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Sinclair Broadcast Group is hiring for a Senior Enterprise Data Scientist to join our team in Seattle, WA. As a Senior Scientist for Enterprise Data, you are an innovative and practical problem solver. You are a thought leader who gets directly involved across related disciplines including: Data Science, User Experience Research, Data Visualization, Business Analysis, and Software Development.
In this role you...
• will work with business stakeholders from across the company to analyze problems and implement solutions.
• will work with data across the complete analytical life cycle to build hypothetical models containing key assumptions, create mock-ups, prototype approaches, and implement production solutions.
• are capable of querying and analyzing data using a holistic perspective
• look for and consider patterns in data in order to find opportunities working alongside our Product Development, Process Management, or Engineering teams.
• will specialize in one or more areas of advanced research and continually stay informed on new research relevant to our business.
• are an exceptional communicator able to articulate the benefits of a proposed solution to internal and external stakeholders.
• are a steward of knowledge. You maintain detailed research notes. You document your solution approaches for others to re-create. The format of documentation could include internal wiki articles, product design specifications, cast studies, industry whitepapers, patent documents, publications, etc.
• You are familiar with a variety of technologies including:
• Scripting languages such as R, SAS, Spark
• Relational languages such as SQL, RDF, SPARQL
• Data formats including XML, JSON, CSV, Graphs, etc.
• You are familiar with a variety of approaches including:
• Statistical analysis for the design of experiments
• Analysis of variance and correlational designs.
• Machine learning for supervised learning.
• Timeseries forecasting.
• Mathematical optimization for systems of equations.
• Simulation using sampling techniques.
• You have either:
• a minimum of 2-3 years of industry experience in a related role and an advanced degree in a related field
• a minimum of 4-5 years of industry experience in a related role and an undergraduate degree in a related field
• Optionally yet preferred candidates have familiarity with marketing, advertising, and/or broadcast industries