Data Science Director

Los Angeles Area, CA

Job Category: Predictive Analytics Job Number: 3403 Annual Salary: 170,000-190,000 Industry:

Job Description

Does the idea of working for a new division of an established legacy brand sound enticing to you? Do you have a passion for media and entertainment? If so, this could be the ideal role for you.

We are working on an exciting new Data Science Director role within a well-known media brand in the Los Angeles area. This is a newly formed team will be supporting a brand new division of the organization. You’ll help to develop a sizeable team of data scientists and help oversee and guide the direction of their work.


  • 8+ years’ experience of experience in predicative analytics and/or data science
  • 4+ years’ experience managing direct reports
  • Strong technical skills and proficiency in Python and SQL
  • Experience with machine learning and a variety of techniques such as cluster analysis, regression, and others
  • Excellent communication skills are required for working with key stakeholders and explaining complex data insights to a non-technical audience
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and consultative approach
  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Computer Science or Math
  • Excitement for and interest in the media industry and streaming services strongly preferred

This role is located in the Los Angeles area and our client can provide relocation assistance. Base salary can get close to $200k plus bonus for the right candidate.

Green Card holders or U.S. Citizens only please.




Keywords: Statistics, Machine Learning, Data Science, entertainment, gaming, media, recommendation engines, streaming, analytics, R, Python, SQL, statistical modeling, predictive analytics, regression modeling


Meet Your Recruiter

Karla Ahern
Executive Recruiter, Market Research

After working in Marketing Research roles and in business development, Karla joined Burtch Works helps to lead our marketing research and consumer insights practice.
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