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Data Engineer

NBC


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
08/22/2017
2017-08-222017-09-20
Job Code:
33651BR
Categories:
  • Engineering
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Data Engineer

Jobid 23768-368392

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 33651BR

**Job Title** Data Engineer

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Enterprise Business Intelligence

**Posting Category** Strategy & Business Development

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York

**Responsibilities**

The Management Science team helps drive "the art of the possible" for advanced analytics at NBCUniversal by building and integrating pragmatic data science principles and products throughout the Company. The Team focuses primarily on decision science analyses to support and inform strategy and key business decisions and building advanced data products to help enable more data-enhanced decision support.



Job Duties



+ Partner with various NBCU Technology teams in the design and execution of an overall Corporate Data Syndication Strategy for Nielsen and Alternative Measurement Data

+ Process structured and unstructured data into a form suitable for analysis and reporting, empowering state-of-the-art analytics and machine learning environments for business analysts, data scientists and engineers

+ Operationalize data science models and products in a cluster-computing environment

+ Evangelize a very high standard of quality, reliability and performance for data models and algorithms that can be streamlined into the engineering and sciences workflow

+ Manage multiple priorities across a mix of ad-hoc and operational projects

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications



+ Master’s Degree with a specialization in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or other quantitative field or equivalent

+ 2+ years of experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data in a cluster-computing environment or similar experience in academia

+ 5+ years of experience with a programming language such Scala, R, Python or Java and the ability to write reusable and efficient code to automate analyses and data processes

+ Experience with open source and Enterprise software

+ Experience building and maintaining production data pipelines

+ Familiarity with relational databases and SQL

+ Team-oriented and collaborative approach with a demonstrated aptitude and willingness to learn new methods and tools

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications



+ Experience with television ratings and digital measurement tools (Nielsen, Rentrak, comScore, Omniture, etc.)

+ Familiarity with NoSQL and Graph databases

+ Experience with large-scale video assets

+ Experience with computer vision and metadata generation from video



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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