Advanced Analyst, New York City, New York

Created 04/23/2019
Reference 109449480
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
Zip 10002

Discovery Communications


Requisition ID 22733
{}Career Category IT & Technical Operations
Posted Date 2019-04-22

Location US-NY-New York City
Type Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary:


The Advanced Analyst will be responsible for supporting the development of digital analytics capabilities, processes and best practices across the business. You will be responsible in generating data-driven insights to help turn business problems and challenges into opportunities. You will take a leading role in growing scale and deepening understanding of our data assets- including internal, external, structured, and unstructured data- while testing hypotheses using appropriate analytical techniques. We're a lean and growing team of data scientists working closely with data engineering resources to profile, document, and perform DQ checks to ensure integrity of our growing array of data sources.



Responsibilities:


1. Work with the larger Digital and Commercial Insights Lab team to:
2. Support the design and construction of relevant data sets
3. Apply machine learning techniques to solve complex questions or fuel new business opportunities
4. Assist and contribute to development of predictive models
5. Support implementation of models and the roll-out to end-users
6. Understand the data- and analytics-related activities in various business lines, focused but by no means limited to digital platforms
7. Understand business challenges and build hypotheses for solving those challenges, moving towards data driven solutions
8. Support the research and development of improvements in analytic techniques and capabilities
9. Contribute to developing the roadmap and tactical plans necessary to elevate the breadth and depth of Discovery's first and third party digital data assets
10. Promote and assist driving understanding and adoption of digital data assets
11. Support development of data quality framework to proactively identify data inconsistencies and errors; work to ensure that issues are quickly remedied



Requirements:


* Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree with appropriate technology experience (Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math preferred)
* Proficient with programming/data tools such as SAS, SQL, R, Python, Hadoop, Hive, Pig
* Experience working with data science and/or software engineering teams
* Experience with statistical and predictive modelling techniques such as machine learning, decision trees, probability networks, association rules, anomaly detection, recommender systems, natural language processing, clustering and regression.
* Experience is Data processing and manipulation on Cloud systems such as AWS and Google Cloud
* Knowledge and understanding of the media/digital media industry a plus
* Knowledge of web analytics platforms such as Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics is a plus
* Excellent quantitative and analytical skills with the ability to draw conclusions based on data
* Very detail oriented
* Strategic thinker, flexible problem solver, great listener and team orientation
* Comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment
* Excellent communication skills
* Skilled at project tracking and execution
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

New York City, New York, NYC, NY



Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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* Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree with appropriate technology experience (Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math preferred)
* Proficient with programming/data tools such as SAS, SQL, R, Python, Hadoop, Hive, Pig
* Experience working with data science and/or software engineering teams
* Experience with statistical and predictive modelling techniques such as machine learning, decision trees, probability networks, association rules, anomaly detection, recommender systems, natural language processing, clustering and regression.
* Experience is Data processing and manipulation on Cloud systems such as AWS and Google Cloud
* Knowledge and understanding of the media/digital media industry a plus
* Knowledge of web analytics platforms such as Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics is a plus
* Excellent quantitative and analytical skills with the ability to draw conclusions based on data
* Very detail oriented
* Strategic thinker, flexible problem solver, great listener and team orientation
* Comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment
* Excellent communication skills
* Skilled at project tracking and execution
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

PI109449480

Employer Discovery Communications

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