Comcast: Sr. Analyst – Data Science

Dive into large, noisy, and complex real-world behavioral data to produce innovative analysis and find hidden gems, work closely with others to generate seamless BI solutions.

Comcast Company: Comcast
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Job ID: 50341

Business Unit: Business Analysis/Research/Strategy/Planning

Role Description
  • Find hidden gems that improve our understanding of customer behavior and drive decisions that improve OCF.
  • Dive into large, noisy, and complex real-world behavioral data to produce innovative analysis of historical patterns in customer behaviors and product performance.
  • Work closely with other data scientists, business intelligence colleagues, data warehouse architects, and software developers to generate seamless business intelligence solutions for the business.

  • Strong understanding of database structure, design, query languages (e.g. SQL), fundamentals of mathematics, large data sets distributed systems, and statistical concepts.
  • Experience with large database mining tools and analytic packages (e.g., SAS, Hadoop, R, etc).
  • Ability to understand, manage and navigate large data sets
  • Good understanding of high-level product architecture and data flow patterns.
  • Team player with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively across functions, disciplines, and levels.

Preferred Educational Level:
  • BS or MS degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Operations Research, or other quantitative field.
  • Advanced degree (PhD) in a quantitative field (i.e., Statistics, Engineering, Machine Learning, Physics, Econometrics, etc.) preferred.

  • 5-7+ years working experience with data analytics.
  • Direct, personal experience working with massive amounts of data.

Job Summary:
  • Responsible for defining business intelligence requirements for individual subject areas; develops conceptual data models, design, build, and test sets of reporting and analytic business intelligence programs.
  • Works cross-functionally to collect data and makes actionable recommendations at all levels.
  • Infers trends from a variety of data sources and confidently delivers their interpretation; makes recommendations to executives.
  • Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline.
  • Usually determines own work priorities.
  • Acts as resource for colleagues with less experience.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Performs all business intelligence analysis and data exploitation.
  • Extracts signals and signatures from raw data, integrates that information with other data sources and compiles/disseminates formatted reports to customers.
  • Recommends improvements to competitive business intelligence reports and interpretation of data by sales, business development, product, and executive committees.
  • Plans and executes system testing. Requires knowledge of the customer's mission and technology used to accomplish a given task.
  • Leads the analysis and reconciliation of data and reporting projects and initiatives delivery.
  • Develops, maintains, and reports all relevant product, site, and customer metrics and applies findings to develop appropriate goals and projections.
  • Trains others throughout the organization in using key analytical and forecasting tools and statistical analysis.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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