Sr Data Engineer

Job description

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

Advertising on all formats is being reinvented through new business models and the combination of big data, predictive analytics, optimization and other modern data science and analysis techniques. ViacomCBS advanced advertising group is at the forefront of this reinvention of advertising and is currently looking for key new individuals to join our team!

The Vantage Product Science and Analytics team at ViacomCBS is looking for a qualified Senior Data Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for building, growing and optimizing our data architecture, including database management, data pipeline/ ETL creation and management, and overall data infrastructure management. You will also optimize data flows, maintaining, improving, cleaning, and manipulating data in operational and analytics databases, and working with analytics teams to use databases to build custom analytics for business partners. The Senior Data Engineer will support our data scientists, analysts, and software engineering team to deliver best-in-class analytics tools and data products for ViacomCBS’s advanced advertising group!

Build and maintain large scale data structures and pipelines to organize data for new and existing projects and data products.
Build scalable infrastructure required for optimal ETL/ELT of data from a wide variety of data sources using Python, SQL, and AWS technologies.
Monitor and optimize data delivery and develop tools for real-time and offline analysis; recommend ways to constantly improve data quality and reliability.
Participate in the assessment, selection, and integration process of current big data tools and frameworks required to satisfy business needs ensuring that all systems meet business objectives.
Design, construct and maintain disaster recovery procedures.
Collaborate with software engineers, data scientists, project managers, and other partners to integrate algorithms and models into automated processes.
Collaborate with business analysts to appropriately use data structures.

Basic Qualifications
5+ years of experience as a professional Data Engineer (or higher) building scalable applications using Python, SQL and AWS cloud services (including EC2, S3, EMR, RDS, Redshift, Athena, Glue, and ECR/ECS)
Independent problem - solver with strong critical thinking skills.
Experience with transforming and integrating of data from multiple, disparate, low-level data sources.
Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools, including Apache Airflow, Apache Spark, AWS Glue, and AWS Data Pipelines
Experience designing and deploying automated testing for data pipelines
Strong Communication skills and experience working with multi-functional teams (from engineering to science to business)
Degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Information Systems, or other computational field.

Additional Qualifications:
Experience creating dashboards to visualize/maintain our data pipelines (Tableau, Looker, custom)
Experience creating and orchestrating containerized instances of code (via Docker, Helm, and Kubernetes).
Experience with Google cloud services, including BigQuery
Experience with cloud-based data warehouse providers, such as Snowflake
Thrives in an Agile work environment
Proven experience managing a small team and partners across multiple groups.


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

At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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