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Sr. Data Scientist - Warner Bros. Entertainment

Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies


Location:
Burbank, California
Date:
04/27/2017
Categories:
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analytics
  • Statistician
  • Business Intelligence
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Job Details

Summary Of Position

We are looking for a talented senior data scientist to join our Data Intelligence Team. This leader reports directly to the Analytics & Data Science Research Group’s Executive Director. The senior data scientist will be responsible for predictive modeling and analysis of customer data, as well as researching best practices in analytics and data science, and sharing them across the company to improve analytic capabilities at Warner Bros.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze and model internal customer data.
  • Build relationships and collaborate with analysts and researchers across WB.
  • Produce statistical and machine learning models that inform how we communicate with our players.
  • Drive improvement in our methodologies, systems and processes.
  • Provide analysis, reporting, and modeling to internal organizations based on customer data.
  • Prepare and present results of analyses to senior leadership.

Requirements

Job Qualification Standards

  • B.A./B.S. degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Political Science, or similar quantitative field.
  • Quantitative oriented Masters Degree or Ph.D preferred.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of experience in analytics and data science.
  • 2+ years of experience with conducting analysis in R, Python, SAS, or similar analytical languages.
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL preferred.
  • Experience with working in cloud based environments like AWS a plus.
  • Expertise in machine learning and predictive modeling approaches such as Random Forest, GBM, xgBoost, neural networks/deep learning, etc.
  • Skilled researcher, able to distill large bodies of research to key findings and explain them to varied audiences.
  • Other Requirements
  • Strong history of identifying opportunities for developing predictive models to meet business needs.
  • Love of TV, Movies, Games, and Comics is a Plus!
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel, both in person and on the telephone.
  • Must be able to pay close attention to complex detail and understand written and oral instructions.
  • Must be able to organize and schedule work effectively.
  • Must be able to work well under time constraints.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks with changing priorities, communicating changes in scope and schedule to all parties concerned.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

     

The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.

 

Time Warner

Division Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

WB Business Unit WB Technology

Area of

Interest Technology/Information Technology

Position

Type Full Time