Senior Data Scientist

Job Number: R50011028

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Engineering, Information Technology, Product Management / User Experience / Content

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: March 24, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Fox Technology Data Products team is looking for a Senior Data Scientist with a strong foundation in ML/AI. You'll be joining a passionate team of data scientists and Python developers to build and implement solutions and utilize the best practices to keep us ahead of the game.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write efficient and practical programs in Python
  • Demonstrate attention to detail when debugging
  • Write unit tests to detect them before serving models to production
  • Understand the ML algorithms being implemented at a mathematical level and consider program runtime and space complexity
  • Identify how to modify the ML training process for the particular task
  • Develop data acquisition pipelines and data labeling workflows with embedded SQL, pySpark, or Athena
  • Deal with various file types, data formats, and data structures

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A strong foundation in ML/AI, computer science, software engineering, statistics, mathematics or related field
  • A single area of specialization such as NLP, recommendation engines, time-series forecasting, computer vision, etc
  • Has built proven solutions that not only work, but also solutions that enable fast deployment, at scale
  • Good intuitions as to what heuristics or data transformations can be applied to data that are motivated by domain expertise
  • Has experience in training traditional ML models: trees, regressions, nearest neighbors; as well as Deep Learning models
  • Has experience with specialized deep learning methods; RNNs and LSTMs for NLP/NLU, and CNNs for vision tasks
  • Has experience in conducting error analysis on a baseline ML models
  • Has experience in optimizing model performance while considering constraints in the data pipeline and UI phases when evaluating models
  • Has experience in deploying a ML models in different deployment architectures; databases, streaming, messaging queues, etc
  • Has experience in designing data labeling workflows with cloud-based tools, ideally in AWS and/or GCP

Nice to Have

  • Has experience with container platforms such as Docker, Kubernetes is a plus but not required
  • Has experience building end to end products using Linux, EC2, EMR, Serverless AWS Lambda, Elastic Load Balancers, Bastion Hosts, NAT, etc. is a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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