Data Visualization Engineer - Tableau

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Machines that Move Us. 

People who Inspire Us.

Stories that Drive Us.


Check us out: http://bit.ly/MotorTrendG


About Us


We are MotorTrend.

With a monthly reach of more than 131 million, MTG is the largest automotive media company in the world. With franchises including MotorTrend, Hot Rod, Automobile, Wheeler Dealers, Roadkill, Best Driver’s Car, and dozens of other world-class brands, we are reimagining storytelling around mobility. Our portfolio brings together Discovery’s #1 TV network for automotive super fans, with our vast automotive digital platform that includes direct-to-consumer products, websites, apps, connected TVs, social, and live events.


Our People

 

The people who work at MotorTrend embody the passion of our content, and wake up every day intent on embracing, entertaining, and empowering the motoring world. 

If you: feel the need to understand the big picture, believe that truth can be revealed when collaborating with others, and know how to bring data to life visually and reveal insights that would otherwise stay hidden forever, you might be the person we are searching for.

If you: are happy just to answer questions and move on with your day, leave the “big thinking” to other people, and don’t worry much about how your work is used (or not)… this is not the role for you.


The Role

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

This Data Visualization Engineer (Full-time, Regular, Salaried) will work with the BI data engineering and analytics teams and will be responsible for collecting, analyzing and distributing data using public cloud and open source technologies that offers transparency and new insights into customer behavior and business performance. When questions arise based on the reports and visualizations created, this person is the first line of defense in helping end users interpret and understand the information, and will require a command of the data that is being reported and visualized.

At MotorTrend Group data is central to measuring all aspects of the business, and critical to its operations and growth. This role will interface with many different departments and executives, and requires a person who has a strong data background and natural ability to clearly translate numbers and charts into meaningful insights.

Essential duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • 7+ years of experience in Data Warehousing & BI reporting
  • Strong analytic skills and ability to develop, and implement analytical data models and dashboard and reports using Tableau and other tools to enable customers to analyze data and make business decisions.
  • Ability to see raw data, understand how it can best be reported or visualized on a case-by-case basis, and bring it to life in an intuitive and detailed format
  • Experience creating user stories in a Tableau Reporting environment
  • Experience and expertise creating executive and department-level canned reports
  • Ability to understand core business questions needing answered
  • Ability to write custom calculations (or queries) within the data visualization tool Tableau.
  • Solid understanding of Tableau presentation and data layer and implementation of Security with Tableau
  • Experience in rolling out Tableau as Self-service solution for large number of users
  • Extensive knowledge of data warehousing and information management best practices.
  • Extensive experience defining and rationalizing complex data models within data warehousing environment.
  • Extensive experience in defining, implementing, and executing data analysis concepts such as profiling, lineage, impact analysis, mapping
  • Hands on experience in Performance optimization, Query optimization.
  • Hands on experience in Tableau reporting, Tableau server management
  • Experience in Architecting Visualization / Analytics using Tableau (both extracted and live connected data sources)
  • Experience in building Integration of Tableau with various data sources like Redshift, Athena, Excel, Mysql and Postgres
  • Ability to consult business users to build Tableau dashboards
  • This role will require collaboration with end users, project stakeholders, and support partners to identify needs, goals, metric measurements, and business models which will result in easy to understand interfaces and enable end users to quickly identify key themes within the data
  • Good understanding of Relational Databases, Relational Datamodel, SQL and concepts of implementing Data Level security in RDBMS
  • Experience with other BI visualization tool : PowerBI will be an added advantage.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree – Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong background in scripting language using Python, Perl, PHP or any other language to solving data problems
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Redshift, Postgres, and MongoDb
  • Familiar with Big Data tools; Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Hive etc
  • Familiar with data exchange types and protocols (json, xml, soap, rest)
  • Experience with other BI tools like Power BI, ThoughtSpot, Domo, or any other open source BI tools etc.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in SQL, data modeling, and data warehousing
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Exposure to cloud platforms (preferably AWS)

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit for prolonged period of time and view computer screen.

Equipment/Software Used:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • SQL, MySQL or other relational databases
  • Tableau or any other data visualization tool
  • SiteCatalyst (Omniture)/Google Analytics or any other web analytics tools experience (Nice to have)

  

Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in an office environment that is well lit and ventilated.

NOTE: This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict any other tasks that may be assigned.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
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    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

Conveniently located off i-405, near LAX, Douglas Metro Green Line Station & the beach! Many walkable restaurant, café, drink, grocery & shop options.

An Insider's view of MotorTrend Group

What are some social events your company does?

We work hard and love to celebrate our diligence. We host wellness classes, caterings, have arcade machines and give back in our community. We go to Dodger's Stadium, K1 Speed, host movie nights, and get free access to MTG events. Summer time is the best time at MotorTrend! We have KidsDay, ice cream bars, pizza parties and end with a company BBQ.

Stephanie Rios

Human Resources Generalist

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The essence of Motortrend’s culture lies in delivering value through teamwork & collaboration. We integrated Motortrend's platforms with a sophisticated backend platform called SONIC. The teams "Swarmed" together to solve complex problems as one. Open comms, approachable leaders & an “all hands on deck” attitude are the backbone to our success.

Uma Rao

Sr. Technical Program Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Every day our team wakes up ready to Embrace Entertain & Empower a motoring world. Embracing the Car-Nivore in all of us. Entertaining our 110 MM digital fans with addictive storytelling & experiences. Empowering MotorTrend families with over 70 yrs of street cred. MotorTrend is building a billion-dollar car company without building a single car.

Alex Wellen

President

What's something quirky about your company?

As an auto enthusiast, working at MotorTrend is the realization of a dream. Each day brings something new, from million dollar Pagani's to LowRiders & HotRods rolling into our office. MotorTrend is on the cutting edge of technology implementation and we are diving the way consumers now consume content via their mobile device and television apps.

Thomas Rosquin

SEO Manager

What are MotorTrend Group Perks + Benefits

MotorTrend Group Benefits Overview

We offer comprehensive health benefits for you and your family.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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