Remote Data Engineer

Post Date

Feb 06, 2024


West Hollywood,

ZIP/Postal Code

Jun 22, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Software Engineering

Req #


Pay Rate

$54 - $82 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

The Data Engineer should possess a deep sense of curiosity and a passion for building smart data pipelines, data structures and data products and the ability to communicate data structures and tools throughout the Paramount Streaming organization.

The candidate for this role will use their skills in reverse engineering, analytics, and creative, experimental solutions to devise data and BI solutions. This engineer supports data pipeline development which includes machine learning algorithms using disparate data sources.

The ideal candidate will work closely with BI, Research, Engineering, Marketing, Finance, and Product teams to implement data-driven plans that drive the business.

They will have good communication skills and possess the ability to convey knowledge of data structures and tools throughout the Paramount Digital Media organization.

This candidate will be expected to lead a project from inception to completion as well as help mentor junior members of the team on best practices and approaches around data.

Your Day-to-Day:

Works with large volumes of traffic data and user behaviors to build pipelines that enhance raw data.

Able to break down and communicate highly complex data problems into simple, feasible solutions.

Extract patterns from large datasets and transform data into an informational advantage.

Find answers to business questions via hands-on exploration of data sets via Jupyter, SQL, dashboards, statistical analysis, and data visualizations.

Partner with the internal product and business intelligence teams to determine the best approach around data ingestion, structure, and storage. Then, work with the team to ensure these are implemented correctly.

Contributing ideas on how to make our data more effective and working with other members of the engineering, BI teams, and business units to implement changes.

Ongoing development of technical solutions while developing and maintaining documentation, at times training impacted teams.

Early on collaboration with the team on internal initiatives to create strategies that improve company processes.

Look at ways of improving efficiency by staying current on the latest technology and trends and introducing team members to such.

Develop prototypes to proof out strategies for data pipelines and products.

Mentor members of the team and department on best practices and approaches.

Lead initiatives in ways to improve the quality of our data as well as make the data more effective, with other members of engineering, BI teams, and business units to implement changes.

Able to break down and communicate highly complex data problems into simple, feasible solutions.

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Required Skills & Experience

Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of work experience in Data Engineering and Analytics fields or consulting roles with a focus on digital analytics implementations.

Experience with large scale data warehouse management systems such as BigQuery for 1+ years with advanced level understanding of warehouse cost management and query optimization

Proficient in Python.

Experience with Apache Airflow or equivalent tools for orchestration of pipelines.

Able to write SQL to perform common types of analysis and transformations.

Strong problem-solving and creative-thinking skills.

Demonstrated development of ongoing technical solutions while developing and maintaining documentation, at times training impacted teams.

Experience developing solutions to business requirements via hands-on discovery and exploration of data.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences, as well as translating business requirements into Data Solutions

Experience with ETL & ELT.

Experience building and deploying applications on GCP cloud platform.

Builds strong commitment within the team to support the appropriate team priorities

Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

Experience with clickstream or user behavior data

In depth experience with Snowflake for processing, data modeling and data mart creation

Knowledge of analytic tagging management solutions and mobile tracking platforms such as Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Kochava, Adjust, Appsflyer or Tune, etc.

Prior business intelligence experience (working on or with BI teams to provide analytics)

Background on a high impact, high visibility team in relevant streaming industry (Amazon, Hulu, Disney, etc.)

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.