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Director, Data Science and Analytics

32631

New York, NY, US, 10036 West Hollywood, CA, US, 90046

Research
New York
Full-Time

BET+ is the premium online streaming service offering the best of Black culture; including exclusive original TV shows, hit movies, documentaries, stand-up, and specials, all in one place, commercial-free.  Part of the Paramount Global group, BET+ is a joint venture between BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios.

 

 

As Director, Data Science & Analytics you will craft how the company uses Data Science to inform decisions across our key business functions within a subscription based, digital streaming business. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: identifying key data science tactics & approaches with the ability to communicate their pros/cons, strengths/weaknesses, where they do and don’t work, owning the development and execution of data analyses to support business decisions, establishing analysis standard methodologies in statistical methods/data mining/modeling techniques, designing complex algorithms and statistical predictive models.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic and professional expertise in the evaluation and usage of data science models
  • Quickly develop extensive expertise and proactively uncover trends using advanced data science methods that will lead to practical strategies!
  • Develop and test statistical and predictive models to be incorporated in tools used throughout the company!
  • Build positive relationships and lines of communication with key internal team members at all levels, including analytics/data/product teams, and senior management, to ensure we are delivering analyses that are innovative and relevant.
  • Process and verify the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Implement processes and standardizations to existing data analysis methods
  • Ongoing research on innovations in the data science industry to continuously grow and develop the SME data science function

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in data science and a Master's degree in a related field (PhD is a plus)
  • 5+ years of Data Mining, Machine Learning, Python/R, Spark, SQL, Predictive Analytics, Data Visualization, Statistics, Data Engineering, Cloud Computing.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong academic background and knowledge of how data science can translate business needs, especially with regards to where things will and will not work
  • Have the ability to communicate technical ideas to non-technical audiences both verbally and visually and can effectively present to and influence people at all levels
  •  We need someone that can work autonomously and is a self-starter.
     

Location:

New York, NY or Los Angeles, CA

 

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City