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Data Scientist

31872

New York, NY, US, 10019

Technology
New York
Full-Time

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Paramount, owns and operates the premium service SHOWTIME®, which features critically acclaimed original series, provocative documentaries, box-office hit films, comedy and music specials and hard-hitting sports. SHOWTIME is available as a stand-alone streaming service across all major streaming devices and Showtime.com, as well as via cable, DBS, telco and streaming video providers. SNI also operates the premium services THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, as well as on demand versions of all three brands. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®. For more information, go to www.Sho.com

 

Remote: Data Scientist

 

Description: Showtime is seeking a data scientist to join the Data Strategy team. This role will report to the Senior Director of Data Science. Working alongside of Analytics & Insights, Consumer Insights, Programming Research, Finance, Consumer, Digital Marketing, Sales, and Product teams. The Data Science team focuses on providing robust analytics that transform billions of customer data points into useful data products and consumer insights that support data-driven decision-making in every corner of our business – e.g., content analyses, programming strategy, subscriber analyses, marketing strategy, forecasting models that influence Showtime’s scheduling and distribution strategy, and dashboards that are regularly used by Showtime executives.

 

About You: You LOVE data: you love exploring the nooks and crannies of data, you love developing pipelines that reliably and efficiently process data, and, most importantly, you love communicating data! We are looking for an individual who has experience creating and maintaining data products, whether these take the form of data-pipelines, Tableau dashboards, or statistical models. Successfully building data products at Showtime will require deep Python experience, writing code as part of a team (Git), and experience using statistical models in a business context.

 

Qualifications

  • 3 + years of hands-on experience developing data pipelines that culminate in statistical models and/or dashboards
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience writing Python (Pandas) and (Git)
  • Experience with media or subscription businesses
  • Experience with distributed computing (PySpark, Databricks) is a nice to have
  • Experience with Apache Airflow a plus
  • Experience with cloud deployments (AWS)
  • Experience building Dashboards (Tableau) is a plus

 

Responsibilities

  • We build and maintain ‘production-grade’ analyses, data pipelines, and statistical models
  • Developing a deep understanding of Showtime such that the candidate will work directly with key partners throughout the company and larger corporation to understand their analytics needs and translate these needs into reliable data-solutions
  • Clearly communicate critical metrics to key partners and data professionals throughout Showtime and the larger Paramount corporation
  • Develop deep knowledge about our data pipelines such that you can communicate the ‘who, what, where, when, how, & why’ of our data
  • Define new important metrics that help Showtime develop a deeper understanding of our business!

 

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

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


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