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Engineer, Data Science, Audience Studio - NBCUniversal Media

NBCUniversal Media, LLC


Location:
New York, New York
Date:
06/20/2017
2017-06-202017-08-19
Categories:
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analytics
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Job Details

Responsibilities As a member of the Sales Research and Analytics Technology (SRAT) Product Engineering Team, the Engineer, Data Science, Audience Studio will be directly responsible for data science engineering activities as part of building out the necessary platform and products for NBCUniversal’s Audience Studio. NBCUniversal’s audience management products will enable NBCUniversal to better understand its brand’s audiences such as NBC News, Bravo, The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, and USA Network as well as audiences that cross brands. The goal is to ensure we know who is watching what, where and when. In turn enabling NBCUniversal’s sales teams to properly align our audiences with the market advertisements that can benefit them the most.

You’re a big thinker who can analyze and evangelize a long range opportunity, architect a ground breaking solution, and roll-up your sleeves to get code out the door when needed. You are data driven and analytical. You understand the concept of a value proposition and evaluation criteria, and you know how to align them with low level milestones to get the work done. You can apply domain knowledge from one technical subject, in order to quickly ramp and deliver on a new one. You know how to learn from failure until you succeed, and you are able to articulate and quantify the reasons for your decisions.

You will be part of the Audience Studio Data Technology team, participating in the data architecture that will drive both current and future data management initiatives within NBCUniversal’s Audience Studio group.

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a data scientist for audience studio data products.
  • Participate in, and execute, a 12-36 month product roadmap with input from the delivery team, stakeholders, and SRAT leadership
  • Develop and code data science services that is core to Audience Studio, under the leadership and direction of the Director, Data Science
  • Analyze and report results and adjust the overall engineering strategy accordingly with engineering leadership

Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor¹s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 2-5+ years of software development experience, as a developer or manager
  • 2-5+ years of experience with digital advertising technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms
  • Ability to apply data science theory to effectively to advertising & audience data
  • Fluency in at least 1 of the following programming languages (C, C++, Ruby, R, SAS, MapR, Python)
  • 2-5+ years of experience with both relational database design (SQL), non-relational (NoSQL), big data, real-time technologies
  • Proficient in scalable computing mechanisms such as Hadoop and Amazon Elastic MapReduce
  • Experience in web application development and associated skills (REST, HTTP, web services)

     

Additional Job Requirements: 

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

     

Desired Characteristics:

  • Able to easily transition between high-level strategy and day-to-day implementation
  • Self-directed, ability to multi-task, sharp analytical abilities, excellent communication skills, capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated.