NBC Universal Associate Data Scientist in Universal City, California

Job Number 33548BR

Job Title Associate Data Scientist

Business Segment Film

Sub-Business Film Partnerships & Licensing

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


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


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 ScienceEligibility 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