• Jr. Data Scientist

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
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    US-NY-New York
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  • Overview and Responsibilities

    The Junior Data Science Engineer, Advanced Media Analytics will be responsible for supporting the build-out of new/alternate audience platforms across Viacom Media Networks. In this role, the individual will contribute to innovation in audience measurement, and help discover how VMN content is being consumed across platforms.


    • Identify, ingest, and enrich a wide range of structured and unstructured data into datasets for analysis
    • Learn to apply statistical and advanced techniques (e.g. segmentation, machine learning) to develop both prototypes and scalable (i.e. efficient, automated) data analyses
    • Conduct basic ad hoc analysis, building models, forecasting viewing behavior
    • Extensive code development, debugging, optimizing, and productionizing
    • Support the development of machine learning pipeline architecture
    • Help build out frameworks for quickly rolling out new data analysis for standalone data-driven products and services to support our network of media brands.
    • Be able to transform unstructured raw data in to formats suitable for modeling
    • Be able to work in teams and collaborate with stakeholders to define requirements

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a quantitative field
    • Knowledge of Python and/or R
    • Knowledge of algorithms for data mining, machine learning, and/or natural language processing
    • Possess some understanding of statistical procedures used in advanced analytics
    • Experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data using Spark, Hive or other Big Data technologies
    • Experience building scalable data models and performing complex relational database queries using SQL (Oracle, MySQL), etc.

    Additional Qualifications

    • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to detect and resolve data/analytics quality issues
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    • Experienced user of data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, matplotlib, ggplot2, etc.)


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