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Data Engineer

NBCUniversal, Seattle, WA

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Level: manager

Duration: full_time


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 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 part of the ‘big data’ center of excellence with other development teams to facilitate the extraction of data and maintain data pipelines across the NBC News Digital portfolio.

This position reports to the Head of Business Intelligence and is based in Seattle, WA.

Responsibilities:
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of the data structures and governance
  • Fundamental knowledge of of modern cloud computing platforms and concepts
  • Work with modern schema-less big data storage solutions
  • Work closely with machine learning and data science teams to create scale and efficiency
  • 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


• Passion for media and news
• B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information
Technology, or equivalent experience
• 2-3 years experience in a developer role
• Proficient with Javascript and Python
• Proficient with Linux environment
• Familiarity with Presto and SQL
• Experience with Serverless cloud platforms a plus
(AWS)
• Experience with distributed data technologies (e.g.
Spark)



At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

About NBCUniversal

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU.

Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.


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