Sr Data Engineer

Job description

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS, and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung Smart TVs and Xbox One.

Overview & Responsibilities:
The Showtime Product team is looking for an experienced, curious and creative Sr. Data Engineer to help us pursue answers to our increasingly interesting and complex business questions and empower our team to incorporate data-driven features and machine learning into our products, which include our standalone service SHOWTIME and our TV Everywhere service, Showtime Anytime.
In this role, you will be an integral part of our data engineering team and collaborate with our dedicated Product Analytics team, the Showtime Research and Data Strategy teams, and our in-house backend and front-end engineering groups. You will work with the rest of the data team to architect solutions and develop technologies, systems and workflows that enable our analysts and data scientists to focus on algorithms and analyses rather than on the associated engineering.
Ideal candidates will be innovative, self-motivated, a quick study, and willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities!

Develop understanding of key business, product and user questions.
Collaborate with other Product Engineering team members to develop, test and support data-related initiatives. Work with other departments to understand their data needs
Design, build and contribute to multi-step data and recommendations/personalization pipelines that we can rapidly iterate as our needs change and capabilities grow
Evolve data-dependent feature prototypes into production features that scale
Update batch pipelines to micro-batch or real-time
Streamline feature engineering, so that the underlying data is efficiently extracted

Basic Qualifications:
You have at least 3 years of relevant experience in a comparable data engineering role
You have expert-level knowledge of SQL/Spark SQL

Additional Qualifications:
You like to dive-deep on data questions to come up with effective solutions
You believe in writing code that is easy to understand, test and maintain
You thrive in a workplace that values autonomy, applauds ideas and enjoys a sense of humor
You have experience with technologies like: Scala, Spark, AWS, AWS/EMR, Java, Kafka, Groovy, Spring, Mongo, Git, Redis, Bamboo, JIRA, etc.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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