Are you a passionate problem solver with a love for data engineering? NBC Universal's Data & Analytics team is looking for a Senior Data Engineer to help build the next generation of data pipelines and applications. This is a remote, full-time position based in North America.
As a Senior Data Engineer, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with business leaders, engineers, and product managers to understand data needs. Your main responsibility will be to extract, transform, and load data from various sources using cloud-native data engineering principles. You will design, build, and scale data pipelines across different systems and streams, including internal, third-party, and cloud-based sources. Additionally, you will identify and implement process improvements, automate manual tasks, optimize data delivery, and enhance scalability.
In this role, you will also be tasked with implementing design patterns to optimize performance, cost, security, and end user experience. You will actively participate in development sprints, demos, and retrospectives, as well as release and deployment activities. Building strong relationships with supporting IT teams will be crucial to effectively deliver work products to production.
To qualify for this position, you should have at least 5 years of experience in a data engineering role. You should also have a strong analytical mindset and experience in delivering data analytics solutions. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential as you will be interacting with individuals at all levels of the organization, both technical and non-technical. Lastly, you should thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments and be able to make quality decisions amidst ambiguity.
NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer, and they will consider candidates with criminal histories in accordance with relevant legal requirements. If you are excited about joining a dynamic team and contributing to the future of data engineering, apply now!
Soft Skills and State of Mind:
- Problem-solving skills
- Collaboration skills
- Analytical thinking
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
- Adaptability and ability to deal with ambiguity
- Relationship-building skills
When submitting an application, mention:
- Highlight your problem-solving abilities and passion for building data pipelines and applications.
- Emphasize your experience collaborating with different stakeholders to understand data needs.
- Describe your expertise in extracting, transforming, and loading data from various sources.
- Highlight your experience in designing, building, and scaling data pipelines.
- Showcase your ability to identify and implement process improvements.
- Mention your familiarity with design patterns and optimizing performance, cost, security, and user experience.
- Discuss your experience participating in development sprints, demos, and release deployments.
- Highlight your relationship-building skills and experience in working effectively with IT teams.
- Mention your analytical skills and experience delivering data analytics solutions.
- Emphasize your excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Express your ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, making quality decisions.
- Be confident in your readiness to contribute to the mission.
Note: NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with the relevant legal requirements.