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Director, Data Engineering

New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Data Engineering

Jobid 23768-384876

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 36705BR

**Job Title** Director, Data Engineering

**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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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.

**Country** United States

**State** New York

**City** New York



+ Lead and manage a team of data engineers focused on building advanced analytics platforms involving large-scale, data-intensive analyses and applications

+ Help develop and lead the engineering roadmap for measuring content efficacy through a mix of inference and predictive models, along with computer vision and natural language processing, to better understand our diverse audiences and creative assets

+ 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


Basic Qualifications

+ 9+ years of experience in an advanced analytics/engineering or consulting role or similar experience in academia

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

+ 3+ years of experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data in a cluster-computing environment or similar experience in academia

+ 9+ 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

+ 5+ years of experience managing people or teams

+ 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

Eligibility 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**

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. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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