amenities we enjoy:

  • Flexible paid vacation policy
  • 401k match program
  • Free parking and on-site fitness center with locker rooms
  • Sabbatical program
  • Charitable giving via our time and a financial match program
  • Shenanigan's day

Working at Ovative won't be easy, but if you like getting your hands dirty, driving results, and being surrounded by the best talent, it'll be the most rewarding job you'll ever have. If you think you can make us better, we want to hear from you!

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