Sinclair Broadcast Group
Senior Applied Data Scientist
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Cockeysville Map
Posted: 09/20/2021
Closing: 10/19/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

As the largest most diversified television broadcasting company in the country, we continuously look to embrace new digital opportunities and challenge ourselves to defy expectations of what a broadcaster can do. We are looking for a strong analytical candidate to provide data analysis for our broadcast organization. You will work closely with data engineers to obtain and use large amounts of data to test and report on broadcast center forecasting, capacity, utilization and provide data-backed recommendations. You will provide immense value to our business by enabling quantitative decision-making across the organization.


Operations, Collaboration & Partnerships

• Create models and processes that minimize the cost of the broadcast center by forecasting service management workloads, improving capacity planning, and optimizing resource utilization

• Engage with business leaders to understand their specific needs and present complex findings, both verbally and visually

• Analyze application and infrastructure performance data in order to prevent, detect, and mitigate broadcast center incidents

• Utilize Consumer telemetry layer to provide insights for broadcast organization

• Utilize advanced mathematics and statistical analyses to generate insights for broadcast organization

• Perform machine learning for enriching content

Performance Improvement

• Track operations and constantly look for ways to make things work better, faster, and smoother

People Management & Development

• Thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong judgment in the face of ambiguity


• 3+ years of data taxonomy, BI, data migration or data lake integration experience

• Proven experience using one or more data modeling tools (including, but not limited to, SQL, Spark, ElasicSearch, Hive, Azure Data Lake, BigQuery, etc.)

• Proven experience using object-oriented programming languages (including, but not limited to, Python, JavaScript, Java, Scala, etc.) and functional data science tools such as R, or others

• Experience with data visualization tools (including, but not limited to, Matplot, Splunk, Kibana, DataStudio, Tableau, Cognos, etc.)

• Experience with advanced statistical modeling

• Experience with Consumer telemetry, infrastructure monitoring, and process improvement preferred

• Machine learning and artificial intelligence experience preferred

• Thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong judgment in the face of ambiguity


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!


About Us


Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!


About the Team


The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.


Senior Applied Data Scientist