Full Time Job

Director, Advanced Modeling and Experimentation Analysis

Warner Media

New York, NY 08-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

The Director, Advanced Modeling and Experimentation Analysis will be part of CNN Digital's Audience Development team, enabling and supporting cross-functional product teams in identifying user problems and finding the best solutions through advanced modeling and experimentation.

The Daily
• Leads and grows a team that performs exploratory analysis to identify user problems and opportunities, validate, size, and assess proposed solutions' expected impact.
• Perform experiment design analysis to identify target user segments and sampling approach, duration, metrics, KPIs, baselines, and success criteria.
• Perform experiment results analysis, applying statistical significance calculations to metrics and KPIs, SRM calculation, confidence intervals, extrapolating results to assess the business's impact, and predicting the persistence of user behavior changes.
• Define and design tests that will give CNN Digital cross-functional teams insights into targeting future audiences and provide insights into improving and optimizing CNN Digital products.
• Synthesize analytics and statistical approaches into easy-to-consume storylines, both visually and verbally, and provide product teams' actions.
• Provide technical mentorship for teammates and cross- functional team partners.

The Essentials
• MS or Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Machine Learning, Operations Research, Business Analytics, or other quantitative fields. (If BS with five or more years of experience in relevant fields).
• 10+ years of progressively related experience.
• 5+ years of managerial experience, building and growing teams in product analytics environments.
• Knowledge of underlying mathematical foundations of statistics, machine learning, optimization, and analytics.
• Experience in experimental design and analysis. Proficiency in Python, R, and SQL.
• Experience building data science/statistical models (Multivariate regression, Muti-armed bandits, Time Series Model, XGBoost, causal inference, etc.)
• Experience in forecasting models and algorithms such as ARIMA and prophet models.
• Experience with leading AB testing tools, such as Adobe Target, Optimizely, Google Optimize, SiteSpect, Conductrics, AB Tasty, etc.
• Familiarity with Client-Side and Server-Side testing approaches.
• Experience with cloud storage platforms such as AWS, Databricks, Snowflake, Snowplow, DBT.
• Familiar with Business Intelligence tools like Looker, Tableau, Domo, or similar.
• Strong working knowledge of analytics platforms, e.g., Omniture, Mixpanel, Amplitude.
• Experience in customizing optimization algorithms.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g33xv9-3-230-144-31-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Warner Media

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.