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Director, Data Products Engineering at NBCUniversal (Greater NYC Area, NY or Remote)

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Company Description
NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.
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. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal's commitment and how we are making an impact.
Job Description
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU's vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It's what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
Business Intelligence/Analytics Technology leader supporting the Ad Sales area. Responsible for the delivering analytics products by consolidating/normalizing various data sets, designing advanced KPIs and presenting insights through an intuitive self-service data product. This may be a remote role.
  • Provide technical, functional and project supervision to the Ad Sales BI team. Develop close working relationships with business stakeholders to identify functional requirements for the data warehouse, reports, dashboards and final data products
  • Work closely with IT partners, Technical Product Management and various business stakeholders in defining business requirements and shaping the long-term direction of the data products program.
  • Define project roadmaps: ensure all milestones are met, risk is communicated, and data quality is never compromised.
  • Prioritize department project work, delegate responsibilities effectively and ensure accountability
  • Leverage prototyping methodologies to propose and design creative business solutions that exploit our broad toolset of technologies.
  • Collaborate with the IT platform, infrastructure, and architecture teams in introducing and integrating new analytics/data tools into the organization.
  • Participate in the department's data governance initiatives: assist in developing, promoting and enforcing documentation, data standards and quality in the Ad Sales Data Products program.
  • Organize and socialize metadata resources, such as data lineage documents, data mappings, data dictionaries, training documents, knowledge base/wiki, etc
  • Coordinate final production releases with the project team, platform teams, and business team ensuring communications release notes

Qualifications
  • Broad understanding of the media and entertainment field is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field with 10+ years of industry experience.
  • Strong Computer Science/Engineering/Information Systems background
  • 8+ years in data warehousing projects with at least 3 years of full life cycle experience in implementation and support of DW Solutions
  • 8+ years of work experience in system design and development using various tools and technologies.
  • 5+ years experience in Application Development, including User Interface / User Experience Design
  • Experience in Data Modeling, Data architecture, Data Quality, Metadata, ETL and Data Warehouse methodologies and technologies.
  • Proven ability to architect and design a large-scale data solution that allow rapid ingest, processing and responsive interaction with massive data sets
  • Demonstrated experience with developing complex Business Intelligence reporting solutions
  • Experience in the following: SQL, Linux, MicroStrategy, SharePoint, AWS, S3, Lambdas, Python, Pandas, Scala,Spark EMR/Databricks.
  • Experience in the following is a plus: Big Data (HIVE), Teradata, MongoDB, Cassandra, Tableau, HTML, Java/JSP, Angular, Bootstrap, APIs or Elasticsearch.
  • Strong problem-solving and root cause analysis skills.
  • Strong communicator with ability to work a highly matrixed environment with right blend of intellect and influence
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate new concepts and drive change in processes and behaviors and to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences.
  • Proven ability to lead multiple teams of global contractors and mentor in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develop and execute strategies and track and measure results.

Desired Characteristics
  • Familiarity with Operative, FreeWheel, Google Ad Manager, Omniture and other similar ad tech data sets
  • Ability to design concise and visually appealing reports, user interfaces, mockups and documentation
  • Strong analytical focus, results-oriented and execution driven, with the ability to align technology developments with the generation of potential competitive business advantage.
  • Self-motivated, well organized and has strong innovation and facilitation skills, especially in driving consensus among senior technical resources.
  • Ability and desire to work within a cross-functional team environment with people from multiple business units, vendors, countries and cultures.
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities.
  • Demonstrates good personal time management skills, including punctuality, time reporting and completion of assigned tasks within agreed time frames
  • Ability to work independently under minimum supervision and proactive in solving issues
  • Committed and solution focused with the ability to perform under pressure and meeting targets

Other:
  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

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.
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What are NBCUniversal Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
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 Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
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
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

An Insider's view of NBCUniversal

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Exciting! We all pass the vibe check! Great conversations between all levels regardless of role or title.

Grace

Scrum Lead, Operations & Technology

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We have multiple projects that are complex and require a good coordination of resources from multiple teams. While this is challenging, I have to give kudos to every member of our team that works very hard on these projects while working on day-to-day troubleshooting tasks.

Grander

Principal Site Reliability Engineer, Operations & Technology

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started at NBCU as a QA Analyst, testing the NBC Sports App on multiple Platforms, and in 2019, I was promoted to Sr. QA. During my time on this team, I supported Monday Night Football, 2 Superbowls and 4 Olympic Games (and even won an Emmy for the Rio Olympics in 2016!) In Feb of 2022, I moved to Peacock OneApp and I was promoted to manager.

Dora

Manager, Quality Assurance, Peacock

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

I encourage my team to do research and approach their tasks from different perspectives. I reward success, but I also remind them that failure is a great learning experience.

Chris

Engineering Manager, Peacock TV

What are some social events your company does?

Our Employee Resource Groups have hosted such a variety of events, both virtually and in-person. I’ve had a chance to attend paint nights, pumpkin carving, one-on-one speed networking dates with other women in tech, movie premiere events and learning about different cultures/cuisines in celebration of AAPI month! There’s always something going on!

Anne

Software Engineer, Operations & Technology

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