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Data Scientist (L5) - Title & Launch Management

Remote position, United States only

$170k - $720k

Overview

Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, is seeking a talented data scientist to join their Title Launch Management Data Science and Engineering team. In this role, you will collaborate closely with stakeholders to shape strategy and deliver impact through statistical and machine learning solutions. You will have the opportunity to work with a world-class team and contribute to launching high-quality content on the platform, helping members discover content they will love. If you have a Ph.D. or MS degree in a quantitative or computational field, expertise in statistical analysis and machine learning methods, and exceptional communication skills, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Join Netflix and be a part of their unique and exciting culture.

Job Description

Netflix is one of the world's leading streaming entertainment services, with over 260 million members in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, feature films, and mobile games across various genres and languages. Members can play, pause, and resume watching as they want, anytime, anywhere, and change their plans anytime.

The goal of our Title Launch Management Data Science and Engineering team is to enable operational and creative excellence in the distribution and promotion of our content. We collaborate closely with our partners in the Product Discovery Promotion organization, and our work directly contributes to launching high-quality content on our service and helps our members discover content they will love. We conduct analyses, develop models, and build analytical tools to help our partners execute on these primary objectives.

We are looking for a talented data scientist to support the discovery of our content on service. You will partner with our world-class team of merchandising practitioners and various cross-functional teams to shape strategy and deliver impact via statistical and machine learning solutions. Interested? Read more about the job description and qualifications below!

What you will do:

  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders in Product Discovery Promotion to learn deeply about content merchandising and identify potentially impactful problems to solve via scalable data science solutions
  • Develop innovative analyses that empower decision-making for stakeholders and product features that can deliver member joy by leveraging a wide variety of engagement data on our service and metadata about our content
  • Collaborate with team members and cross-functional partners to develop machine learning models and integrate them seamlessly into operational workflows
  • Serve as a key thought partner for stakeholders, cross-functional partners, and our diverse set of team members regarding data science methods

Your background and characteristics:

  • Ph.D. or MS degree in a quantitative or computational field
  • 4+ years of full-time work experience in one or more relevant data science roles
  • Expertise in statistical analysis methods, most notably regression analysis, forecasting, causal inference, and experimentation methods
  • Practical experience in supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods
  • Proficiency in SQL and programming in Python or R
  • Comfortable and effective in ambiguous problem spaces; ability to own and drive projects with minimal oversight and process
  • Exceptional written and oral communication with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Enthusiasm about and compatibility with Netflix culture

Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $170,000 - $720,000.

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.

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