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Senior Data Engineer, Analytics


New York, NY 04-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

This role will be responsible for growing and optimizing the Studio's data and data pipeline architecture, monitoring and running backend infrastructure, as well as automating data processes for the Global Analytics and Data Science team. We seek a candidate with a passion for data and technology, for optimization of data infrastructure, automation, and building pipelines from the ground up. As a Senior Data Engineer, you will be part of a multi-functional Global Analytics and Data Science team, collaborating closely with executives, data scientists, and data analysts on various data initiatives, infrastructure, and automation of data workflows. Are you a credible data pipeline builder and engineering aficionado who is dedicated to and excited by the prospect of optimizing, owning, and growing data architecture to support the Studio's ongoing data projects?
• Build and maintain an efficient data pipeline architecture
• Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional and non-functional business requirements
• Adjust infrastructure and pipelines to accommodate new data sources and business requirements, keeping the infrastructure agile and adaptable
• Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, and re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability
• Run the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) of data from a wide variety of data sources
• Collaborate with partners, technical and non-technical, to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs
• Amalgamate with the team to strive for clean and germane data, and greater functionality and flexibility within the team's data systems
• Author user documentation and artifacts around infrastructure-, automation-, and ingestion projects

• 3+ years of hands-on experience in a Data Engineering role, preferably in data engineering, complex data technologies, and cloud computing platforms with shown strength in the following platforms/tools or equivalents:
• STEM degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Data Engineering, Data Science, Mathematics, Physics, etc. or similar
• Object-oriented/object function scripting in: Python
• Other coding languages: PySpark, SQL
• Code Hosting Platform: GitHub
• Workflow Scheduling: Apache Airflow
• Containerization: Kubernetes
• CI / CD: Terraform
• Big Data Analytics Platform: Databricks
• Cloud Technologies: Google Cloud Platform and/or AWS
• Advanced SQL knowledge, query authoring, and perspicacity in relational databases
• Experience building, maintaining, and optimizing complex data pipelines, architectures, and datasets
• Experience cleaning, testing, and evaluating data quality from a wide-variety of ingestible data sources
• Design processes supporting data transformation, data edifice, metadata, dependency and workload management
• Experience monitoring backend infrastructure health and collaborating with appurtenant engineering teams, such as Cloud Governance to ensure data processes are uninterrupted and exhibit high quality standards
• Solid project management and organizational skills
• Experience supporting and working with multi-functional teams in a dynamic environment
• Strong verbal and written communications skills with both technical and non-technical collaborators
• Superb attention to detail

• Involvement with and participation in: iterative agile environments; matrix organizational constellations; cloud governance and other backend adjacent engineering teams to monitor sound infrastructure and resources supporting production pipelines
• Experience with monitoring tools such as Grafana
• Data warehouses: Google BigQuery, Snowflake
• Open source automation server: Jenkins
• A lifelong learner who actively seeks out opportunities to acquire new skills, stay updated on industry trends, and be conducive to a milieu of innovation and intellectual curiosity



Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The film studio's iconic logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as The Godfather, Chinatown, Forrest Gump and Titanic; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, Mission: Impossible and Sonic the Hedgehog. Recent, innovative, break-out films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Arrival, Rocketman, and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount Pictures' passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group. Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of Paramount, which connects with billions of people worldwide through its global brands including MTV, CBS, Paramount Network, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and streaming service Paramount+.


Hiring Salary Range: $138,500.00 - 157,000.00.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dynb4m-44-223-39-67-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $138,500 to $157,000 Per Year ($ USD)