Staff Data Scientist, Reinforcement Learning - HBO Max

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Job Description

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

The Job

We arelooking for a Staff Data Scientist specialized in reinforcement learning to join our Customer Data Science team. As a Staff Data Scientist, you will be responsible for using your expertise in reinforcement learning to solve business challenges and enable our organization to make data-driven decisions.

The Daily

  • Apply reinforcement learning to identify Next Best Action
  • Investigate opportunities to improve customer experience
  • Apply data-mining, machine learning and/or deep learning techniques for a variety of modeling and relevance problems, including but not limited to Audience Segmentation, churn model, and winback model
  • Provide technical mentorship for junior data scientists
  • Understand the data and lead the ETL process to utilize large volumes of first party, second party, and third-party data for modeling purposes
  • Define metrics, understand A/B testing and statistical measurement of model quality
  • Present models and methodology to senior management and socialize results and learnings within the organization to drive business decisions
  • Collaborate with:
    • MLE team to deploy models
    • Stakeholders to understand their needs
    • BI and engineering teams to implement the tools needed to support the empowerment of the organization with data

The Essentials

  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science, or other computational disciplines is required; PhD degree is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in data science roles with a PhD degree or 8+ years of experience in data science roles with a graduate degree
  • Hands-on experience with reinforcement learning
  • Significant experience working with relational databases and SQL (experience with Pyspark/Scala is a plus)
  • Advanced-level proficiency in Python
  • Experience with working in cloud-based environments like AWS

Nice to Haves

  • Proven ability in building relationships and collaborating with stakeholders across large organizations
  • Experience with entertainment/media experience

The Perks

• Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings

• Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees

• Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies

• Access to in-house learning and development resources

• Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Company Info.


Warner Media, LLC, doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate corporation owned by AT&T . It was originally formed in 1990 from the merger of Time Inc. and the original Warner Communications, and was formerly known as Time Warner during 1990–2001 and 2003–2018. The company has film, television and cable operations, with its assets including WarnerMedia Studios & Networks.

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