Data Scientist

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jul 29, 2019
Full-time Business Analytics Data Analysis Data Modeling Digital Media Forecasting Market Research Predictive Analytics Python R SQL

Job Description

Disney Streaming Services (DSS) is seeking a Data Scientist to oversee the design, build and testing of formulas for complex metrics/KPIs such as Lifetime Value, Retention and Engagement. The role will research, design, implement and validate algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data to achieve targeted outcomes. You will provide expertise on mathematical concepts and machine learning for the broader analytics team and inspire the adoption of advanced analytics and data science.

Responsibilities :

  • Modeling, Forecasting, and Opportunity Sizing: Both to set goals and help evaluate potential opportunities, this data scientist will be tasked with creating models that ascribe value to content and can inform content development decisions.
  • Experimentation: Develop test plans, define success metrics, and ensure accurate results methodologically, technically, and statistically.
  • Deep-Dive Analysis: Analyze user behavioral data to identify patterns, uncover opportunities, and create common understanding of how people are interacting with the platform and content.
  • Partnership: Partner closely with business stakeholders to identify and unlock opportunities, and with other data teams to improve platform capabilities around data modeling, testing platforms, data visualization, and data architecture.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 3+ years of analytical experience including knowledge of SQL and Python/R or other statistical programming language
  • Experience with advanced data modeling and predictive analytics
  • Familiarity with data exploration and data visualization tools like Tableau, Looker, Chartio, etc.
  • Understanding of statistics concepts (e.g., hypothesis testing, regression analysis).
  • Ability to think strategically, analyze and interpret market and consumer information.
  • Strong communication skills, as well as written and verbal presentation skills.
  • Advanced degree in an analytical field or equivalent experience

Job ID

691171BR