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Sr. Data Engineer - Fandango

NBCUniversal, Beverly Hills, California

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


As a Senior Data Engineer in Applied Machine Learning, you will work with Data Engineers and Data Scientists to deliver projects and systems critical to Fandango’s business. We expect our Senior Data Engineers to be deeply technical, highly collaborative, versatile, and enthusiastic about taking on new problems across our businesses as we continue to build great experiences for fellow movie fans.

Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve data systems and services
  • Perform code reviews and collaborate with peers on software solutions
  • Work directly with data scientists to design, prototype, and operationalize machine learning models
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies (standups, retros, sprint planning, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and fix production issues as they occur
  • Mentor team members with complex technical and design issues



  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of proven professional experience in data products and machine learning systems
  • Deep understanding of statistical and machine learning models
  • Professional experience in one or more of the following programming languages (Java, Scala, Python)
  • Experience with distributed data storage and large-scale data processing (Spark, EMR, Hadoop, Hive)
  • Experience with AWS data management (S3, Redshift, DynamoDB) and related tools (Athena, EMR, Glue)


Preferred qualifications


  • Experience collaborating with software engineers and data scientists
  • Experience with data science workflow, from proof of concept development to operationalizing production models
  • Familiar with software build, release, deployment and monitoring tools and practices
  • Experience designing and building data warehousing and/or analytics platforms
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum environment


Desired Characteristics


  • Passionate about machine learning throughout the entire life cycle from ideation and prototypes through development, testing, and delivery
  • Excited to learn from, teach, mentor and grow the rest of the engineering team
  • Collaborative. Works well in a team. Excited to succeed and to help other engineers succeed
  • Eager to learn and stretch your boundaries while you learn and leverage new technologies
  • Open to new approaches and new ideas
  • Can take initiative to independently solve issues


At Fandango, we love movies. From showtimes and ticketing, to engaging content and innovations in movie going- we strive to deliver the perfect movie going experience—anytime, anywhere. And to be the go-to destination for moviegoers, we think it’s all about collaboration. Anyone can build a website or app, but it takes a special group across many disciplines to create an experience that can live across multiple platforms and connected devices. Thanks to an exceptional team, we’re working hard to make Fandango a little bit better every day. Our 30 million (and growing!) online and mobile monthly visitors can now buy movie tickets at over 25,000 screens nationwide and stay for exclusive trailers, our award-winning original video series, movie reviews, celebrity interviews and more. So, if you’re looking to inspire, be inspired and work at the intersection of entertainment and technology look no further than Fandango. Visit Fandango.com/careers for a behind-the-scenes look at Fandango and follow us on LinkedIn for the latest news and updates. Fandango is an NBCUniversal Company.

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