Principal Algorithm and Machine Learning Engineer

Comcast New York, NY

About the Job

Business Unit:

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.


Design and lead development effort of a scalable optimization infrastructure for advertising applications.
Design and lead development effort of an evaluation framework for optimization algorithms.
Design and lead implementation effort of a generalizable machine learning framework for predictive services
Work closely with the Architect group to build cloud- and container-based infrastructure.
Work closely with Product managers and other engineering teams to build highly-available, effective and service-able optimization and predictive products.


Bachelor's or higher in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or similar fields of study.
5-8 years of relevant working experience.
Excellent understanding of software development life cycle and software and testing design principles.
Proficient with Python and/or Golang.
Hands-on experiences with machine learning and optimization algorithms.
Hands-on experiences with AWS and cloud infrastructure.
Hands-on experiences with container-based infrastructure.
Experiences with producing highly optimized and efficient code is strongly preferred.
Experiences with big data infrastructure is strongly preferred.
Known for being a strong technical leader who can design scalable and practical systems.
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.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer