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Sr. Analyst & Machine Learning Scientist

Sony Pictures

Scottsdale, AZ 04-15-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Sr. Analyst & Machine Learning Scientist - Pure Flix

Pure Flix is the worldwide leader in selecting and streaming faith and family-friendly media that changes lives, inspires hearts, and lifts the spirits of members like you and those you love. We are seeking a Senior Analyst & Machine Learning Scientist to join our growing team remotely or in our Scottsdale, Arizona location.

Responsibilities include:
• Translate business strategy into machine learning vision -break down the vision into short and long-term plans.
• Work directly with a third party that provides recommendation technology, maintain responsibility for measurement and performance of recommendation engine. Create, maintain and iterate on machine learning algorithms and machine learning systems.
• Collaborate with engineering (platform and data), UX research & design, and data insights teams to ensure we're driving the right metrics for our larger business. This may include work on user personas, predictive models around lifetime value and churn, A/B testing, sample balancing, and designing an achievement system.
• Participate in the larger data science initiatives throughout the company.
• Analyze traffic and performance, define and prioritize A/B testing opportunities based on effort and impact. Key member of conversion rate optimization team.
• Critical thinking and development of solutions for machine learning (ML) and/or natural language (NL) applications.
• Developing and/or applying statistical modeling techniques; in particular, deep learning, optimization, and other ML techniques to different applications in business and engineering.
• Researching and implementing novel ML and statistical approaches to add value to the business.
• Identifying problems in entertainment that can benefit from the latest advancements in ML.
• Breaking down complex problems into approachable stages and bringing concepts to production.

Qualifications
• 3+ years working in a Data Science or Machine Learning type position
• 2+ years building churn models, LTV models, user segmentation, and/or other product and marketing focused predictive analytics
• Any understanding or interest in learning the digital marketing landscape and measurement solutions - Google Analytics, Facebook Ads, HubSpot, Google Ads
• General understanding of user segmentation, AB testing and performance marketing
• History of leading projects alongside other functions that produced pivotal work
• Extensive experience architecting complex algorithms/data products, extensive knowledge on recommendation systems preferred
• Background in designing and instituting ''production quality'' machine learning algorithms
• Deep understanding of Python
• Hands-on experience with deep learning toolkits and frameworks like PyTorch or TensorFlow
• Ability to design and execute on research agenda
• Ability to write complex SQL queries and a strong understanding of relational databases


USA - Offsite/Home/Remote - WKH-0999, USA - Scottsdale - Pima Road - Affirm Entertainment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0yw0m-34-237-52-11-42 in your application.

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Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.