Tech Intern - Software Engineer, Machine Learning (Schenectady)

Compensation

: $115,530.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 40 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Department and Position Overview
Design and develop optimization solutions for advertising applications
Design and develop machine learning algorithms for predictive services
Research and prototype new optimization and machine learning solutions for new ad scheduling and forecasting initiatives
Evaluate, visualize and compare different machine learning and optimization algorithms

Job Description
FreeWheel is hiring a New York based Algorithm and Machine Learning Engineer reporting to the Principal Software Engineer.
FreeWheel helps the television industry generate revenue from their premium content through a robust technology platform, which enables consumers to watch entertainment on any devices from PC, mobile, set-top box to traditional TV.
FreeWheel's New York Engineering Team is part of a global engineering group that is building advanced and high-quality applications, servers and tools to manage million-dollar orders, handle billions of daily requests, and process terabytes of raw daily data.

Intern Roles & Responsibilities
Design and develop optimization solutions for advertising applications
Design and develop machine learning algorithms for predictive services
Research and prototype new optimization and machine learning solutions for new ad scheduling and forecasting initiatives
Evaluate, visualize and compare different machine learning and optimization algorithms

About You

Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or similar fields of study
2 years of relevant working experience
Good with SQL and database general concepts
Good with Linux commands and environments
Proficient with Python and/or Golang.
Basic knowledge on fundamental computer science subjects, e.g. data structure and algorithms, computer systems, computer networks, compilers.
Understands software development life cycle and able to produce product quality code and test cases.
Hands-on experiences with machine learning and optimization algorithms are strongly preferred.
Experiences with software engineering tooling such as Git, Jenkins, Docker are strongly preferred.
Known for being a smart, analytical thinker who approaches their work with logic and enthusiasm.
Detail oriented, flexible and can work well in a global team-oriented environment.

2 weeks of onboard training
7 weeks of working on one of software product challenge, mentored by a senior engineer
1 week of building a presentation and show case the project above to all New York product and engineer team.
- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
In Master or PhD program in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or similar fields of study
Good with SQL and database general concepts
Good with Linux commands and environments
Good with Python and/or Golang.
Good knowledge on fundamental computer science subjects, e.g. data structure and algorithms, computer systems, computer networks, compilers.
Understands software development life cycle and able to produce product quality code and test cases.
Hands-on experiences with machine learning and optimization algorithms are strongly preferred.
Experiences with software engineering tooling such as Git, Jenkins, Docker are strongly preferred.
Known for being a smart, analytical thinker who approaches their work with logic and enthusiasm.
Detail oriented, flexible and can work well in a global team-oriented environment.

Job Specification:
Education Level University (PHD/Masters)
Field of Study Computer Science; Computer Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Software Engineering; Statistics/Applied Statistics; Mathematics/Applied Mathematics;
Years of Experience Classroom

Employees at all levels are expected to:
- Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job
- Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services
- Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences
- Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas
- Be an active part of the Net Promoter System-a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company-by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers
- Drive results and growth
- Respect and promote inclusion and diversity
- Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer
Associated topics: algorithm, c++, c#, java, matlab, php, programming, python, software development engineer, software programmer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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