• Senior Data Scientist

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    ID
    2019-13352
    Company
    Paramount Pictures
  • About The Brand

    Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television's 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount's passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of Viacom, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.

    Overview and Responsibilities

    The Senior Data Scientist will report to the SVP, and will play a key role in the highly collaborative Data Analytics team. This position will be responsible for statistical analysis and data-driven decision-making within the theatrical marketing field. Are you an experienced Data Scientist with advanced statistical data analysis skills and expertise in presenting findings to internal partners in a meaningful way? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

    • Utilize advanced statistical skills to better inform media and creative strategy.
    • Support marketing experimentation initiatives within specific markets throughout hypothesis generation, test design, analysis and interpretation phases.
    • Partner with key stakeholders in the IT organization to assist with the capture, storage, and processing of key marketing data.
    • Create deliverables and present findings to both creative and technical business partners.
    • Act as an adviser and develop trusted relationships with Marketing partners.
    • Uncover new and future opportunities for analysis.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years' experience in a highly analytical environment, in which modeling and strategic analysis were regularly performed and managed with senior stakeholders.
    • A strong track record of identifying key questions, performing analyses independently, and communicating findings in a clear and concise manner to leadership.
    • Knowledge of statistical tools to translate business questions into impactful experiments or analysis.
    • Expertise with statistical data analysis including linear models, multivariate analysis, sampling methods.
    • Meticulous attention to detail. The ability to juggle multiple projects and competing priorities.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Econometrics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or related quantitative field.
    • Technical knowledge including: SQL; statistical software (e.g., R, Python, MATLAB); and visualization software (Tableau, Google Data Studio).

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