Senior Data Scientist (Advertising/Media)

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who would like to mentor other data scientists and take charge of our team’s predictive and optimization modeling. We are a brand-name media company excited about bringing on candidates excited about joining us!


What’s the Job?


As the Senior (or Principal) Data Scientist, you will be reporting to a VP of Data Science and mentoring a team of three other more junior data scientists. Our team is growing quickly and adopting the latest and greatest new technologies to keep up to step with our competition. We take in petabytes of data related to the behavior of the audience to our TV and online properties, and we are using that data to predict behavior and optimize the advertising strategy for our clients. 


This is a truly quantitative role where you can flex your math skills and use the experience you have had at two or three other companies here. Ideally one of those prior companies was in advertising or adtech. We have lots of new projects we are working on and have planned, and you would play a large part in this.


What Skills Do You Need?


• Experience building, testing, refining and putting into production machine learning models


• Master’s or PhD in a STEM field


• A big “Plus” would be experience working in the advertising or marketing industry


• It’s a “Plus” if you know Scala and/or NLP


Who are We?


We are located in Midtown Manhattan and are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.


What Do We Pay?


• $150,000 – $180,000 base salary


• Generous bonus package


• Generous 401(k)


• Paid Vacation and Time Off


• Full Medical, Vision and Dental


• Continuing education budget


What’s In It For You?


If you are looking to take the next step in your career, this is an amazing opportunity. You will join a large company with lots of Big Data to work with and more junior candidates you can mentor.