As part of a growing team that is innovating the way Discovery does business around the world, the Senior Data Scientist will be responsible for executing data science projects to support our direct-to-consumer media business. These efforts will include developing predictive models to support acquisition, marketing, and product teams with LTV based acquisition strategy, CRM targeting strategy, and product personalization. Specifically, you’ll be responsible for developing and operationalizing mathematical/statistical analyses, hypothesis tests, and algorithms/models. You’ll also be responsible for refining and executing operationalized algorithms and models.
You’ll need to be an innovative forward-thinker who will help lead end-to-end execution of data science initiatives, mentor and direct junior data scientists, and contribute directly to existing and emerging business strategies and goals. Communication and ability to work in a collaborative team environment are essential.
You’ll work with the Data Science Manager, data & analytics team, data engineering team, and business stakeholders to develop, refine, and scale data products. Therefore, this role requires strong technical and communication skills, creativity and attention to detail, and experience executing data science projects from end-to-end – from use case definition to final product delivery.