Data Engineer - NBC Sports Next at NBCUniversal (Remote)

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Company Description
We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
Come join us as we work together as one team to innovate and deliver what's Next.
NBC Sports Next is where sports and technology intersect. We're a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within our three groups: Youth & Recreational Sports and Golf.
At NBC Sports Next we're fueled by our mission to innovate, create larger-than-life events and connect with sports fans through technology that provides the ultimate in immersive experiences.
Golf fuses the team behind products and services like GolfNow, TeeOff and GolfPass, which better connects golfers and golf facilities around the world through innovative solutions like cloud-based golf course management and SmartPlay contactless technology and services that create optimum golfing experiences.
Job Description
GolfNow has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Data Engineer. Working alongside the Data Engineering Team, you'll manage the full lifecycle of our data warehousing needs. You'll read and write complex queries, demonstrate the ability to create database objects (tables, views, stored procedures, user-defined functions), and create and maintain ETL pipelines. Our data warehouse and data operations are built on top of Microsoft and AWS technologies including MS SQL Server, SSIS, PowerShell, and other AWS cloud technologies. To perform this job successfully, an individual would need to be able to understand complex business processes, gather requirements, work efficiently, and verify their results.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work within a small team of passionate data engineers and data scientists.
  • Compile user requirements and specifications for reports.
  • Contribute to the management of the day-to-day operations of running our Data Warehouse.
  • Build, analyze, and manage reports and dashboards for business stakeholders.
  • Respond to users to troubleshoot and/or improve existing reports.
  • Collaborate with internal QA on customer acceptance testing.
  • Develop SQL scripts and objects to support reporting functionality and performance.
  • Build data pipelines and ETLs for loading source system data into the data warehouse for further reporting and analysis.
  • Assist in building scalable data models to support reporting and tracking of key business and product metrics.
  • Help identify better practices, tools, and relevant trends that can positively influence the data operations across the business.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed by management.
  • Strong ability to actively engage in a remote workspace - including, but not limited to, virtual team meetings, connection via team channels (Teams, Slack and Outlook) and ad hoc meetings as requested.
  • Experience working through complex issues to completion
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed by management.

All candidates must meet the qualifications below:

  • A minimum of 2+ years of data engineering experience is required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field/relevant industry experience in data engineering
  • Working experience developing and refactoring SQL Stored Procedures
  • A minimum of 1 years working experience with Python
  • Solid experience and knowledge of T-SQL and Microsoft SQL Server Database Platforms
  • 1-2 years experience with AWS cloud environment
  • Experience with AWS ETL tools such as Glue and Lambda
  • Experience with Apache Airflow
  • Experience using source control with Github or Team Foundation Server.
  • Experience with modeling data structures in both transactional and analytical platforms.
  • Experience with PowerShell scripting is a plus
  • Experience with SSIS is a plus
  • Experience with one of the following BI Tools. (SSRS, Tableau, Power BI)

Desired qualifications are as follows:

  • Experience working in Agile environment
  • Experience managing SDLC process with Atlassian tools. (Jira, Confluence)
  • Able and eager to learn new technologies.
  • Able to easily transition between high-level strategy and day-to-day implementation.
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Results-oriented and self-motivated.

Fully Remote: This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee's residence.
Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

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Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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