Sinclair Broadcast Group
Senior Data Scientist
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Cockeysville Map
Posted: 11/20/2020
Closing: 12/19/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

Sinclair Broadcast Group is hiring for a Senior Data Scientist to join our team. 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. 

Candidate Qualifications:

  • You are familiar with a variety of technologies including:

    • Object oriented programming languages such as Python, Scala, Java, C++, JavaScript, etc. 

    • 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

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

Senior Data Scientist