Lead Data Engineer - Marketing - HBO Max

Division

HBO Max

Position Type

Full Time

Interests

Big Data/Analytics, Data Science, Engineering, Marketing/Promotions/Advertising, Technology/Information Technology

Location

United States - California - Los Angeles

Posted Date

Mar. 25, 2020

Req Number

177162BR

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Opportunity Overview

HBO Max is the future of entertainment and storytelling.

WarnerMedia’s new streaming entertainment offering, HBO Max is the culmination of some of the most innovative new technology and greatest creative talent in the industry. Anchored by the entire HBO service, arguably the greatest brand in television, HBO Max also features fan favorites from the WarnerMedia library including Warner Bros., New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes, and more. HBO Max will also be home to key third-party library acquisitions, such as
Friends, South Park and Doctor Who, and more than 50 exclusive Originals in its first year, from the likes of groundbreaking creative talent such as J.J. Abrams, Ridley Scott, Jordan Peele, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Mann, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, Anna Kendrick, Greg Berlanti, Melissa McCarthy, Robert Zemeckis, Ellen DeGeneres, and other visionaries. HBO Max launches in May 2020.


The Job

As the Lead Data Engineer-Marketing on the HBO Max Data Insights & Ops team, you will be a part of the team that is responsible for developing, constructing, test existing and new architectures. You will play an integral role in identifying ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality. This position will work closely with Marketing team on marketing, media and subscriber data sets.

The Daily

  • Design, implement and fully own critical portions of HBO Max’s analytical data models and pipelines used to populate them.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements, design data structures using best practices, and develop batch or real-time data pipelines to ensure the timely delivery of high quality data.
  • Own, maintain and support existing data pipelines and platforms storing petabytes of data quickly and reliably.
  • Strive for a culture of high quality, innovation and incremental experimentation.
  • Creatively explore and demonstrate the value of data for HBO Max team. Be part of a driving force that enables and empowers better decision making through data.
  • Has a knack of using flexible and scalable methodologies that can be applied to a broad set of problems across the Data Engineering organization.
  • Always be thirsty for optimizations. Always be eager to find new, improved ways to address an old problem.

The Essentials
  • SQL Rockstar: can code complex SQL logic.
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in Algorithms and Data Structures.
  • Strong Software Engineering and Coding skills: 7-8 years of experience in Python or other programming languages such as Scala or Java.
  • Significant experience with Big Data technologies such as Apache Spark.
  • 2-3 years of experience with MPP/Cloud Data Warehouses such as Snowflake.
  • Five years of experience with core AWS services related to data engineering.
  • Education: Bachelor's or Master’s degree in computer science or related field.

The Nice to Have
  • Experience with using Apache Kafka or AWS Kinesis as a message bus for storing and processing high-velocity real-time data
  • Experience with building data notebooks using Jupyter, AWS Sagemaker, or Databricks
  • Experience with building and productionizing ML Pipelines and other solutions
  • Experience with Graph-based workflow orchestration engine such as Apache Airflow
  • Familiarity with marketing and media platforms/data sets

The Perks
  • Paid time off to volunteer
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands


About Us

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.
America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM , as well as HBO On Demand®. and Cinemax On Demand®. in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.