Principal Data Engineer - Media

Averity - New York, NY

Are you interested in working on one of the most cutting-edge ad serving platforms for online streaming content? Are you looking for an innovative, creative, fast-moving environment that lives and breathes data using the newest tools?


What's the Job?


As a Principal Data Engineer on our team, you will be utilizing the most cutting-edge Big Data tools. The team is using a large amount of data to make actionable insights and decisions in connection to advertising decisions (in the hundreds of millions of dollars). We are a Spark environment, and we are constantly on the lookout for the latest and best tools to advance our work.


We receive new data feeds in on a daily basis, so you will be working to transform it into a common format, then teeing it up for use by our analytics team so they can run off of it, then put it into our pipeline.


This is a startup-like team that has a flat structure in a highly collaborative environment. There will be other data engineers you are working with, and you will be reporting directly to our Senior Director.


Who Are We?


Our division is tasked to oversee advanced advertising sales across all of our properties. We are at the forefront of the industry using the most advanced tools and technologies to ensure we are the best of the best in our area.


We are located in the Flatiron district of Manhattan and as part of one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.


What Skills Do You Need?


• Must be experienced in a Spark environment in a commercial setting

• Everything we do is in the cloud, so you must be experienced in it, preferably using Spark clusters and S3.

• You should have a working knowledge of Scala, Kafka, and Python



• $160,000 - $180,000 base salary

• Competitive bonus and RSUs

• Full Medical, Dental and Vision

• 401(K)


What's In It For You?


There aren't many roles where you are expected, and encouraged, to use the latest and greatest technologies out there. This is that role. You will be at the forefront of the industry working with one of the most recognizable media companies in the country.

Posted On: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Compensation: $160,000 - $180,000

Tagged: Data Science

Position Contact
Jordan Fine
Senior Talent Advocate
(646) 513-2575
New York, NY
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