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Data Analyst

| Greater NYC Area

Over half a billion videos are watched across millions of websites on a JW Player video player every day. Our product teams leverage data coming from our player to measure success, prioritize our next steps, and envision new possibilities for the thousands of video publishers we serve daily across the web. We iterate quickly, conduct frequent experiments as part of product development, and seek to be data driven in everything we do.

As a Data Analyst on the JW Player Data Science team, you will work closely with product managers, engineers, and data scientists to develop insights that inform product decision and strategy. Your findings will impact the next generation of JW Player products, from our flagship video player and video platform to our video recommendations service and other data products. You’ll play a critical role in improving these products and guiding our future development efforts.

In this role you will: 

  • Create dashboards to visualize data and track product features
  • Help envision and define requirements for new data sources
  • Enable data-driven decisions through communication of high quality analysis

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in an analytical field such as statistics, computer science, mathematics, operations research, economics or related fields
  • 1+ years experience writing SQL
  • Experience analyzing large datasets
  • Experience with data visualization tools
  • Strong knowledge of statistics and probability
  • Good organization skills, ability to work with multiple teams
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to explain complex information to non-technical audiences
  • Curious, entrepreneurial, proactively asks and seeks out answers to questions
  • Self-starter, data-driven, and customer obsessed

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Python or R for data analysis and/or modeling
  • Familiarity with statistical modeling, machine learning
  • Tech and/or media industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience with Looker
  • Advanced degree 
  • Experience engineering analytics pipelines

About JW Player

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago and continues to innovate as the world’s largest network-independent platform for video delivery and intelligence. Media companies including Fox, VICE, Business Insider, and Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types and sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver and monetize their content across all devices. JW Player’s massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights and generates billions of incremental video views. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in London and Eindhoven, and was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ in 2017. For more information, visit http://www.jwplayer.com.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Location

JW Player is located off the 33rd St. 6 stop in the heart of it all in midtown Manhattan.

What are JW Player Perks + Benefits

JW Player Benefits Overview

JW Player boasts a number of perks -- from our flexible work schedules and casual dress code to the Employee Professional Development program and generous Employee Referral Program, we strive to make sure all of our team members feel supported and appreciated.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
For many of our roles, hitting goals and surpassing expectations net rewards!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
JW Player makes every effort to create a diverse and inclusive environment for our team members, including company sponsored events like our annual Inspire: Women in Tech & monthly Fireside Chats!

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexibility is the name of the game for us. We have leadership that understands the myriad needs of a diverse workforce and what it takes to maintain a happy, healthy, inclusive culture.

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