Senior Data Scientist - Recommendation Algorithms, Experimentation and Analytics
Netflix, Los Gatos, California
Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies
- Lead the design, analysis, and interpretation of experiments that shape decision-making around personalization algorithms at Netflix.
- Proactively perform data exploration to understand user behavior and identify opportunities for improving our recommendation algorithms.
- Drive innovation by developing new experimentation methodologies, statistical techniques, and causal-inference approaches that could sharpen our product decision-making process.
- Research new measurements and frameworks to enable understanding of emergent phenomena, e.g. the impact of off-product behavior on Netflix viewing.
- Present your research and insights to all levels of the company.
- Advanced degree in Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics, or a related quantitative field
- 5+ years relevant experience with a proven track record of leveraging massive amounts of data to drive product innovation
- Deep statistical skills utilized in A/B testing, analyzing observational data, and modeling
- Experience with distributed analytic processing technologies (Hive, Pig, Presto, Spark)
- Strong programming skills (ideally in Python or R)
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
- Deep product sense
- A fan of Netflix is a strong plus
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