Sr. Data Scientist

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Job Description

Freewheel is currently looking to recruit a Sr. Data Scientist to join our Data Science Team. This role will be responsible for supporting product development efforts related to machine learning, optimization methods, and statistical model building. This role will work very closely with engineering and product management staff to support the development of innovative approaches to the next generation of ad tech products.

Job Description

  • Implement ad tech solutions leveraging statistical models and machine learning methods
  • Identify key data questions and conducting exploratory analyses
  • Building forecasting methods for advertising use cases
  • Applying optimization methods for ad scheduling applications
  • Effectively leveraging key functionality in AWS and Spark-based technologies
  • Researching and applying new technologies and analytical methods.
  • Applying advanced data visualization to provide key insights
  • Working independently and as part of a broader team across multiple project

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Business Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Operations Research, Master’s or PhD a plus
  • At least 3 of experience with Python, SQL, and analytical model implementation
  • Experience with Optimization Models such as Linear and Nonlinear Programming
  • Skilled at data mangling and manipulation
  • Experience with data visualization tools and programming packages
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to work creatively in problem solving environment
  • Experience using AWS or other cloud-based platforms
  • Proven ability to deliver on complex projects within deadlines
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Strong interest in advertising technology

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.


Master's Degree

Relevant Work Experience

7-10 Years

Company Info.


Comcast Corporation (formerly registered as Comcast Holdings) is an American telecommunications conglomerate headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the second-largest broadcasting and cable television company in the world by revenue (behind AT&T), the largest pay-TV company, the largest cable TV company and largest home Internet service provider in the United States, and the nation's third-largest home telephone service provider. Comc

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    Tupelo, MS, USA
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