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Data Scientist


New York, NY, US, 10036

Business Development
New York

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI),  a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB,  VIA),  is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands,  including MTV,  MTV LIVE HD,  Nickelodeon,  Nick Jr.,  Comedy Central,  Paramount Channel,  BET and more. ViacomCBS brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties,  in 40 languages.


Data analytics & data science is at the heart of decision making in steaming and drives critical decisions across marketing, content & customer service! We are scaling up our international data analytics team for streaming to transform how we manage customers across all life cycles. Through testing, we drive business, product, and operational decisions by providing rich data, strategic insights, and product improvement decision-support. We are looking for an Analyst who is passionate about data and entertainment and who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

This role helps in executing and designing the tracking data system to monitor and optimize marketing & content performance, growth; engagement and content consumption KPIs. This role also participates in forecasting, consumer behavior modeling, predictive analysis, A/B testing and data science projects.


Objectives & functions

  • Build management reporting and analyses, subscription flow, content analytics as well as growth/marketing for the streaming leadership/central team.
  • Engage with key partners (marketing, content, operations, finance) to understand business objectives and support these objectives through best use of advanced analytics approaches.
  • Work with Streaming management to help answer business questions through strategic analyses
  • Develop and drive actionable customer intelligence from our core data assets using advanced analytics
  • Develop advanced analytics algorithms exploiting our data assets including growth subscriptions, viewing behaviors and content engagement, customer service interactions, service quality and performance information and customer metrics.
  • Engage with technology teams and data engineers to build solutions for managing tracking and customer behaviors.
  • Strengthen our internal data science capabilities by continuously innovating and driving new ideas, building technology, training and developing.
  • Growth marketing optimization (work closely with marketing team) include demand marketing with Marketing mix modelling and user engagement
  • Consumption reporting for content optimization (work closely with content team)
  • Rapidly prototype, build and deploy production level analytical models to monitor critical datasets via streaming and batch processes


Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years using Python for modeling and/or data analysis
  • 3+ years using SQL for data extraction, feature development etc.
  • Experience in at least one advanced analytical area including Predictive Modeling, Optimization, Clustering or NLP.
  • 1+ year with data modeling and querying data warehouses at scale
  • 2+ years using visualization software (Tableau, Google Data Studio, Looker)
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Computer Science, Analytics, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field) or equivalent work experience


Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to quickly understand a business objective, problem solving to build an analytical solution and partner communication
  • Good proficiency in verbal and written communication in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, entrepreneurial mentality and resilient spirit with experience navigating cross-functional organizations
  • Experience with AWS, Snowflake/Redshift
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform and Big Query
  • Spark, Python, R, Alteryx, ETL and Data Type Knowledge and Experience
  • Scikit Learn, Anaconda, RAPIDS, or any data science packages
  • Knowledge in TV Content.
  • Consumer of entertainment content and interest in it.
  • Capability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.



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


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

ViacomCBS 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, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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