We are seeking a Data Scientist to join our Discovery Digital Data Science team. This role will focus on supporting the Data Engineering needs of the Data Science and Data Strategy team. As a member of the Discovery Digital Data Science team you will be solving complex problems across a wide range of areas related to Discovery’s digital media group: viewer retention, marketing attribution, ad viewability, video and contextual classification, all while helping us build and scale the next generation of our data science research and development platform.

1. Act as a key partner to Data Scientists on solving technical challenges
2. Architect and build data pipelines and data stores specialized for data science needs
3. Build and maintain data stores within Redshift
4. Design schemas for analytics, reporting or data warehouse
5. Standardize and build tools for use across the data science team
6. Design and implement systems for large-scale data analysis and machine learning
7. Optimize code and design architecture to streamline data science processes
8. Be part of a team responsible for architecting, planning, and delivery of engineering components
9. Define and implement best practices and development processes
10. Partner with engineering teams on deployments of data science driven solutions
11. Other duties as assigned

* Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science); Graduate Degree or Master’s Degree is a plus
* 3+ years of experience in software engineering
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Strong hands-on Java/Scala programming skills with a deep knowledge of internals (GC, JVM, Concurrency) and Big Query
* Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, scalability and various tradeoffs in a Big Data setting
* Understanding of object oriented programming concepts and design patterns
* Expertise working with public cloud deployments-AWS is a must
* Hands-on experience writing Hadoop Map-Reduce jobs and data query tools(e.g., Hive, Pig)
* Solid knowledge of database concepts, SQL, schema design and query optimization techniques
* Understanding of full software development life cycle, agile development and continuous integration
* Expertise with version control systems (git) and continuous integration (Jenkins)
* Experience working in Unix/Linux environment and an ability to troubleshoot both hardware and application issues
* Familiarity with one or more of the following: R, Python ML libraries, Spark MLlib, or Matlab)

* Must have the legal right to work in the US

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