Sr Data Scientist

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/5/2018 8:26 PM)
Job ID
2017-46285

Overview

We are looking for a data scientist to join the data science and engineering team at tronc, Inc. in
our Los Angeles office. The team’s mission is to build data solutions to serve the broad set of
digital properties owned by tronc including brands like the LA Times, Chicago Tribune, New
York Daily News, Baltimore Sun, and 6 other major daily newspapers as well as sites like The
Daily Meal.


As a senior data scientist at tronc you will have the chance to develop data models from our rich news
content that is viewed and read by nearly 60 million people a month around the world. You’ll
also be looking at how we combine news data with other data sources available throughout the
company to design innovative new data driven products. Ours is a cross-functional team
including engineers and data scientists working with a wide variety of different groups
throughout the company to help drive what a news website should be in the 21st century.

Responsibilities

Projects You Might Work on at Tronc

  • Personalization and audience modeling
  • Content classification and understanding
  • Subscriber acquisition and retention
  • Data driven solutions for digital advertising

Qualifications

  • 2+ years developing machine learning models in industry
  • Proven ability to develop machine learning models that solve business problems
  • Strong understanding of modern machine learning techniques including regression,classification, clustering, and their use with text data
  • Expert in at least one of the following: NLP / Computational Linguistics, Recommender Systems, Deep Learning, Online Learning
  • Strong programming skills (Python / Java / Scala preferred)
  • Advanced degree in a quantitative field

 

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