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Createthe futurewith us

Sr. Analyst, Strategic Analytics

Job Description

Business Unit:

Sr. Analyst Strategic Analytics

Strategic Analytics is a fast-growing team that provides deep insights and advanced analytics to senior leaders across Comcast Cable. As internal consultants, we support the strategic decisions that drive Comcast’s growth, improve its products, and improve its customers’ experiences.

Our team is looking for a hands-on analyst who can leverage Comcast’s abundant data assets to become a trusted partner for our business leaders and solve their most complex problems. The role is highly visible and provides exposure to a broad range of Comcast’s product and functional areas.

Core Responsibilities

- Proactively identify, prioritize, and conduct analyses that drive meaningful change on key objectives established by senior Comcast leadership

- Synthesize actionable insights by joining together large data sets from across the company, and applying appropriate analytical techniques

- Communicate findings clearly and concisely through narrative-driven presentations and effective data visualizations to Comcast executives and decision makers

- Leverage analytical background to determine when advanced quantitative research tools and models should be used to address stakeholder problems

- Develop analytic plans and testable hypotheses for key business questions raised by partners to ensure that all important questions are addressed fully, appropriately, and accurately

- Effectively manage competing priorities through planned and ad-hoc requests

- Promote and evangelize a culture of excellence, data driven discussions, healthy skepticism, intellectual curiosity, knowledge sharing, and teamwork, while maintaining an environment that is upbeat and fun

Primary Competencies:

- Deeply understand the business challenges faced by Comcast leadership, and their context

- Incorporate business acumen into analytical work: make the right assumptions, control for the right variables, and interpret results from the perspective of the business stakeholder

- Generate insights from large data sets that are actionable and add value to the business

- Communicate and collaborate effectively with teammates and business stakeholders

- As needed, learn and deploy advanced analytical techniques or data science approaches, including natural language processing, neural networks, random forests, clustering algorithms, graph theory

- Able to filter through the ambiguity of business problems to be able to produce a high-quality analysis

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to adapt to variable schedule(s) as necessary, and work through other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Other Competencies:

- Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

- Effective communication skills; ability to “tell the story”

- Highly proficient in SQL. Proficient in or willing to learn other analytical tools such as R, Python, or SAS

- Ability to learn and apply data science, machine learning, or other advanced analytical techniques

- Ability to grasp complex analytic principles and techniques

- Strong business acumen & demonstrated aptitude for analytics that incite action

- “Lean forward” bias to find opportunities and drive results

- Exceptional attention to detail and ability to progress multiple analyses in parallel

- Ability to work effectively across functions, disciplines and levels

- Work on problems requiring judgment and in-depth evaluation of multiple factors

- Independently identify key issues, patterns or deviations from norm

- Skill in identifying data issues and anomalies during analysis

- Big Data Experience a plus – working with Hortonworks/Hadoop

Educational Level:

- Minimum: BA/BS degree in marketing, economics, statistics, psychology, engineering, computer science, mathematics, or finance

- Preferred: MA/MS degree in a quantitative discipline

Experience:

- 3+ years of relevant work experience in analytic role, including time spent pursuing advanced degree.





 

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