Lead - Data Science and Analytics

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Disney+ Hotstar is the fastest growing entertainment brand in India with one of the largest subscription services in the country, and millions more accessing quality entertainment that’s available free. Over the past six years, Disney+ Hotstar has been instrumental in shaping how Indians consume their favourite content, migrating audiences at scale from television to a device of their choice. 


We are seeking a talented and passionate Analytics & Data Science Manager to help scale Hotstar advertising business. This is a high-impact position where your analytical insights, data skills and algorithms built will have a direct impact on revenue. The perfect candidate will have experience leading and managing a rockstar analytics team, will have worked with large and complex data, and will have a track record of driving data-informed decisions. You have a proven record of managing senior stakeholders within the organization. You have the ability to collaborate, work cross-functionally and communicate effectively across multiple business functions.


  • Lead a data science & analytics team focusing on Hotstar Ads
  • Deliver regular analyses and insights for some of the biggest advertisers to help them grow their businesses
  • Partner with Product and Engineering teams to identify opportunities and solve problems
  • Inform, influence & support sales, strategy & operations teams with the help of data
  • Work with strategy, operations teams to build GTMs & campaign delivery plans
  • Build/maintain/own reports, dashboards to track key metrics
  • Find opportunities to help business and build data science products
  • Define metrics & design A/B experiments to support product launches
  • Partner with third parties to enrich Hotstar data

  • 9+ Years of experience in business analytics, data science & big data
  • 5+ years experience managing a team of analysts, data scientists
  • 8+ years of experience with  SQL. Should be able to write complex queries efficiently
  • Fluency in Python, R or other programming languages ( 5+ years experience in Python, Spark, R)
  • Knowledge of distributed frameworks like Spark, Impala etc & AWS
  • In depth understanding of advanced statistical techniques & A/B testing
  • Understands product planning, prioritization & strategy building
  • Experience and familiarity with AWS (EC2, S3)
  • Experience with web analytics tools like Amplitude, Google Analytics etc & data visualization tools
  • Experience in managing C-suite stakeholders
  • Experience in cross-functional partnerships with Engineering, Product & Business teams
  • Have prior experience in presenting complex analysis & technical details in simple & layman terms to senior management
  • Experience in driving projects to completion autonomously
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Graduate/Post-Graduate Degree in Mathematics, Statistics or Engineering
  • Experience in AdTech/Media/OTT is a plus


  • We are customer obsessed
  • We are audacious in vision and action
  • We encourage honesty and open dialogue
  • We respect everyone and every point of view
  • We make objective and data-driven decisions
  • We believe trust and accountability go hand-in-hand
  • We invest in each other's growth
  • We bring our A-game and nothing else
  • We take charge and get it done

  • The glory. Almost too much responsibility
  • No dress code. Unlimited leave. A fun-life balance
  • A ticket on our rocket ship to the moon 🚀

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.


    Disney+ Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services. Scratch that. We’re Disney+ Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 300 million active users who seek anything from award-winning English shows and movies to regional content to live sports. Basically, those that seek everything. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform that takes over the world wide web and the whole wide world.