At Viaplay Group, we entertain millions of people every day through our streaming services, radio networks, TV channels and production studios. We believe in the power of content not just as a way of telling stories and touching lives, but also expanding worlds.

We’re looking for the best people to join us on our journey. Right now, we’re searching for a Data Scientistfor our Stockholmoffice –are you ready to hit play on an exciting career change?

The role

As a Data Scientist at our streaming company, you will play a key role in extracting actionable insights from large datasets to drive informed business decisions. You will work in a team with Data Scientists, Data analysts, and Analytics Engineers who share knowledge and experience in researching and developing data products and analysis. Your expertise in statistical analysis will drive an in-depth exploration of user behaviour, content performance, and market trends, empowering cross-functional teams with data-driven insights.

Some of your daily tasks will include:

  • Conducting advanced statistical analyses to identify trends, patterns, and actionable insights related to user behaviour and content consumption
  • Collaborating with commercial, marketing, and content teams to deliver data-driven recommendations for content curation, user engagement strategies, and overarching business strategies
  • Providing statistical expertise in analysing large datasets and conducting ad-hoc analyses to address specific business challenges and support strategic initiatives
  • Fostering engagement with business intelligence tools and statistical models across the organization to enhance data visualization and analytical capabilities

What we’re looking for

We understand you may feel confident ticking certain boxes more than others and that’s why we always keep an open mind in our recruitment process. But, in order to thrive in this role, we do believe you’ll have at least some experience in the following:

  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist or similar role, preferably in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency in SQL, R, Python, or other relevant programming languages
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to translate complex data into actionable insights
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of presenting findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience

It’s a bonus if you have:

  • Scala/Spark knowledge
  • Streaming/media industry experience
  • Databricks
  • AWS

Our offering

  • We’ve got the basics covered (and then some)! 30 days of paid vacation every year and extra compensation on top of a parental pay lift.
  • Your wellbeing matters. We have an attractive pension and insurance scheme with full health care coverage should you need it.
  • A safe space to grow and up-skill with the freedom to try new things in autonomous teams. Our learning culture puts you in the driver’s seat of your own development, while always making sure you feel supported with regular knowledge-sharing sessions, technical training, mentorship opportunities and peer-to-peer networks.
  • An innovative environment with Hack Days once a year. This week-long initiative allows you to think outside the box and deliver creative, technical solutions that (more often than not) go on to be implemented, either in our product or our ways of working.
  • Entertainment is what we love, and entertainment is what we do. So, unlimited access to Viaplay seems only fair for you to get to know the product –including live sports & pay per view events, new release movie rentals, linear channels and more.

    Hit play today

    If this feels like your kind of challenge, make sure you apply by attaching your CV here –you may also want to add your LinkedIn profile. Please don’t send us your application via email because we won’t be able to accept it. We do, however, welcome any questions you may have about this particular position.

    Want to learn more about who we are and what we do? Check out our careers page or follow us on Instagram! We’re only ever a few clicks away.

    Detta är en jobbannons med titeln "Data Scientist" hos företaget Viaplay Group Sweden AB och publicerades på den 3 april 2024 klockan 15:47.

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