Full Time Job

VP Data Science


New York, NY 06-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview & Responsibilities

The Advanced Media team sits within the larger Technology organization at Paramount, supporting the Ad Sales organization and other verticals within the Paramount business. At the core, we are a data-driven team that uses data to build strategic efficiencies and empower our client teams with innovative offerings. We are passionate about developing data products that not only get used across the company, but also get talked about in the press for innovation. We are looking for a hardworking and skilled VP of Data Science to help deliver data science solutions at scale and lead a small but skilled group of other Data Scientists. You will lead statistical analysis projects, design, prototype and implement innovative machine learning projects, and data science experiments. In addition, you will work closely with a multidisciplinary team of data scientists, data engineers, and software engineers and others to deliver on our KPIs.

• Research and implement data science approaches, and undertake data exploration analysis to help tackle business problems
• Generate data driven insights through exploratory data analysis on first, second, and third-party data
• Design and implement statistical experiments
• Build machine learning models
• Lead machine learning model evaluation design
• Participate in data governance and evangelize data science standards within the company
• Partner with product teams to define project evaluation KPIs both for your practice and your team
• Define, evaluate and monitor product performance metrics, understanding root cause of changes
• Mentor and coach both senior and jr data scientists
• Lead and maintain team's data science code repository

Basic Qualifications
• Proficiency in python programming language
• Understanding of integrating ML/AI insights into front-end applications
• Experience leading a team of other Data Scientists

Additional Qualifications
• 6+ years' experience building and deploying data science systems at scale
• Acute understanding of relational database management systems and proficiency in writing SQL queries
• Hands on experience with ML algorithms and optimization techniques
• Media experience a plus but not required
• 6+ years' experience with cloud architecture including AWS, GCP and Azure and development methods
• Strong written and oral communication skills, being able to communicate insights to technical and non-technical audiences
• Knowledge of R programming language
• Bachelors, Masters or PhD in STEM field preferred

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq970x-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats.