Full Time Job

Senior Data Engineer, Digital

NBC News

Seattle, WA 04-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities
This is an opportunity to play a critical role in the digital evolution of NBC News, one of the world's best known and most trusted news organizations. We are looking for a Sr. Data Engineer for the Business Intelligence team, a part of NBC News Digital Technology.

You will be responsible for designing and maintaining efficient, flexible, and extensible data frameworks to build advanced analytics pipelines and data applications across the business. You will operate as leader within the data engineering team and work with other development teams to facilitate the extraction of data and maintain data pipelines across the NBC News Digital portfolio. You should have experience working with and mentoring Jr. developers and working to foster a culture of adaptability, respect and ownership.

This position reports to the Head of Data Engineering and is based in Seattle, WA.

Responsibilities
• Possess an in-depth understanding of the data structures and governance
• Deep understanding of modern cloud computing platforms and concepts (AWS preferred)
• Work with modern schema-less big data storage solutions
• Work closely with machine learning and data science teams to create scale and efficiency
• Work closely with DevOps to foster a culture of collaboration
• Demonstrate critical thinking for potential roadblocks; comprehend a bigger picture of the business and effectively communicate these issues to stakeholders
• Work closely with internal stakeholders to implement solutions that adhere to solution designs and schema

Qualifications/Requirements
• 5+ years' experience in a software developer role
• B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information

Technology, or equivalent experience
• Proficient with Python and Javascript
• Experience with distributed data technologies (e.g.

Spark)
• Proficient with Linux environment
• Familiarity with SQL and Presto
• Experience with Serverless cloud platforms a

requirement (AWS)
• Passion for media and news
• Embrace a 'builder' mentality to push the business

forward

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rooo32-3-236-118-225-42 in your application.

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