Pluto TV
Los Angeles, CA

Senior Lead Data Scientist

| Greater LA Area
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Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.

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Pluto TV is seeking a Sr. Data Scientist who will be responsible for using their expertise in advanced analytics and predictive modeling to answer business questions and enable our organization to make data driven decisions from our streaming media platform. The ideal candidate will design and build end-to-end data science solutions within a cloud-based analytics infrastructure, transforming the insights into actionable endpoints, carrying the data science solution to production, managing the publication of the endpoints for downstream consumption, and communicating the results to stakeholders across all levels. They must have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations. They must have a proven ability to drive business results with their data-based insights. 




  • Conduct deep analysis and conduct model selection for ML and analytic insights, including but not limited to: consumer behavior, content affinity, media attribution, etc.

  • Analyze patterns in big data for optimization, anomaly detection, MLOps

  • Develop and evangelize best practices for scoping, building, validating, deploying, and monitoring data science models




  • 4+ years of work experience in Machine Learning, AI and Data Science with a proven track record to drive innovation and business impacts

  • Strong machine learning, deep learning, operations research, and statistical modeling expertise, such as causal inference modeling, ensembles, neural networks, reinforcement learning, and NLP

  • Proficiency in machine learning and deep learning languages and platforms (Python, R, TensorFlow, Databricks etc.)

  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.)

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and experience with big data platforms (AWS, Snowflake, Spark, etc.)

  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Operations Research, or other equivalent quantitative fields (Ph.D. preferred)

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to [email protected] Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

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Where we are

750 N. San Vicente Blvd. , Los Angeles, CA 90069

What are Pluto TV Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Open office floor plan
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

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