Data Scientist, Applied Analytics


HBO-s growing Applied Analytics team is responsible for leveraging data to generate actionable insights and recommendations that facilitate decisions across the business, from content development to promotion. The Data Scientist will conceive analytic plans encompassing descriptive and predictive analytics, and unearth the story of the data, to help the company make informed choices that influence content, products, and our relationship with audiences. To achieve these objectives, this individual will mine data and apply machine learning techniques, using languages such as SQL, Python, and R.

  • Devise and execute on analytical & data science solutions to strategic and tactical problems
  • Perform user-level analysis and mine data to gain insight into audiences and their engagement with content
  • Apply supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques, such as linear and logistic regression, decision trees, and k-means clustering
  • Partner with analytic capabilities & data science solutions team members to fully leverage and enhance the data environment, and operationalize analytics
  • Tell the underlying story of the data, and present it in an accessible way
  • Bachelor-s degree or higher from an accredited institution; a quantitative field of study is a plus
  • 1-3 years of experience defining and executing against basic analytic plans
  • Strong conceptual thinking
  • Excellent ability to identify and tell data-driven stories
  • Experience performing deep analysis of data, familiarity with statistical concepts
  • Experience with SQL and a statistical programming language (such as R or SAS)
  • Management or mentorship of other team members is a plus
  • Position based in Seattle

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