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  Data Scientist
Employer: iHeartMedia Job Posted: 1/31/2020
Location: Nashville, TN Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

The Data Scientist will provide research, modeling, analysis, and guidance using Advanced Analytics and Data Science techniques to develop and support data and model-driven decision making through leading-edge business solutions. The Data Scientist will engage directly with business and technology partners to research, identify, and seek out information, facts, and data, and will conduct and promote scientific, inquisitive, and innovative approaches to business decision problems and technical solutions.


• Demonstrate passion about using data assets and mathematical modeling to optimize systems, processes, and products across iHeartMedia
• Use emerging tools and technology to develop advanced analytics models and automation in content programming, ad sales and operations, consumer insights, music research, audience attribution, demand and revenue forecasting, and other areas of the company
• Assist or lead the formulation, calibration, validation, and implementation of predictive analytics, statistical, and machine learning models
• Employ a pragmatic approach to evaluate new algorithms and technologies for positive impact within iHeartMedia
• Communicate complex solutions and ideas to a variety of stakeholders (other team members, IT leadership, and business leaders) in easily understandable language
• Work on a number of projects as a member of the project team and/or as an individual contributor
• Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using agreed upon technology
• Participate in system and user acceptance testing
• Participate in project planning sessions to gather user requirements
• Assist in the preparation of time estimates for project schedules
• Troubleshoot production problems within area of expertise
• Utilize and stay current in programming languages and software technology


• Master’s Degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research or a related analytical field – Ph.D. desired
• 2+ years of commercial experience in a data science, machine learning, or predictive analytics role, formulating and implementing predictive analytics models
• A demonstrable scientific foundation and understanding of concepts of predictive analytics and data science such as theoretical statistics, estimation theory, simulation, consumer choice modeling, machine learning, etc.
• Solid programming skills in a general-purpose language and expertise in Python or R
• Exceptional analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills as well as solid communication and presentation skills with technical and non-technical audiences
• Experience and understanding of software development practice concepts and technology obtained through formal training and/or work experience

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