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Director Data Engineering


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069

Los Angeles

*This is a Remote job opportunity*

Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America,  delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks,  movie studios,  publishers,  and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile,  web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news,  TV shows,  movies,  sports,  lifestyle,  and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood,  Pluto TV has offices in New York,  Silicon Valley,  Chicago and Berlin.


As a Director of Data Engineering, you will be collaborating with Ad Sales, Marketing, Research, Finance, Product, and other engineering data teams, to build out scalable data pipelines and data products for ViacomCBS.




  • Lead data strategic initiatives across ViacomCBS Streaming, including Pluto.tv and Paramount+
  • Lead a team of data engineers and software engineers for developing scalable and reliable data pipelines
  • Partner with product, infrastructure, BI and marketing teams, developing technical roadmaps aligned with the company’s vision and strategy
  • Partner with other data engineering groups and implement standards and best practices
  • Stay current with latest technology trends


Qualities & Experience We’re Seeking:


  • At a minimum, BS degree in Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or a similar degree
  • 10+ Years and strong experience in Data Engineering or Software Development or Data Science
  • Strong experience with data engineering on big data platforms
  • Experience working with Streaming data
  • Experience working in either AWS or GCP cloud platform
  • Programming Experience in Python or scala
  • Experience working with large volumes of data
  • Experience in Agile Methodology and Tools.
  • Proactive and strategic thinker with strong written and verbal communication skills


Additional Qualifications:


  • Experience developing SDLC processes, including DevSecOps & CI/CD
  • Familiarity with exploratory data analysis using tools like Jupyter Labs, Pandas & matplotlib, etc.
  • Experience with Snowflake
  • Experience with Apache Airflow
  • Experience managing production data platforms
  • Experience working with resources from multiple regions



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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ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles