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Big Data Analyst (Greater NYC Area, NY)

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Our Team: Marketing Science
Marketing Science powers Discovery's internal Global Subscriber Acquisition Team managing the data and analytics for all owned & paid media globally. Data engineering, products, operations, analysis and data science expertise all sit within the team to streamline collaboration and create agility. We are an in-house data product team working with big data, including streaming analytics, smart tv and MMPs to measure billions of media impressions weekly. We continually work to enhance the data processing, code, methodologies and products deployed to drive dashboard reporting, multi-touch attribution, media mix models, incrementality, ROI reporting and real-time optimization... and we are just getting started. Our mission is to power our marketing arsonal driving expansion of the Discovery+ streaming service globally. Come join a team that is at the heart of media and data at Discovery.
The Role:
The Big Data Analyst will lead the exploration of media measurement across linear TV and Discovery+ streaming outcomes. Sitting at the intersection of marketing and big data, the role will query/mine vast amounts of data across global media exposures and cost, and viewership and subscription conversions. The analysis will pull from a variety of data sources (structured and unstructured) while leveraging advanced statistical frameworks. The role will provide research trends and insights to improve media efficacy and drive revenue outcomes cross-platform as well as find and identify new opportunities to evolve the business operations and practices. The ideal candidate will be skilled in communicating with business stakeholders to gather data/analysis requirements and explain results in a concise manner.
The Big Data Analyst will also support the ongoing development of the internal data infrastructure and self-serve reporting dashboards to empower a variety of media and marketing stakeholders driving real-time optimizations. The role will own, automate and build data products from analysis projects that provide ongoing benefit to the business and will also help advance key business initiatives including global media mix modeling, multi-touch attribution, audience segmentation and customer journey tracking. If you love big data and believe streaming is the future of TV, come join a marketing science team that has built out smart tv advanced analytics in-house.
  • Query and analyze raw data including smart tv data, campaign exposure data and other datasets (e.g. digital and app measurement partners) to drive media business requirements, insights and improved outcomes
  • Analyze ecosystem metrics across linear, TVE and DTC streaming, producing automated dashboards for media partners while identifying larger consumer shifts and business opportunities
  • Interpret brand awareness media performance across platforms and channels to define audience opportunities, media mix model strategies and multi-touch methodologies
  • Work with data science to test supervised and unsupervised learning models and build algorithmic solutions
  • Model target audience predictions to power linear marketing tactics and digital segmentation optimization engines
  • Utilize big datasets to analyze and extract deep learnings to guide media strategy and optimization
  • Convert high value analysis projects to automated data products
  • Collaborate with other analysts to build out and maintain self-serve dashboards
  • Work with data engineering to consolidate and analyze structured and unstructured "big data" sources
  • Write queries and code to extract relevant data from various platforms
  • Help ensure that data is accurate and consistent throughout the organization
  • Scope and manage ad-hoc analytics projects driven by the needs of the company

  • Bachelor's degree in a subject such as Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, etc.
  • 2+ years of relevant work-related experience working with large datasets
  • Experience with data programming languages (e.g. SQL, Python, R)
  • Strong SQL experience, ability to perform effective querying and analysis of data from multiple sources
  • Working knowledge of AWS Big Data Tools (S3, Red Shift, Athena) or like environments
  • Experience with source control system, ideally Github
  • Understanding of the Data Lifecycle Management process to collect, access, use, store, transfer, delete dataHighly proficient in mathematics, including probability & statistics
  • Deep understanding of predictive analytics and experience working with foundational data science models
  • Proficient in visualization tools, such as Tableau
  • Experience working with data engineering and science teams
  • Experience presenting complex business methodologies and results to senior stakeholders
  • Ability to build and nurture strong working relationships with internal and external clients
  • Media Industry experience and/or ad tech is a plus
  • Experience with viewership datasets (Nielsen, Inscape, Samba, Set-Top Box, etc) a plus
  • Proven ability to advance large task-based projects through completion
  • Ability to manage through solving complex business problem and offer solutions
  • Ability to build and nurture strong working relationships with internal and external clients
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to navigate through data ambiguity and pivot when necessary
  • Ability to work in agile environments
  • Utilization of G suite (sheets, slides) required, advanced Excel a plus
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles that will be performed in New York City. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $52,360 -$97,240 salary per year.
Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).
Discovery requires vaccination for employment consideration, except where prohibited by law. Discovery will consider requests for exemption from this requirement upon an offer of employment. Employees with approved exemptions due to health or religious reasons must abide by weekly rigorous COVID-19 testing protocols.
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.
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.
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What are Warner Bros. Discovery Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Annual Impact Day where the office volunteers together. Opportunities to volunteer through People Portal. New Hires are given $25 to donate to cause of their choice. Discovery offers matching programs
Partners with Nonprofits
RISE, Turn Up Fight Hunger, Adopt a Family, Oceana, Discovery Project CAT, Give a Little TLC, Inspire a Difference, Building a Difference, Talent Unlimited.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Parents at Discovery, Discovery GreenD, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Diverse slate required for leadership roles.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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