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Data Scientist

Job Category:
Technology Provider
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Company Name:
NBC Universal, LLC.
Universal City
Job Title Data Scientist
Business Segment Filmed Entertainment Group
Sub-Business Film Brand Development
Posting Category Motion Pictures
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 California
City Universal City
Responsibilities Essential Responsibilities: 
  • Ideation of data models and modeling 
  • Historical as well as predictive models 
  • Working with the games team and partners to understand what are the needed KPIs in addition to what selected BI tools provide 
  • Help design and monitor A/B tests 
  • Ideate cross-promotion campaigns 
  • Work across teams to identify needs and translate them to modeling mandates 
  • Explain player behavior and campaign results
Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications: 
  • 2+ years of experience performing statistical and predictive analytics 
  • Expert in machine learning 
  • Expertise in R and Python 
  • Must have more than a passing familiarity with Behavioral Science or Psychology or Social Science 

    Eligibility Requirements: 
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States 
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Desired Characteristics
  • Expertise in Java and C/C++ a plus 
  • Understanding of Big Data technologies (Cassandra, Spark, Hadoop) strongly preferred