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Senior Data Scientist


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069

Los Angeles

Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America,  delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks,  movie studios,  publishers,  and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile,  web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news,  TV shows,  movies,  sports,  lifestyle,  and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood,  Pluto TV has offices in New York,  Silicon Valley,  Chicago and Berlin.


Overview and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join the PlutoTV team! In this meaningful role, you will use advanced statistical methods to proactively decipher business problems for the supported business unit.

This role will be supporting one or more of the following groups: Marketing, Distribution, Revenue, Engineering, Entertainment, Retention, and Innovation. This role will be part of the Business Intelligence team and will be reporting to the Head of Data Science, Analytics, and Data Engineering.

This is a meaningful role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:

· Building models (e.g. content scoring, revenue attribution, etc.)

· Servicing multiple ad hoc requests in a timely manner

· Providing data analysis and recommendations to the business group to make significantly more data directed decisions

· Supporting the business group by building and proactively suggesting reports and dashboards that would be useful for that group

· Using A/B and Multivariate testing methodology for product and feature improvements.

· Ensuring regularity and standardization in data, metrics, and analysis


Basic Qualifications:


  • 4+ years of work experience in Machine Learning, AI and Data Science with a proven track record to drive innovation and business impacts

  • Strong machine learning, deep learning, operations research, and statistical modeling expertise, such as causal inference modeling, ensembles, neural networks, reinforcement learning, and NLP

  • Proficiency in machine learning and deep learning languages and platforms (Python, R, TensorFlow, Databricks etc.)

  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.)

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and experience with big data platforms (AWS, Snowflake, Spark, etc.)

  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Operations Research, or other equivalent quantitative fields (Ph.D. preferred)




ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles