Warner Media- HBO Max

We have created a new Data Insights and Operations (DIO) group within HBOMAX Direct-To-Consumer Organization to make the streaming products more data-driven. This team is looking to hire a motivated Sr Data Engineer who will be working closely with a team of highly motivated data engineers to build a state-of-the-art data platform to solve various data-driven use cases across the organization. This platform will host various data products such as but not limited to, Subscription, Content, and Product Analytics, Personalization and Recommendation, Marketing & Ad-Sales enablement. You will be charged with building a new core data platform in the cloud – handles both streaming and batch data processing, capable of solving any big data initiatives in scope now or evolve in the future as well. You will be helping data engineers, analysts, and scientists perform their functions by building highly scalable capabilities across the platform.
This individual will bring in his/her expertise in a wide variety of big data processing frameworks (both open source and proprietary), large scale database systems (OLAP and OLTP), stream data processing, API Development, Machine learning operationalization, and cloud automation to build and support all the data needs across HBOMAX platform.

The Daily
 Design and develop the data platform to efficiently and cost-effectively address various data needs across the business.
Build software across our entire cutting-edge data platform, including event-driven data processing, storage, and serving through scalable and highly available APIs, with awesome cutting-edge technologies.
Change how we think, act, and utilize our data by performing exploratory and quantitative analytics, data mining, and discovery.
Think of new ways to help make our data platform more scalable, resilient, and reliable, and then work across our team to put your ideas into action.
Ensure performance isn’t our weakness by implementing and refining robust data processing, REST services, RPC (in and out of HTTP), and caching technologies.
Help us stay ahead of the curve by working closely with data architects, stream processing specialists, API developers, our DevOps team, and analysts to design systems that can scale elastically in ways that make other groups jealous
Help build and maintain foundational data products such as but not limited to Various conformed datasets, Consumer 360, data marts, etc.
Work closely with data analysts and business stakeholders to make data easily accessible and understandable to them.
Ensure data quality by implementing re-usable data quality frameworks.
Work closely with various other data engineering teams to roll out new capabilities.
Build process and tools to maintain Machine Learning pipelines in production.
Develop and enforce data engineering, security, data quality standards through automation.
Participate in supporting the platform 24X7.
Be passionate about growing team – hire and mentor engineers and analysts.
Be responsible for cloud cost and improving efficiency

The Essentials
 Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar discipline.
5+ years of experience in software engineering and/or data engineering
Expertise in programming and scripting languages – Java, Python, or similar.
Expertise in building microservices and managing containerized deployments, preferably using Kubernetes
Expertise in a large volume, scalable, reliable, and high-quality data processing (both streaming [Kafka, Kinesis, …] and batch [Spark, Flink, …]) platform is a must.
Expertise in different types of databases (RedShift, SnowFlake, …) and query engine (SQL, Spark SQL, Hive,…).

Nice to Have
 Cloud (AWS) experience is a huge plus
No-SQL (Apache Cassandra, DynamoDB, or similar) is a huge plus
Experience in operationalizing and scaling machine models is a huge plus.
Experience with a variety of data Tools & frameworks (example: Apache Airflow, Druid) will be a huge plus.
Experience with analytics and visualization tools such as Looker, Tableau is preferred.
Direct to consumer digital business experience preferred
Digital Advertising Tech experience preferred

Your mentality
 Ability to work in fast-paced, high visibility, agile environment & ability to take initiative
Ability and willingness to learn any new technologies and apply them at work in order to stay ahead of the curve.
Ability and desire to understand the meaning behind the data
Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
A strong team focus with outstanding organizational and resource management skills
Excellent data analytical skills


To apply for this job email your details to harsha.awtaney@warnermedia.com