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  • Data Scientist

    Location US-UT-American Fork | US-CO-Englewood
    Job ID
    2017-42038
    Category
    Engineering
  • Summary

    Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Sprint, Roku, Samsung, Netflix, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, ABC, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NFL Networks, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, Univision, and more. For spanish-speaker customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 

     

    Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service 

    (Based on the number of OTT households as reported by comScore as of April 2017)

     

    Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com.

     

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    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Have you worked in an enterprise class, big data environment?  Are you continually pushing yourself and those around you to get better every day?  Are you a quick learner that is not afraid to fail?   Do you want to leverage data from millions of customers to make great things happen?  Are you looking to work with some of the best in the business using the latest and greatest technologies?  If so, we are looking for a new member to join our team here in American Fork, UT or Englewood, CO to help us push our systems, processes & culture to the next level.  Come be a part of changing the face of TV!
     
    Primary responsibilities and skills include the following areas:

    • A strong desire to learn new things and continually improve yourself and those around you with a “can do anything” mentality.  You live to experiment, test, fail fast, and learn as you go, we are not looking for a cookie cutter solution to our complex problems
    • Discover information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help make smarter decisions to deliver even better products.
    • Apply data mining techniques, do statistical analysis, and build high quality prediction systems integrated with our product. Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner.
    • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
    • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
    • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods.  Create automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance.

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    A successful Data Analyst / Scientist will have:

    • A 4-year college degree in Computer Science / Information Technology, master’s degree is preferred or equivalent professional experience.
    • 3+ years of professional enterprise experience
    • ELK Stack / HDFS / Hadoop / Hive
    • Strong *nix skills, analytics, coding (Python, Java, R, etc) & SQL skills
    • Machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, h20.ai, etc.

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