At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.
As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.
You will be part of a growing Data Engineering team that handles NBA data for Internal and External Users. The IT department services over 10 internal groups and the Data Engineer will be a seasoned Technologist comfortable with a variety of data technologies. Data Engineering Group handles a Datawarehouse that sources data out of over 15 sources and services over 10 internal groups. The current data technology stack consists primarily of Data warehouses using SQL Technologies, Neo4J based Graph DBs along with the use of a variety of NoSQL and AI/ML frameworks and languages like R, Python etc. Current plans have us moving our technologies to the cloud, specifically Microsoft Azure.The ideal candidate will be a technologist who is able to balance the rapid pace of technology change with an authoritative ability to handle client relationships - including working closely with the business and technical teams/vendors. Assists in the ongoing support of applications. We're looking for someone who is laser-focused on operational excellence and customer satisfaction. You'll need to wear many hats, so flexibility and a can-do attitude are critical!We are looking for a dynamic, collaborative personality that can champion the cause of Agile within the organization. The individual needs to have a consistent track record of successfully delivering value for their organization in a fast-paced environment along with successful management of customer expectations. A passionate engineer who strives for automation would be ideal for this position. Experience mentoring and leading other staff, both onsite and offshore would be desired for this role to be successful.
As a Data Engineer, you will lead NBA's data efforts across all products and lines of business. You are a pioneer, building new capabilities that will help unlock new possibilities for our businesses. You will coordinate with external and internal resources to be a part of a Data Engineering practice. You will play a fundamental role in achieving our ambitious growth objectives. You must be comfortable switching between multiple projects, contributing as an individual and working with both business teams and technology teams to translate business requirements into finished products. You possess strategic vision and tactical mastery and combine it with an entrepreneurial spirit to get it done. You will collaborate closely with stakeholders across the company to design innovative solutions and balance challenging priorities and resource demands.The right candidate is passionate about data technologies. We're looking for someone who welcomes challenges and is hyper-focused on delivering exceptional results to internal business customers while creating a rewarding team environment. This position reports into the Head of Data Engineering, IT
Bachelors Degree or equivalent. Masters would be a plus.
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