Full Time Job

Database Engineer

Warner Music Group

New York, NY 07-27-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Department: Global Technology

Title: Database Engineer

Why this could be your next big break:

Work with architects, software/application/data engineers and analysts to identify, engage, and integrate data sources/signals for discovery and profiling and, where necessary, define data services that empower business processes

Here you'll get to:
• Build and scale data pipelines across a variety of source systems and streams (internal, third-party, as well as cloud-based), distributed/elastic environments, and downstream applications and/or self-service solutions
• Develop solutions combining data blending, profiling, mining, statistical analysis, and machine learning, to better define and curate models, test hypothesis, and deliver key insights
• Participate in development sprints, demos, and retrospectives, as well as release and deployment
• Collaborate in establishing and evolving database development, testing, and documentation standards, as well as related code reviews
• Partner with business analysts, application engineers, data scientists, etc., leveraging the appropriate tools, solutions, and/or processes as part of their data mining, profiling, blending, and analytical activities
• Collaborate across WMG's technology domains to lead and ensure development and delivery of analytics solutions
• Ensure policies and standards are followed across the organization
• Deliver services that meet internal KPIs and customer SLAs
• Identify and execute on opportunities for operational excellence in the areas of data pipeline resiliency and accuracy.

Rockstar candidates will have:
• Minimum three (3) years of progressively more advanced database development experience, working in large scale/distributed environments modeling and implementing ETL/ELT on Snowflake and/or Redshift.
• Minimum one (1) year experience in working with data using Python.
• Experience using traditional ETL tools – Pentaho preferred.
• Experience implementing scalable, distributed, and highly available systems using cloud technologies, such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and/or Google Cloud.
• Experience in migrating from row-based database products (Oracle, MySQL, Postgres) to columnar database products (Snowflake, Redshift).
• Experience in full SDLC, including ongoing maintenance and support after deployment.

It would be music to our ears if you also had:
• Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
• Hands-on experience with server-side technologies, SQL, and database concepts for RDBMS' such as SQLServer as well as NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
• Knowledge of source control and code review systems
• Ability to quickly understand how data is used by business processes and what the data means in the context of these specific processes
• Ability to work effectively within cross-functional business and technical teams, as well as proficiencies with Agile methodologies – both Scrum and Kanban
• Working knowledge of media and/or research operations; recorded music and publishing preferred
• Experience working with syndicated data sources and other industry research sources a plus
• Customer-focused, action-oriented and driven to achieve results in a positive manner, displaying ethical behavior, integrity, and building trust at all times
• Strong teamwork, organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade peers and thrive in a cross-functional matrix environment
• Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Able to work independently, plan workloads, and deliver on commitments
• Able to quickly learn new technologies as they become prevalent and widely implemented, and develop oneself
• Driven to utilize both proven and unique solutions to address business problems until issue is resolved

Company Profile
Warner Music Group
With a legacy extending back over 200 years, Warner Music Group (WMG) today brings together artists, songwriters and entrepreneurs that are moving entertainment culture across the globe. Operating in more than 70 countries through a network of affiliates and licensees, WMG’s Recorded Music division includes renowned labels such as Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, Elektra, Erato, First Night, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Music Nashville.