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40 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA Req #114
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Digonex, a leading provider of dynamic pricing solutions, provides a unique and valuable service of real-time pricing to our clients. Using big data and customized algorithms, our clients can stay competitive in response to market demands. To learn more about our company visit www.digonex.com.

Digonex serves the pricing needs of clients in attractions, live entertainment, media and retail through the development of customized algorithms.

 

Digonex is seeking a candidate with Ph.D. in economics or operations research with a strong background in applied econometrics, statistical methods, industrial organization, and the microeconomics of optimal pricing strategies. The economist will oversee and enhance the implementation of existing algorithms, in addition to developing new customized and automated algorithms to optimize pricing.


          Required skills

  • Experience developing and implementing demand models and optimization techniques

  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team of programmers and project managers

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Stata and/or R  

    Valued fields of expertise  

  • Dynamic pricing

  • Revenue management

  • Operations research

  • Machine learning

Salary is competitive and will depend on experience. There are two openings: one of them is immediate and the other for next spring/summer. We will start conducting interviews in the Fall of 2019. We will also interview candidates at the ASSA meetings in San Diego CA.

Electronic applications only; interested candidates must submit a cover letter explaining relevant research or experience, resume, official transcript, job market paper, and have three letters of reference sent via email, to: careers@digonex.com. The deadline for application is December 15, 2019.

The Digonex culture carries at its heart the belief that, in order to succeed, a company must take risks; treat its people well and give them the tools they need to win. Digonex has earned this valued reputation by setting high standards for excellence while creating a fun, exciting and innovative workplace, where every individual is part of the team.

 

Founded in 2000, and part of the Emmis Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) portfolio of companies since 2014, Digonex is a leading provider of dynamic pricing solutions across a variety of industry sectors including attractions (e.g. zoos, museums, theme parks), live entertainment, and sports teams.  Our team of Ph.D. economists customizes our pricing algorithms based on each client’s unique business goals and requirements, using data from both the ticketing system and from complementary sources to provide a complete view of guest purchasing behavior. Clients review and approve, reject, or adjust our price recommendations via the web-based SEATS (Sports and Entertainment Analytical Ticketing System) Price Delivery Portal. Because our employees are the key to our success, Digonex offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental, vision and life insurance.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • 40 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA