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Job Description

FreeWheel, a Comcast company, has superior end-to-end technology, premium marketplace, and best in market advisory services that power the advertising businesses of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world, including AOL, DIRECTV, Fox, NBC Universal, Turner Broadcasting System and Viacom in U.S., and Sky and Channel 4 in Europe. From our unique position at the center of the premium video economy, we enable our clients to unify audiences across desktop, mobile, OTT, and traditional STB devices, and profitably monetize their content. Headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco, London, and Beijing, FreeWheel stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video.

We are looking for an entry-level algorithm and API programmer to join our rapidly growing engineering team based in New York. This position would concentrate on coding advanced prediction and optimization algorithms and supporting APIs.

Required Skills:

* Bachelors degree in Engineering (Computer Science, Math, or Physics)
* Solid hands-on experience of at least 1 programming language such as Python, C++, or Node.js.
* Experience implementing mathematical algorithms (AI, machine learning, linear programming/optimization, modeling, statistics, ), for example through an internship or graduation project.
* Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

Preferred Skills:

* Experience with Hadoop
* Experience with SQL
* Experience with Linux shell scripting


* Design and implement high-performance optimization and prediction algorithms for programmatic television ad buying and selling.
* Develop and deploy production quality code implementing advanced optimization algorithms and supporting APIs.
* Participate in regular system/software architecture and design sessions within engineering.
* Participate in meetings with business (product management) to understand and define new requirements.
* Follow our Scaled Agile (SAFe) software development process with daily standups

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

About Comcast

Comcast Holdings Corporation (Comcast Holdings) is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Comcast Corporation (Comcast), a cable operator in the United States. Comcast is a video, broadband high-speed Internet and cable phone service provider in the United States. The Company is involved in cable through the development, management and operation of broadband communications networks, including video, high-speed Internet and phone services, and regional sports and news networks; content through its consolidated programming investments, including the Company's national cable television networks E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, Outdoor Life Network, G4, and International Channel Networks, and other business and programming interests primarily Comcast-Spectacor, its group of businesses that perform live sporting events and own or manage facilities for sporting events, concerts and other special events. (Source: 10-K)