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Lead Data Engineer - REMOTE

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New York, NY, US, 10036

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New York
Full-Time

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.

 

Paramount+ (formerly ViacomCBS Streaming) is a division of Paramount™ that comprises many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Paramount, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick, Channel 5 (UK), Telefe and Paramount Channel and more.  ViacomCBS is home to premiere global media brands that build compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, apps, games, consumer products, social media experiences, and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 180 countries.

 

Do you love working with data? Are you interested in Data Science? Do you balance analytical skills and coding while leading a team of engineers? If so, ViacomCBS offers an opportunity to unleash those skills across media environments spanning Entertainment, Sports, and News on sites like Paramount+, CBS.com, CBSSports.com, and CBSNews.

 

Overview & Responsibilities

We are a passionate group providing data needs for all CBS Digital Media properties. This includes CBS, CBSNews, CBS Sports, and related Sports Properties. Our team is made up of varying engineering roles including Data, Data Product and Ingestion Engineering. We are responsible for driving the CDM data strategy and best practices around data collection, pipelines, usage, and infrastructure.

 

The Manager Data Engineering possesses a deep sense of curiosity and a passion for building innovative products with statistical models and solid analysis. Work backward from analytical and experimental requirements to devise business solutions. Support data science and data engineering at ViacomCBSand develop creative solutions using disparate data sources.

 

The candidate will be expected to lead a team of engineers and data scientists to track and assure the quality of  sites, build necessary infrastructure, data pipelines, and microservices that power internal and consumer products. Work as a technical lead for our Data Insights Group and partner with our many internal clients, including site product/management/Marketing teams, to deliver insights and opportunities that grow the business.

 

Responsibilities

  • Technical lead for strategic initiatives on data in support of Viacom Streaming groups and advocate solutions across business units
  • Responsible for the day to day leadership for a Team of Engineers including mentorship and career development
  • Plan and be accountable for the delivery of systems and tools that extract patterns from large data sets and transform data into an informational advantage and implement them into live systems
  • Technical lead on projects that fundamentally will change how CBSi operates and committed to data quality and validity, promoting automation were warranted
  • Work closely with teams' fellow directors on solving infrastructure, architecture, and framework needs
  • Solid Experience with data engineering and big data platforms as well as sound software engineering principles
  • Has a vision for developing creative and effective tools and platforms to help manage the business and provide executive reporting
  • Build solutions to business questions and look to automate efficiently

 

Basic Qualifications

  • At a minimum, BS degree in Statistics, Engineering, Informatics, or Computer Science degree with a demonstrated passion for data science and data engineering
  • 5+ years data engineering experience, including 1+ years of either formal management or close mentoring of junior and intermediate software developers
  • Solid expertise in Python
  • Experience with GCP or AWS Cloud Platform
  • Experience building pipelines using Apache Airflow
  • Proficiency with large-scale data in structured and unstructured environments
  • Familiarity with Github or other version control systems
  • Proactive and strategic thinker with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with Docker containerization
  • Curious, flexible, and agile

 

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with data management systems, both relational and NoSQL and Cloud Systems and Architecture
  • Experience with exploratory data analysis using tools like iPython Notebook, Pandas & matplotlib, etc.
  • Experience with services like Google Dataflow, Google BigQuery, Pubsub, or similar
  • Familiar with Apache Beam
  • Familiar with Atlassian products Jira and Confluence

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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.

 

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Paramount 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, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


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