NBC Universal Manager, Data Science NY in New York, New York

Job Number 34332BR

Job Title Manager, Data Science NY

Business Segment NBC Entertainment

Sub-Business NBC Ent Marketing & Digital

Posting Category Digital Media

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

Job Purpose

NBC Entertainment Digital is looking for a Manager to help drive our data science and analytics efforts at 30 Rock in New York. Amongst television studios and surrounded by an industry leading team of creative professionals, the successful applicant will be providing data support for our late night shows and ad sales teams. The Manager provides analyses, business intelligence, and data science to multiple groups within the organization, including: Product, Engineering, Marketing, Media, Strategy, Finance and Social. Writing code level queries of our relational databases while applying standard techniques such as segmentation, clustering, regression, and decision tree modeling, this is a rare position that applies data science to the art of television. It is a highly visible role that will work closely with multiple groups and levels of leadership within NBC Entertainment.

As the Manager of Data Science, you will play a key role in building out our reporting capabilities and data strategy. You will help integrate multiple data sources and define key business metrics for the group. You will also provide analyses into show performance and customer engagement across all of our digital platforms, supporting operators who run apps, social platforms, sites, digital marketing campaigns, customer acquisition plans, sales campaigns as well as teams creating products needing optimizations and testing.

The Manager of Data Science: NY reports to the Senior Director of Analytics and Data. The position sits within NBC Entertainment Digital, a quickly growing team of friendly yet hard working digital professionals at NBC, the nation’s #1 TV network. The position is located in historic 30 Rock, Rockefeller Plaza, New York City.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Help drive A/B testing for Marketing and Product teams through reporting and insight.

  • Find growth opportunities through customer segmentation and retention analysis. Create customer cohorts through predictive modeling and CRM database marketing.

  • Drive data integration and data ingestion strategies.

  • Provide ETL support through API integration, table definition, and documentation of business metrics.

  • Help manage prioritization in sprints and participate in daily scrums.

  • Partner closely with Marketing, Product, Ad Sales, Strategy, and Production teams to provide BI support and data analysis.

  • Create standardized reporting for multiple groups within the NBCED organization.

  • Provide ad-hoc analyses, troubleshooting, and deep dives as needed.

  • Create presentations and communicate findings in regular weekly/monthly presentations.

  • Create, define, and document various data-related processes. Help drive data governance initiatives within the organization.

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of applied work experience in BI, Analytics, and/or Data Science. Hands on experience analyzing and mining large datasets.

  • Bachelors Degree in a quantitative field from a top tier institution, such as Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, or Economics. Master’s Degree PreferredEligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

  • Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong applied experience in at least two of the following: SQL R, Python, SAS, or Java. Experience with predictive modeling, multi-regression, decision tress, and cluster analysis.

  • Experience with BI visualization tools such as Domo, Tableau, Qlik, or Microstrategy

  • Knowledgeable in web analytics tools such as Adobe Analytics or Mixpanel.

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast paced, high throughput environment. Previous experience in Digital Entertainment, High Tech, or Digital Marketing industries is preferred.

  • Proven ownership abilities. Can deliver results with a sense of accountability and proactivity.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and present findings to leadership and peers.

  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to partner and earn the trust of constituents.

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