1+ months

Director, Data & Analytics - Comcast

Atlanta, Georgia

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Comcast Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) Applied Analytics team is looking for a data centric, analytical leader who enjoys working on solving complex business questions using large, complex real-world data. Your work will directly impact Comcast operations and contribute to the growth of our business.

The Successful Candidate Will

  • Effectively partner with cross-functional teams & business partners with intent to build strong relationships that ultimately lead to identification of ways the team can engage and improve business value
  • Promote and evangelize a culture of excellence, data driven discussions, healthy skepticism, intellectual curiosity and knowledge sharing while maintaining an environment that is upbeat and fun
  • Proactively evaluate, capture, and translate complex business questions into a structured analytical and data plan, including identification of effective work stream
  • Partner with senior members of the business to understand each analytical opportunity and be able to determine data needs for each opportunity
  • Have a high degree of intellectual curiosity that will help the team brainstorm through data needs and the implications the data will have on each analytical project
  • Be able to quickly identify data architecture, sources, and data design/meaning for the required analytical needs
  • Be accomplished in the art of connecting and creating large and complex data sets to be used by the data science and analytical teams to create finished business ready insights
  • Utilize hypothesis-driven problem-solving approach to reveal insights and opportunities by accessing, processing, exploring, interpreting transaction / event level data to succinctly tell the story and tie it to business implications.
  • Explore the unknown, brainstorming new ideas, building things, breaking things, and tireless attempt to identify business solutions

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop analytic plans to identify, understand, collect, transform, and document data sets that can be used to drive business insights.
  • Actively build strong partnerships internally within EBI and with other business leaders.
  • Establishes policies, standards, practices, and security measures to assure effective and consistent information processing operations and to safeguard the information resources.
  • Recommends alternative solutions or adjustments to solutions to correct problems or solidify successes in the perspective of current and proposed operating strategies.
  • Identifies and drives system improvements to create efficiencies with regards to cost and performance.
  • Directs the planning and deployment of data engineering and analytics solutions, policies, and procedures, including design of source documents, operational requirements, sustaining activities, and performance reports.
  • Directs the continuing review of all current systems/applications and formulation of future systems/applications so as to efficiently accomplish business purposes within budget.
  • Develops and communicates goals, strategies, tactics, project plans, timelines, and key performance metrics to reach goals.
  • Collaborate as part of the senior leadership team within EBI. Promotes transparent communication among management team


Other Competencies

  • Proficient in Python, SQL, Tableau, Hive, UNIX, and Presto and as well as a willingness to pick up new skills in this area
  • Git, Spark/Scala, and PowerShell experience
  • Ability to grasp complex analytic principles and techniques
  • Demonstrated creativity in determining the correct data for the "next" set of questions
  • Strong business acumen & demonstrated aptitude for analytics that incite action
  • "Lean forward" bias to find opportunities and drive results
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to progress multiple projects in parallel
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Effective communication skills ability to "understand the issue" and "tell the story"
  • Ability to work effectively across functions, disciplines, and levels
  • Work on problems requiring judgment and in-depth evaluation of multiple factors
  • Independently identify key issues, patterns or deviations from norm

Education Level

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent

Field Of Study

  • BA/BS degree in marketing, economics, statistics, psychology, engineering, computer science, mathematics, or finance
  • MBA strongly preferred

Years Of Experience

  • 10+ years related experience.


Comcast is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.


The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer


Posted: 2019-06-06 Expires: 2019-08-05

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