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Data Scientist

NBCUniversal, Universal City, California

Innovative, fast-paced, challenging.. we're everything you want in a workplace.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Want to be part of a dynamic, fun, and entertaining work environment?
Want to have access to the Entertainment Capital of L.A?
Look no further, at Universal Studios Hollywood our Business Analytics and Industrial Engineering Team lets you work with departments all across the park by supporting the improvement efforts currently scheduled, and creating new and more efficient methods, allowing you to encounter and experience the whole park with almost no restrictions.

You will have the opportunity to work with Team members of all levels including some of our Senior Vice Presidents. Providing you the opportunity to demonstrate your projects to all affected teams across the board and also allow you to develop a network with endless possibilities.

This role will deliver real improvements that positively impact the company’s financials and growth. The opportunities at USH are wide and always growing, and with parks all around the globe there’s no better place to start.

The question now is where will you fit in?
You would help solve problems like:
How to improve processes across Universal Studios Hollywood by identifying areas of opportunity, defining scope and methodology, and executing action plans to completion. You will also help determine the most efficient ways to utilize data, people, machines, materials and information to provide world class service.
How to pull data from numerous sources and leverage Python, Minitab, Tableau and other data techniques to make sense of data, create insights, Formulate and apply advanced analytical approaches such as mathematical optimization, machine learning models, stochastic process methodologies, econometric methods and decision analysis in the development of predictive models to draw conclusions and make recommendations.
Use various IE tools and quantitative methods to impact company’s bottom-line across all business functions.
What will you do?
  • Develop and execute data collection studies, and obtain data using database query tools in order to perform data mining and data analysis using statistical tools and methodologies.
  • Formulate and apply advanced analytical approaches such as mathematical optimization, stochastic process models, econometric methods and decision analysis in the development of predictive analytics.
  • Develop strategies that will drive optimal decision making and lead to incremental operating cash flow and operational improvement.
  • Trouble shoot forecasting and optimization anomalies through the use of statistical and mathematical optimization models. Develop testing to explain and or reduce these anomalies.
  • Facilitate and lead productivity and efficiency related analyses. Evaluate and improve methods and procedures for the various operational processes.
  • Develop business cases & presentations to be presented from front line stakeholders to executive leadership.
  • Lead projects from start to finish, control scope, manage risks and remove obstacles.
  • Prioritize and problem solve to ensure all projects are completed in an effective and timely manner.
  • Assist team in determining applicable tools and techniques for projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to role.


• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Visio)
• Minimum of 5-7 years of proven experience in a similar fast paced, analytical environment.
• Knowledge of Data Visualization tools Such as Tableau and Power BI
• Strong programming skills, including data-querying (SQL and/or Spark, etc.)
• Experience with a scripting language for data processing and model development such as JMP, Minitab and Python
• Lean- Six-sigma training and implementation experience

• Quick learner who finds tedious work boring and would rather automate it
• Have excellent interpersonal, presentation and facilitation skills
• Persistent individual who loves finding problems and doesn’t give up until solving them
• Energetic, strong communicator, highly motivated individual who likes to build relationships
• Fascinated by new technology and willing to explore to make use of it
• Should be able to create your own tool or find an alternate way to address issues
• Enjoy freedom and are capable of self-direct and deliver prompt results
• Flexible and possess an open mind about a constant changing fast-paced environment
• Innovative clear thinker who loves challenges and can solve problems efficiently and effectively
• Should like math, statistics, regression, linear programing and Lean implementation

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood creates unforgettable experiences for our guests from around the world. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood experience with our real working movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s most popular movies and TV shows. USH offers something for everyone from thrill seekers to movie lovers to family fun for all ages. Our Team Members are passionate individuals who create memorable moments whether it’s on the studio lot, or in our conference rooms, theaters, or kitchens. We believe in the talent of our team members. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives our business to succeed in everything we do across the park. We believe in a culture of family and fun, here you can make a difference and build your career!

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.

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.

About NBCUniversal

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU.

Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.


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