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Sr Data Analyst

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10001
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    114565586
Discovery Communications


Sr Data Analyst

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 24756
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: IT & Technical Operations
US-NY-New York City

Overview

Discovery is looking for a Senior Data Analyst with a strong technical background to support data product innovation and process automation in a data-driven advertising sales team. Reporting to the Data Science Lead, this individual would use analytics and data engineering to drive business efficiencies and advance the development and enhancement of data products.



Responsibilities

Data Engineering
1. Build data pipelines and batch processes
2. Build complex SQL queries on disparate databases and reporting systems
3. Python scripting for data prep, cleaning, and validation


Data Product / Solutions Development
1. Work with a cross-functional team of data professionals and advertising sales people to define and test requirements for enhancing audience targeting systems and processes
2. Build proofs of concept and prototypes
3. Manage/participate in scrum projects and sprints


Other
1. Support various data cleansing and modeling needs of Data Science Lead
2. Support ad hoc requests from internal Sales team that require automation of data processes or other technical solutions (small and medium tasks)
3. Data visualizations and dashboarding using various data viz tools (Tableau, matplotlib, ggplot2, shiny apps, etc.)
4. Data and process documentation
5. Interfacing with internal IT and Cloud Engineering teams on various issues



Qualifications

* Bachelor’s or Master’s in a STEM field (Computer Science, engineering, data science, preferred), or relevant experience
* 2-5 years of experience using databases and analytics tools
* Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform—AWS preferred)
* Advanced knowledge of SQL, Python
* Ability to work at command line
* Experience with Tableau or other business intelligence / data viz tools
* Ability to think creatively and strategically to solve unstructured business and technical problems
* Entrepreneurial mindset
* Detail obsession
* Service orientation

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience in media, advertising, marketing vertical
* AWS experience (especially S3, EC2, Lambda, EMR, Redshift, RDS)
* Experience with Serverless
* Knowledge of R, Scala, Java, other languages
* Experience working with Agile framework, using software such as Jira
* Experience building/administering SQL databases (Oracle, MySQL)
* Experience with NoSQL databases and big data platforms
* Knowledge of Big Data technologies (Spark, Databricks, Amazon EMR, etc.)
* Apache Airflow or other data pipelining framework
* Experience with knowledge-bases such as Confluence for documentation
* Basic knowledge of statistics and/or machine learning algorithms

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to [email protected]

PI114565586

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Sr Data Analyst</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24756<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> IT & Technical Operations<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Discovery is looking for a Senior Data Analyst with a strong technical background to support data product innovation and process automation in a data-driven advertising sales team. Reporting to the Data Science Lead, this individual would use analytics and data engineering to drive business efficiencies and advance the development and enhancement of data products.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Data Engineering</strong><br />1. Build data pipelines and batch processes<br />2. Build complex SQL queries on disparate databases and reporting systems<br />3. Python scripting for data prep, cleaning, and validation</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br /><strong>Data Product / Solutions Development</strong><br />1. Work with a cross-functional team of data professionals and advertising sales people to define and test requirements for enhancing audience targeting systems and processes<br />2. Build proofs of concept and prototypes<br />3. Manage/participate in scrum projects and sprints</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br /><strong>Other</strong><br />1. Support various data cleansing and modeling needs of Data Science Lead<br />2. Support ad hoc requests from internal Sales team that require automation of data processes or other technical solutions (small and medium tasks)<br />3. Data visualizations and dashboarding using various data viz tools (Tableau, matplotlib, ggplot2, shiny apps, etc.)<br />4. Data and process documentation<br />5. Interfacing with internal IT and Cloud Engineering teams on various issues</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Bachelors or Masters in a STEM field (Computer Science, engineering, data science, preferred), or relevant experience<br />* 2-5 years of experience using databases and analytics tools<br />* Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud PlatformAWS preferred)<br />* Advanced knowledge of SQL, Python<br />* Ability to work at command line<br />* Experience with Tableau or other business intelligence / data viz tools<br />* Ability to think creatively and strategically to solve unstructured business and technical problems<br />* Entrepreneurial mindset<br />* Detail obsession<br />* Service orientation</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Preferred Qualifications</strong></p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Experience in media, advertising, marketing vertical<br />* AWS experience (especially S3, EC2, Lambda, EMR, Redshift, RDS)<br />* Experience with Serverless<br />* Knowledge of R, Scala, Java, other languages<br />* Experience working with Agile framework, using software such as Jira<br />* Experience building/administering SQL databases (Oracle, MySQL)<br />* Experience with NoSQL databases and big data platforms<br />* Knowledge of Big Data technologies (Spark, Databricks, Amazon EMR, etc.)<br />* Apache Airflow or other data pipelining framework<br />* Experience with knowledge-bases such as Confluence for documentation<br />* Basic knowledge of statistics and/or machine learning algorithms</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New York, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to [email protected] <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/V7aZ2VszGjOgT658u4GAP"> <p>PI114565586</p>
Posted: 2019-10-15 Expires: 2019-11-16

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