iHeartMedia Data Scientist in San Antonio, Texas
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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base.
The Data Scientist will provide research, modeling, analysis, and guidance using Advanced Analytics and Data Science techniques to develop and support data and model-driven decision making through leading-edge business solutions. The Data Scientist will engage directly with business and technology partners to research, identify, and seek out information, facts, and data, and will conduct and promote scientific, inquisitive, and innovative approaches to business decision problems and technical solutions.
Demonstrate passion about using data assets and mathematical modeling to optimize systems, processes, and products across iHeartMedia
Use emerging tools and technology to develop advanced analytics models and automation in content programming, ad sales and operations, consumer insights, music research, audience attribution, demand and revenue forecasting, and other areas of the company
Assist or lead the formulation, calibration, validation, and implementation of predictive analytics, statistical, and machine learning models
Employ a pragmatic approach to evaluate new algorithms and technologies for positive impact within iHeartMedia
Communicate complex solutions and ideas to a variety of stakeholders (other team members, IT leadership, and business leaders) in easily understandable language
Work on a number of projects as a member of the project team and/or as an individual contributor
Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using agreed upon technology
Participate in system and user acceptance testing
Participate in project planning sessions to gather user requirements
Assist in the preparation of time estimates for project schedules
Troubleshoot production problems within area of expertise
Utilize and stay current in programming languages and software technology
Master’s Degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research or a related analytical field – Ph.D. desired
2+ years of commercial experience in a data science, machine learning, or predictive analytics role, formulating and implementing predictive analytics models
A demonstrable scientific foundation and understanding of concepts of predictive analytics and data science such as theoretical statistics, estimation theory, simulation, consumer choice modeling, machine learning, etc.
Solid programming skills in a general-purpose language and expertise in Python or R
Exceptional analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills as well as solid communication and presentation skills with technical and non-technical audiences
Experience and understanding of software development practice concepts and technology obtained through formal training and/or work experience
San Antonio, TX: 20880 Stone Oak Parkway, 78258
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.
Visit iHeartMedia.com at https://iheartmedia.com/ to learn more about us.