Data Engineer at Discovery Direct-to-Consumer

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About Us: Discovery's Digital group is a well-funded start-up within Discovery, Inc. We are fast, nimble, and have fun developing new, innovative, and immersive digital products and content for iconic brands. We are working at the crossroads of technology, entertainment, and every day utility. As content creators across the digital ecosystem, we continuously leverage our technology to create immersive viewing and interactive experiences. We tell engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day and bring new interactive experiences to life to not only entertain but improve the lives of our customers. Most recently, our group is behind the launch of discovery+, Discovery’s global streaming service, serving as the definitive destination for real life entertainment with the largest ever content offering at launch, debuting in the U.S. on January 4, 2021.

Job Summary: Are you excited by the challenges of building up big data infrastructure and results-oriented and providing data solutions to resolve complex data-related problems? We are looking for a talented Data Engineer to join the Data and Analytics team. You will design and own the DDSA data infrastructure and build up robust pipelines. You will have an opportunity to improve efficiency and data quality. You will interface with other technology teams to extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources using big data technology.

 

A successful candidate will have deep knowledge of business intelligence solutions, big data technology, and have the ability to work with various customers to drive and implement data solutions. They will have a passion for data, be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, strong attention to detail. In this role, you will be able to apply your technical skills in developing Data recommendation infrastructure, large databases, recommendation tools, and systems to impact the business.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the architecture, design, and implementation of next-generation Data solutions – including streaming data applications

  • Manage AWS resources including Glue, EMR, Kinesis, Lambda etc.

  • Collaborate with data scientists, BIEs, and BAs to deliver high-quality data architecture and pipelines.

  • Interface with other technology teams to extract, transform and load data from a wide variety of data sources

  • Continually improve ongoing processes and pipelines, automating or simplifying self-service support for customers

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Sciences or similar

  • Minimum 2 years of Software Industry experience

  • 2+ years of development experience with AWS services Must have EMR or Glue, Data Pipeline or Airflow, S3, Jenkins or other CI/CD

  • 2+ years of extensive working knowledge in spark (pyspark or scala).

  • 1+ years of development experience with realtime data streams Kafka/Kinesis

  • Proficiency working with structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data sets and real-time streaming data feeds

  • Fluency in SQL, Python, or a similar modeling language.

  • Experience with data warehousing databases Redshift, Oracle, and techniques is preferred

  • Expert level usage with Jenkins, GitHub is preferred

  • Experience in the media industry is a plus

  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Located right in Downtown, with countless eateries and shops nearby, and a couple blocks away from the lush Downtown Park
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What are Discovery Direct-to-Consumer Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Annual Impact Day where the office volunteers together. Opportunities to volunteer through People Portal. New Hires are given $25 to donate to cause of their choice. Discovery offers matching programs
Partners with Nonprofits
RISE, Turn Up Fight Hunger, Adopt a Family, Oceana, Discovery Project CAT, Give a Little TLC, Inspire a Difference, Building a Difference, Talent Unlimited.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Parents at Discovery, Discovery GreenD, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Discovery Women's Network, ableDisability, Multicultural Alliance, Discovery PriDe, Generation D, Discovery Veteran's Association.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Diverse slate required for leadership roles.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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