1+ months

Principal, Advanced Network Forecasting & Analytics

Atlanta, GA 30309
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The Mobile Network Analysis and Performance team is responsible for Mobility network usage analytics, performance monitoring, and demand forecasting, driving AT&T's multibillion-dollar network capital plan to ensure the optimal allocation of investments. We utilize advanced analytics and leading-edge forecast modeling methods to provide network usage analytics, pricing and policy decision support, network usage forecasting and capacity planning, and network performance tracking.

In this role, you will work closely with other data scientists, product managers, and network engineers. You will be responsible for analyzing and forecasting subscriber data usage, and the impact of new marketing initiatives, technologies, and applications on usage patterns. Marketing programs will be refined based on your analyses, and insights and forecasts consumed by the Network, Finance, and Strategy organizations and Senior Leadership. You'll use advanced skills in the use of predictive modeling, statistical analysis, and other data analysis techniques to collect, explore, and identify the right data to be analyzed from internal and external sources to solve a variety of analytical problems.


+ Subscriber Usage Modeling and Forecasting -- Estimate the impact of marketing initiatives and new network technologies on subscriber data consumption behavior utilizing advanced modeling methods such as time series statistical methods, machine learning, and simulation.

+ Network Usage Capacity Planning -- Develop device and data usage forecasts used by Network to estimate required network capacity and drive AT&T's multi-billion-dollar capital plan.

+ Software Development -- Design, implement, and operate a forecast support system that will orchestrate cross-functional forecasting activities and data sources to produce forecasts on demand.

+ Network Performance Analysis and Reporting -- Share insights with senior executives and other stakeholders via advanced visualization, business intelligence, and presentation tools.

+ Example projects: model/predict/simulate the impact of new plans (Unlimited, etc.), devices (e.g., iPhone), or network yield projects (e.g., tethering enforcement or Stream Saver) on the network; identify causes of unexpected movement in subscriber data usage; architect and implement forecast pipeline; develop stochastic causal models of network data demand.

Preferred location is Atlanta, GA; other locations may be considered.

Our Principal, Advanced Network Forecasting & Analytics earn between $115,600.00 - $231,100.00

Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers.

From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few.

There is a lot to be excited about around here.


+ 8+ years related experience in advanced analytics, big data, relational and no-SQL technologies, research methods, sampling techniques, and system testing

+ Experience in advanced forecasting: time-series (ARIMA, Bayesian, hierarchical), causal (regression, GARCH, machine learning, probabilistic programming), and systems (agent-based models, system dynamics), using tools such as Python, R, STAN, Prophet, etc.

+ Accomplished programmer with expertise in at least one language primarily relevant to the field (R, Python, C/C++), advanced SQL, and related aspects of software design and implementation (SDLC, Agile, Git, UML, etc.)

+ Effective presentation and communication skills with experience presenting to executive leadership

+ Ability to use attention to detail and deliver well-architected, polished finished products that make an impact

+ Intense curiosity and passion in the art, theory, and practice of cutting-edge analytical tools (data visualization, database architecture, artificial intelligence, etc.)

+ This experience would be a GREAT benefit:

+ Experience developing Forecast Support Systems, or functionally similar systems

+ Data science: probabilistic programming, simulation, predictive modeling, statistical analysis, and hypothesis testing, etc.

+ Software development: software engineering/architecture, version control, ETL pipelines, cloud, and distributed computing, microservices, DevOps, etc.

+ Advanced experience in visually displaying quantitative information using visualization tools (Tableau, PowerBI, Advanced Excel) and code (D3.js, ggplot2, matplotlib, bokeh, Plotly, etc.)

+ Familiarity with the AT&T wireless network infrastructure and the wireless industry in general

+ Degree from an accredited university in a relevant technical field, including but not exclusive to: Computer Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Operations Research, Mathematics, etc.

Ready to join our team? Apply today!
We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status.
Posted: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-11-01
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