Data Scientist II -1927

Data Scientist II -1927

Philadelphia, PA 19103 (Belmont area) 2016-11-04 - –

comcast Comcast

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.

Job Summary:
Core Responsibilities:
Contribute to the Enterprise Business Intelligence-Data Science team, responsible for building and maintaining predictive models to enable data-driven analysis and decision-making pertaining to finance, forecasting, operations, and business strategies; gather business requirements in order to address the information, reporting, and analytical needs of the company, determining the most effective use of quantitative research methods and tools to develop solutions; utilize SQL queries to extract large volumes of raw heterogeneously sourced data from large-scale data warehouses and platforms, including Hadoop; perform data mining, manipulation, and statistical analysis using data science techniques and tools to identify and extract predictive elements; perform data clustering, using K-means, DBSCAN, and variable clustering techniques to reduce, categorize and organize data into clusters for efficient analysis; utilize machine-learning algorithms and tools, such as KNIME and Weka to preprocess data in preparation for modeling, analysis and visualization; build statistical models, including regression tables, decision trees, and neural networks, using programming languages such as SAS, R, Scala, Julia, C++, Python etc.; translate and document complex data-set analyses; and present and communicate final analyses and results to both technical and non-technical audiences in a clear and concise manner, offering business insights and recommendations to various stakeholders.

Job Specification:
Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in any quantitative or scientific field, and knowledge of the following, gained through graduate-level coursework, thesis research, or experience: data extraction and manipulation using SQL, statistical analysis of large volumes of raw, heterogeneously-sourced data, and building predictive models using any of the following programming languages: SAS, Python, and/or R.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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