Senior Data Scientist - CNN Digital

Company: Time Warner Inc.
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021


CNN invented cable news in 1980, defined online news in 1995 and is now taking the next step in expanding what news can be by launching CNN+...


CNN invented cable news in 1980, defined online news in 1995 and is now taking the next step in expanding what news can be by launching CNN+. With an unrivaled global reach, storytelling, and world class talent, we are building CNN+, a streaming product that will grow the reach and scope of the CNN brand in a way that no one else is doing. We are journalists, designers and technologists, all united by a powerful mission to inform, engage and empower the world. Join the most trusted and recognized name in news as we build our next chapter.Our StoryWe are CNN. THE WORLD'S MOST ESSENTIAL AND ENGAGING SOURCE OF DIGITAL NEWS. We are in the midst of rapid transformation and need you to help us find the next generation of innovators, makers, and dreamers who will lead and drive our growth. We aim to make the world a better, more connected place. Join us!The JobThe Sr. Data Scientist is responsible for helping to develop the actionable insights behind CNN's emerging personalization, recommendation, and search strategy. This role will transform first- and third- party data into reliable quantitative insights about the internal and external performance of recommendation and search features. The DailyLeverage our internal data platforms to quantify and identify patterns in recommendation freshness and relevance, content diversity, training candidate optimization, and user informed-ness. Should have expertise in inferential and causal statistics, preference will be given to candidates with some experience in NLP and text analytics using python or R.Develop, maintain, and continuously improve the automation behind diagnosing the performance of recommendation engines and search, with an eye toward empowering analysts to feed to feed those calculations to dashboards. The ability to break down quantitative historic and experiment findings into meaningful insights and develop recommendations that lead to informed decision-making. Partner closely with and serve as a statistics and evaluation expert for personalization and search engineers.Participate in answering ad hoc project and data requests from various business units and organizations about the impact and performance of personalization and search.Design and build reports and/or dashboards that clearly communicate quantitative analyses of consumption patterns and content relationships.Build clear documentation around ad hoc analyses, methodology, and data definitions for raw and munged data.Collaborate with both the data organization and its technology partners to identify opportunities for new data products.The Essentials 5+ years' experience working on or with cross-functional analytics teams3+ years data science experience querying databases (SQL), leveraging a scripting language (R/Python) to analyze data at scale, and deploying/automating/monitoring calculations Domain knowledge of personalization and/or search products, including demonstrated ability to form questions and design measurement heuristics A quick learner can work independently in a matrixed environment, adaptability, and a strong self-teaching ethic Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, and agile environment that can pivot quickly to capture opportunities from the users and business's changing needs. Outstanding organizational, interpersonal (ability to influence without hierarchy) and communication skills Academic background in quantitative field such as business, marketing, behavioral science, or applied math a plus The Perks• Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings• Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees• Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies• Access to in-house learning and development resources• Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brandsWarner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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