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Director of Data Science for Top Streaming Company

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Category: Executive/Management
Company Description: The Most Well Known Streaming Content Technology Firm in the World
Location:
Job Number: 9890

Job Description:


 

Our client, a top streaming media company, is looking for a Director of Data Science to join their growing team.

The Director of Data Science will lead the Data Science area within Data Science & Analytics group. This team is dedicated to building data driven solutions that have a measurable impact across all parts of the organization by aiding strategic product, content and marketing decisions. The role will require a deep understanding of machine learning, deep learning and AI techniques and their application in creating operational analytic solutions in Media and Entertainment. The position requires someone who is comfortable striking a balance between cutting-edge and pragmatic solutions. Partnering with business stakeholders, product engineers, IT professionals and other groups within Consumer Insights &Analytics they will ensure that analytic solutions can be leveraged throughout the organization to drive  business strategies.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Lead a team of talented data scientists in the design and development of foundational and operational analytic solutions that empower the team to make key strategic decisions across the organization
  • Be a thought leader in the application of cutting edge techniques to real-world business problems
  • Foster a shared purpose among team members that enhances the capabilities of the team by building a collaborative learning environment

 

Requirements

 

  • MS or PhD in quantitative field of study (mathematics, physical or biological sciences, data science etc.) from an accredited institution
  • Inquisitive, conceptual thinker comfortable working on complex problems at the cutting edge with limited definition of scope or guarantee of expected outcome
  • Deep experience in application of machine learning, deep learning and analytic techniques in a media or entertainment company within a big-data environment.
  • Strong background in analytic programming (R, SparkR, Python, SAS) and data manipulation (SQL) in a big-data environment
  • Proven technical abilities, but must be capable of communicating complex analyses effectively to varying internal and external stakeholders, of varying seniority
  • Capability to lead multiple data science work streams simultaneously in a fast-paced environment in partnership with multiple business stakeholders
  • 10+ years of experience in executing and managing complex data science initiatives
  • Demonstrable experience leading a data science team in a media, entertainment, telecommunications or big-data driven consumer-product company
  • Position based in New York

 

Keywords

  • Python, R, SAS
  • SQL
  • Machine learning, AI, Deep Learning
  • NLP, Image and Audio recognition
  • Project and Resource Management
  • Management and Leadership

 

 


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.


Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.


Contact Recruiter
chloe.mann@andiamogo.com
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004


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