Sr. Data Engineer

National Football League • Culver City, CA 90230

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Job Description

The Senior Data Engineer is responsible for overseeing junior data engineering activities and aiding in building the business' data collection systems and processing pipelines. The role of the Senior Data Engineer is responsible for building and maintaining optimized and highly available near real-time data pipelines and Microservices.

We use the latest and greatest frameworks to get the job done and we are looking for a senior leader to bring industry experience to contribute to our Architecture and Development. In addition to traditional RDBMS' such as Oracle and MySQL, we're also big fans of Cassandra, Mongo, Map Reduce, Hadoop and GraphQL. We're all in on CI/CD and we move at break-neck speed.

If these challenges and the tech stack qualifications sound like a good fit for a team that builds leading edge solution, then look no further than the NFL Data Engineering team.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Distributed application development in Scala, Spark, & Akka
  • Design, develop, and maintain near real-time big data applications
  • Responsible for the uptime (99.9) and performance of all data services
  • Responsible for documentation and architecture diagrams
  • Experience with large scale spikes in production traffic
  • Experience in an agile environment


  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to speak to your audience whether they are managers, business users, developers, architects, or DevOps
  • BS, BA, or advanced degree in computer science or relevant work experience
  • Minimum 8 years of related professional experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of increasing leadership responsibility managing big/fast data projects and people
  • Expert level with *nix, SQL, Scala (or Java), Apache Spark, Apache Kafka
  • 4+ years of experience with [R]DBMS and Data Warehouses such as Cassandra, Hadoop, Oracle, MySQL and/or Vertica
  • Real-time aggregations and/or machine learning a PLUS
  • Can-do attitude and hands-on ability to do the work yourself and not solely rely on others
  • Knowledge of the NFL game required
  • Can quote from at least one Monty Python sketch

Job Details

Location:  Culver City, CA 90230

Employment Type:   Full-Time


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