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Data Scientist - NBCUniversal

NBCUniversal Media, LLC

New York, New York
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Business Intelligence
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Job Details


Here what you’ll do in this role

  • Be part of a team of Data Scientists that focus on the design and execution of advanced analytical data exploration, mining, inference, models and systems utilizing multiple traditional and non-traditional media measurement data sets
  • Develop and deliver high-impact tools and insights comprised of aggregated data sets and advanced algorithms with a clean user experience
  • Drive the collection and manipulation of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
  • Manage multiple priorities across a mix of ad-hoc and operational projects
  • Translate complex problems and solutions to all levels of the organization


Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications


If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to meet you!

  • 1+ years of experience in an advanced analytics or consulting role or similar experience in academia
  • Advanced Degree (Master’s or Ph.D.) with a specialization in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research or other quantitative field or equivalent
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency in statistical methods (i.e., parametric and non-parametric regression, time-series, panel data analysis, survival analysis, etc.) and machine learning techniques (i.e., methods of supervised and unsupervised learning such as clustering, regression, classification, ensemble methods, etc.)
  • A strong understanding of the differences between inferential and predictive models and experience applying methods in both areas
  • Working knowledge of multiple analytics and programming languages such as R, Python, SAS, Julia, Java, Scala or similar
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience with data visualization techniques and concepts


    Fine Print for Eligibility
  • If you think you’d be awesome in this role, please submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • You must be willing to work in New York, NY


Desired Characteristics Bonus Points if this describes you

  • Team-oriented and collaborative approach with a demonstrated aptitude and willingness to learn new methods and tools
  • Experience with television ratings and digital measurement tools (Nielsen, Rentrak, comScore, Omniture, etc.)
  • Familiarity with cluster computing environments and Spark, Hive and/or Hadoop
  • Experience with large-scale video assets
  • Experience with computer vision and metadata generation from video
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