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Data Scientist

New York Times
Data Scientist
New York, US
136,000 - 153,000
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Job Description

**The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for. **

Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, __ subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Description

The NYT seeks Data Scientist (NY, NY) to design and develop machine learning models to promote subscription conversion and retention. PhD in Computer Science or closely related quantitative/computational discipline OR Masters + 3 years’ experience in Computer Science or closely related quantitative/computational discipline. Must experience in a Data Science position; Experience with open source machine learning and statistical analysis tools; Experience programming in Python; Experience communicating complex ideas in data science to business audiences with varying degrees of technical background; Experience programming and deploying Dockerized applications to Kubernetes Clusters; Experience presenting data science results to business stakeholders; Experience in querying and manipulating complex relational databases with SQL; Experience working with Integer Linear Programming.

Role holder is eligible to work from home on a hybrid basis with manager approval. Send resume with cover letter, salary requirements and reference code: 6151197.

The annual base pay range for this role is between $136,000.00 and $153,000.00.


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual 's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.

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