Full Time Job

Sr. Data Engineer

Warner Bros. Discovery

New York, NY 03-01-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

As Sr. Data Engineerin the Customer team, you will lead the design, develop, deploy and manage customer AI data products supporting data science and analytic initiatives for D&AI at WBD streaming, regulate and standardize customer data integration, transformation /publication to drive the delivery of governed, tested, documented, and code-reviewed abstraction output through AI platform /microservices to data scientists, MLP, visualization and other self-service platforms. In this role you will interact with different functional areas to understand the analytical and production data requirements about customers, and collaborate with data engineers, data scientists and analysts, and researchers to ensure the proper end-to-end execution and on-going success for the team. This role will bring in both his/her expertise in a wide variety of big data processing frameworks, large scale database systems, stream data processing, API Development, data modeling skills and managing resources to drive the delivery of customer data products, but also the .

The Daily
• Enhance and innovate streaming customer360 data products to the next level on pipeline design, process and publication to serve a variety of stakeholders.
• Collaborate with data scientists and data engineers with D&AI to define technical requirements and data translation for analytic and ML feature engineering initiatives.
• Work with solution analysts to understand the business problems and develop best-suited, robust and reusable data science output for customer analytics
• Evaluate and facilitate the integration of additional sources of data (3rd party and 2nd party data) that can enhance analytic capability, continually expand the breadth and depth of user base and insightful data attributes.
• Work closely with Data Product Management, Data Science, and Data Engineering to design and build fast and reliable services
• Create libraries to enable production customerAI data products as effectively and quickly as possible
• Ensure data quality by implementing re-usable data quality frameworks.

The Essentials
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or similar discipline.
• 5+ years of experience in data engineering / software engineering/ machine learning engineering and managing resources and project delivery.
• Expertise in building and managing large volume data transformation(both streaming and batch) platforms and proficient with SQL.
• Expertise in distributed data processing frameworks such as Apache Spark, Flink or Similar.
• Expertise in at least few programming languages - Python, Java, Scala, or similar.
• Proficiency with Git (or similar version control) and CI/CD best practices and managing workflows using Agile practices
• Experience or certification on Databricks at data engineering and/or ML production
• Working with AWS Cloud platform
• Ability to write clear, concise documentation and to communicate generally with a high degree of precision
• Care for the quality of the input data and how the processed data is ultimately interpreted and used
• Experience with digital products, streaming services, or subscription products is preferred

Characteristics & Traits
• Naturally inquisitive, critical thinker, proactive problem-solver, and detail-oriented.
• Comfortable initiating projects from design to execution with minimal supervision
• Ability to manage and balance multiple (and sometimes competing) priorities in a fast-paced, complex business environment and can manage time effectively to consistently meet deadlines
• well-roundedness on analytic methodologies and execution

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $98,007.00 - $182,013.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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Salary Details

Salary Range: $98,007 to $182,013 Per Year ($ USD)