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Tue Jun 25 2024

Senior Data Scientist


Ireland (Dublin) Hybrid


Employment Type: Full-time
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Job Description

We believe in better. And we make it happen.

Better content. Better products. And better careers.

Working in Tech, Product or Data at Sky is about building the next and the new. From broadband to broadcast, streaming to mobile, SkyQ to Sky Glass, we never stand still. We optimise and innovate.

We turn big ideas into the products, content and services millions of people love.

And we do it all right here at Sky.

We’re Sky, Europe’s biggest entertainment brand. We look to bring better content and innovation to all our customers. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. High speed Broadband. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact – pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you’ll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you’ll only find at Sky.

This role is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Data Scientist looking to take the next step in their career and make a significant contribution to our Commercial function. As a member of the Analytics team within Trading Performance and Analytics, you will get the opportunity to use data & insights to fuel Sky Ireland’s success by unearthing what consumers do and love. We look to exploit our data to influence Sky strategies and support key decision makers in Sky Ireland.

What You'll Do
  • Work on a variety of data science projects including insights deep-dives, predictive models, segmentations, pricing analyses and ad-hoc analyses that explore and identify opportunities for the business
  • Contribute to all stages of an analytics project, from engaging with our business stakeholders, to extracting and preparing data, and running analyses that produce reliable and robust results
  • Be part of a high-performing team that looks to influence both Trading and Strategic decisions within Sky
  • Be challenged to think commercially, and to partner with our business stakeholders to maximise the impact and value of our analyses
  • Develop strong relationships with the team’s stakeholders and be a key part of how the wider Sky team delivers on its goals and targets
What You'll Bring
  • Significant experience in an analytics role where you used advanced analytics techniques such as predictive modeling, segmentation, analytics deep-dives, etc.
  • A real passion to unlock the insights & stories in our data, and work with our stakeholders to see those insights help us deliver on business priorities
  • A self-starter, who enjoys the energy of a fast-paced environment and who has strong multi-tasking abilities and resilience
  • Strong knowledge of SQL.
  • Strong knowledge of Python
  • Someone with curiosity about our customers, our data and how we could do things differently and better
  • Masters level education preferred, graduate in mathematics, computer science, physical sciences or other quantitative discipline
The rewards
There's a reason people can't stop talking about . Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:
  • Sky Stream, for the TV you love all in one place
  • Sky Glass at an exclusive rate
  • A generous pension package & private healthcare
  • Discounted broadband
  • Access a wide range of outstanding Sky VIP rewards and experiences
Inclusion & How You'll Work
We are a Disability Confident Employer, and welcome and encourage applications from all candidates. We will look to ensure a fair and consistent experience for all, and will make reasonable adjustments to support you where appropriate. Please flag any adjustments you need to your recruiter as early as you can.

We’ve embraced hybrid working and split our time between unique office spaces and the convenience of working from home. You’ll find out more about what hybrid working looks like for your role later on in the recruitment process.

Your Office Space: Dublin
Our striking Ireland HQ has an A-list location on Burlington Road, walking distance from central Dublin. Grand Canal Dock and Pearse train stations are both around 1.5km away, and we’re a short stroll from the buses of Baggot Street, Leeson Street and Waterloo Road. There’s plenty of parking for cyclists too.

We'd love to hear from you

Inventive, forward-thinking minds come together to work in Tech, Product and Data at Sky. It’s a place where you can explore what if, how far, and what next.

But better doesn’t stop at what we do, it’s how we do it, too. We embrace each other’s differences. We support our community and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet.

If you believe in better, we’ll back you all the way.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.
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About the Company

Sky is one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment companies and is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that connects people to moments and experiences that matter. At Sky, we Believe in Better. It’s in our DNA.

We’re famous for innovation. We offer the world’s smartest TV, Sky Glass; our plug and play streaming puck, Sky Stream; the best aggregation platform, Sky Q; and streaming services NOW and WOW. We provide connectivity you can count on in mobile, fast, secure, reliable residential and business broadband, as well as smart home protection through Sky Protect.

We’re Europe’s premium content producer. We create award-winning original content, produce the biggest live sporting events, and we provide free access to news and the arts.

We believe that we can have a positive impact on society, by supporting and creating tens of thousands of jobs, addressing digital inequality, being a diverse and inclusive employer, and becoming net zero carbon by 2030.


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