Principal Big Data Engineer

Comcast New York, NY

About the Job

Business Unit:

FreeWheel is hiring a New York based Principal Big Data Engineer reporting to the Senior Director, Engineering. FreeWheel helps the television industry generate revenue from their premium content through a robust technology platform, which enables consumers to watch entertainment on any devices from PC, mobile, set-top box to traditional TV. FreeWheel's New York Engineering Team is part of a global engineering group that is building advanced and high quality applications, servers and tools to manage million dollar orders, handle billions of daily requests, and process terabytes of raw daily data.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead engineering team to design, develop, and test data-driven solutions
Can oversee multiple projects, have in-depth knowledge to make technical decisions and lead technical discussions
Partner with global engineering, product and operations teams to further incorporate collective innovations
o Work with different teams to design tech solution
o Follow updates in different FreeWheel backend components and contribute to the long-term roadmap for FreeWheel's data strategy
Drive the optimization, testing and tooling to improve data quality
Improve performance, availability and scalability of our backend systems

ABOUT YOU:
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or similar field of study
5+ years of experience building large scale big data applications
Deep understanding of computer systems and have good abilities of architecture design
Strong SQL and database expertise
Proficient with Linux commands and environments
Proficient with 3"4 programming languages among Golang/C++/Scala/Python/Ruby/Java. Fast to pick up new languages.
Hands-on experiences with data processing or analysis systems is strongly preferred.
Experiences with Spark/Hadoop/Kafka/Presto and other Big-Data technologies are strongly preferred.
Experiences with AWS or other Cloud technology are strongly preferred.
Known for being a smart, analytical thinker who approaches their work with logic and enthusiasm
Detail oriented, flexible and can work well in a global team-oriented environment





Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer