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Media Tech Associate Program - Data Engineering Track (All Locations)

Company Description
NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service. Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone.

We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

Job Description
The Media Tech Associate Program is designed to jumpstart your career as a media technologist at NBCUniversal. Individuals interested in the intersection of media and technology will have the unique opportunity to choose from one of several tracks and experience three different rotations across our business portfolio over the course of two years.

As you rotate, you’ll learn from the best and partner with key business and technology leaders to help drive enterprise-wide initiatives. You’ll have access to the best personal and professional development opportunities, both individual and shared with your fellow Associates, to further develop your technical acumen and business-focused skillsets. 

Our Associates come from all different backgrounds and are an integral part of our business operations. They bring their passion for technology and work with the business to identify creative and innovative solutions to meet the ever-changing landscape of our industry. 

Data Engineering Track
Your responsibilities and on-the-job training will vary per rotation and give you some insight into how our business operates. As an Associate on the Data Engineering track, you will be part of changing the landscape of media – how we access it, how we use it, and how we continue to be at the forefront of creating content. You’ll be embedded in teams that design, build, and oversee the deployment and operations of technology architecture, software, and solutions. 

You’ll also get a chance to develop technical tools and programming that leverages AI, machine learning, and big-data techniques to cleanse, organize, and transform data and to maintain, defend, and update data structures and integrity on an automated basis. Plus, you’ll help create and establish design standards and assurance processes for software, systems, and application development to ensure compatibility and operability of data connections, flows, and storage requirements. 

Possible rotation placements include but not limited to Production Engineering, Cyber Security, Data & Analytics, and Ad Sales. Rotation locations can be in NY, CA, CT, NJ, FL, CO. As you rotate, you’ll learn backend engineering, machine learning and artificial intelligence, AWS, data visualization, Scala, Azure, and more. 
Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered 
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Geographically mobile for the duration of the program

Desired Characteristics
  • Communicator – You have excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to communicate ideas effectively across all levels of the organization, both technical and non-technical
  • Media-focused – Prior exposure to the media industry through internships or work experience
  •  Intellectually Curious – Deep hunger to learn and grow and a willingness to experiment to learn 
  • Team Player – You can work effectively as part of a project/program team and foster team cooperation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in technical field (electrical engineering, computer science, or related major/minor)
Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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