Sony Pictures Entertainment Data Analytics Intern -- Sony Pictures Television, Fall 2017 Internship in Culver City, California

Data Analytics Intern -- Sony Pictures Television, Fall 2017 Internship

Sony Pictures Television Research provides insights, analysis, and advisory across all lines of the TV business. With a global team of over 40 professionals located in 5 offices around the world, we seek to transform the way we do business through data-driven approaches that create value for our clients and for the company.

Our team is building a big data platform and analytical solutions to support Sony Pictures’ global television division. We measure, analyze, and forecast the worldwide performance of TV shows on traditional and digital video platforms to gain deep insights that influence the production and distribution of our content. We are looking for a candidate to make a major impact by helping us answer our most complex business questions.

This position will work on the department’s data analytics program, with a focus on predictive analytics projects. Your primary role will be to expand our data science practice by developing methods and models that help our business make smarter and more informed decisions.

  • Design statistical models leveraging large internal and external data sets to predict the performance ofcontent

  • Apply the appropriate tools, techniques, and data available to address key business questions

  • Conductexploratory analysis to identify trends and opportunities across the television landscape

  • Share insights and implications of findings with senior leadership in the form of presentations and white papers

  • Influence the department's strategy and roadmap as it relates to data science

  • Work closely with business and technical teams to prioritize analysis needs

  • Learn, grow, and develop using the latest technologies for data analysis (we use Tableau and Alteryx)

  • Opportunities to network, receive mentorship, and gain exposure to many parts of the business

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years ofexperience in an analytical role dealing with large data sets

  • BA/BS in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, orother quantitative field

  • Proficiency in data mining and statistical modeling

  • Fluency in R orother statistical package

  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau is a plus

  • Possess strong analytical aptitude, intellectual curiosity, and ability to work autonomously and collaboratively to solve problems

SPE’s Fall Intern 2017 Program is a 12-week part-time program from September 25-December 15, 2017. All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited degree program for the entire duration of their internship and must be available for the full 12-week session.

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

  • Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.