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Data Scientist - Videa, LLC

Cox Media Group


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
173315
Cox Media Group
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Job Details

Company Cox Media Group
Title: Data Scientist - Videa, LLC
JobID: 173315
Category: Analytics
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time

Description

This position is responsible for turning data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. 

Key responsibilities include:
• Execute a flexible, analytical approach to design, develop, and evaluate methodologies and advanced algorithms that lead to optimal value extraction from Videa’s internal and third-party data
• Designing experiments and performing rigorous analysis to answer business questions and evaluate new product features
• Working with other data scientists and engineers to translate prototypes into production solutions
• Work with cross functional teams to understand and help define requirements for data science-based product development



Qualifications

Basic qualifications
• PhD in Statistics, or PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or related field with good knowledge of statistics.
• Experience in designing, building, and testing statistical predictive models from large data sets
• Broad knowledge of applied mathematics (probability and statistics, linear algebra, mathematical optimization)                       
• Expert knowledge in statistics including machine learning techniques
• Knowledge of at least one object oriented programming language.
• Prior experience working collaboratively with traditional (n-tier, web application) engineering teams

Preferred Qualifications

• Proficiency in development and in particular with Python and familiarity with Linux
• Ability to setup and maintain extremely large datasets using distributed data processing technologies (i.e. Hadoop)
• Working knowledge and familiarity with Hadoop and cloud systems (AWS/EC2/EMR)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to mathematically-trained engineers as well as to business leaders at the appropriate level of detail
• Prior experience in the media industry
• Ability to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives




Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that also includes the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa.  The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; six daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.


Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-3390 Peachtree Rd NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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