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Senior Data Engineer for Top Streaming Media Company

Job Info:

Category: Development
Company Description: The Most Well Known Streaming Content Technology Firm in the World
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 9339

Job Description:

Our client, a leading streaming media provider, is looking for a Senior Data Engineer to be part of their growing data team dedicated to breaking the norm and pushing the limits of continuous improvement and innovation. This team is responsible for the build and support of vital technology solutions supporting the scheduling, acquisition, processing, and distribution of premium content.  The team partners with various business units to enable the services required to deliver premium content to domestic and global platforms as well as third party partners by bringing together platform, software, data and business intelligence services.

The individual will be involved in detailed technical design, development and implementation of applications using Amazon AWS platform. Working within an agile environment, the Senior Data Engineer will provide input into architectural design decisions, develop code to meet business needs and ensure the applications we build are meeting high standards of quality and supportability. The individual will have the opportunity to develop his/her technical knowledge and skills while evolving the overall technical maturity of the team.

This position will be based in New York City.

Who you are:

  • You want to be part of high profile projects and are motivated by delivering world-class solutions on an aggressive schedule.
  • Someone who is not intimidated by challenges; thrives even under pressure; is passionate about their craft; and hyper focused on delivering exceptional results.
  • You care about agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and responsible experimentation.
  • You have experience with modern, production level Java/Python/Scala/JavaScript.
  • You have experience with developing and maintaining production data pipelines.
  • You're biased for action, and believe in iterating quickly to solve hard problems.
  • You love to learn new technologies and mentor team members to raise the bar on your team.

What you'll do:
  • Partner with architects and business leaders to design and build robust services using streaming and batch data.
  • Key contributor in building identity services that will enable the team to share profiles across the organization in support of marketing and analytics.
  • Work independently and part of teams that will ingest data from a variety of source types including viewership, behavioral, attribution, content metadata etc.
  • Structure and munge ingested data in support of various use cases including analytics, marketing execution and cross divisional data sharing.

Technical Requirements:
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in the AWS Cloud environment - EC2, S3, Redshift, EMR, etc.
  • 1-2 years of experience with real time data processing using Kafka or AWS Kinesis preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience with at least 1 of the following languages: Scala, Python, Java preferred.
  • 4-6 years of development experience on Hadoop distributed ecosystem (e.g. Spark/Storm/Hbase etc.), working with various database methodologies such relational, columnar and NoSQL preferred.
  • Highly proficient with ANSI SQL.

Additional requirements & competencies:
  • Running teams using agile and scrum methodologies
  • Experience with data modeling
  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field experience preferred
  • You've worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies



All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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