Staff Data Scientist

Staff Data Scientist

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1013778BR

What you'll do at

Data Scientist, Vudu

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join Vudu’s growing Analytics team in Sunnyvale, CA and lead our efforts at modeling and researching consumer behavior. You will be leading our efforts around content recommendation, personalization, response modeling, churn analysis, A/B testing and much more. Sounds exciting? Here is more:

Who you are:

• End-to-End model development: Build prediction models from the ground up, from data exploration through feature generation and into model construction and optimization.
• Mine Vudu (and other) data and deploy statistical modeling to gain robust insights into how consumers make entertainment choices.
• Run exploratory analyses into ambiguous problems and define metrics to build a quantitative understanding of our business.
• Lead collaboration with teams across the company: Product, marketing, Content and Engineering.
• Do whatever it takes to deliver business value with data, be it building a data pipeline, a report, a dashboard or a predictive model.
• Communicate key results to senior management in verbal, visual, and written media.

Minimum Qualifications

•PhD or MS degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related quantitative field
•3+ years of hands-on experience with Python or R and the supporting analysis libraries / ecosystem.
•Proven track record of practicing data science at scale.
•Great communication skills.
•Expertise in practical aspects of applied machine learning.
•Expertise in various aspects of data engineering (SQL, Hadoop, Spark etc.)
•Delivery-oriented approach - ability to get things done within a strict time frame / ability to juggle multiple assignments.

About VUDU

We’re Vudu, and we deliver more movies & TV, to more people, across more devices with industry-leading quality in up to 4K + HDR every day. Anytime, anywhere, and on any device. We move quickly, think creatively, and work together to solve some of the biggest challenges in digital entertainment today. And we’re having a blast doing it. Join us in delivering the magic of movie night, every night.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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