Fandango- Architect, Data Engineering at Fandango

| Greater LA Area
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Responsibilities

Fandango is looking for a Data Engineering Architect. As an architect working on our data systems and services, you will work with the Data Engineering team to deliver projects and systems critical to Fandango’s business. We expect our architects to be deeply technical, highly collaborative, versatile, and enthusiastic about taking on new problems across our businesses as we continue to build great experiences for fellow movie fans.  
 
In this role you will: 

  • Be a key contributor to the planning and implementation of data platform initiatives.
  • Collaborate with various business stakeholders and technology leaders to translate program requirements into technical solutions and system designs.
  • Work across the entire product life cycle; concept, design, development, deployment, testing, release, and support.
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to data engineers.  This will require hands-on work developing prototypes, contributing code, and evaluating technologies.
  • Provide leadership and expertise in the development of standards, architectural governance, design patterns, and practices.
  • Be a force multiplier for the data engineering team, helping them to make good decisions, avoid (or at least learn from) bad ones and confidently make difficult trade-offs.
  • Stay current on the latest data engineering technologies and industry trends.  Evangelize best practices within the engineering organization.

 

Qualifications/Requirements

• BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field or equivalent practical experience 
• 8+ years of proven professional experience as a data engineer and/or data architect
• Proven experience acting as a technical lead with ability to mentor and lead data engineers
• Extensive experience in Data Warehousing (Relational and dimensional data modeling)
• Experience with distributed data storage and large-data processing (Spark, EMR, Hadoop, Hive)
• Experience with AWS data management (S3, Redshift, DynamoDB) and related tools (Athena, EMR, Glue)
• Experience working in an agile/scrum environment
• Experience with Talend, Informatica, or other off-the-shelf ETL tools
• Strong organizational and mentoring skills with experience in leading large projects
• Proven track record of translating technical objectives into engineering reality
• Experience dealing with competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
• Experience designing and building data warehousing platforms

Desired Characteristics

● Passionate about big data concepts: data lakes, data mining, data streaming, data warehousing
● Excited to learn from, teach, mentor and grow the rest of the software engineering team
● Collaborative. Works well in a team. Excited to succeed and to help other engineers succeed
● Eager to learn and stretch your boundaries while you learn and leverage new technologies
● Open to new approaches and new ideas
● Can take initiative to independently solve issues

 
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Location

We welcome you to the posh neighborhood of Beverly Hills 90210 nestled between Silicon Beach and the Entertainment capital of the world.

An Insider's view of Fandango

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There’s a tech start-up feel immersed in a shared passion for movies; our team’s welcoming and collaborative energy truly make the culture special. The innovative office space is an extension of the amazing atmosphere generated by the people. My favorite parts are the massive movie screen and the amazing rooftop patios with beautiful views!

Megan

HR Project Specialist

What makes someone successful on your team?

To be successful at Fandango, you need to be passionate, collaborative, and have a positive attitude. All of these go hand in hand when you enjoy where you work, what you do, and who you work with. We value uniqueness and empower collective ideas to drive innovation. Individual contributions and shared support across teams result in success.

Brian

CRM Operations Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

What would make someone successful on my team is the ability to multitask; all the while, being able to be flexible and pivot quickly to make smart decisions, business decisions. Customer service supports all of the products under the Fandango umbrella, which are ever-changing. The ability to adapt is key!

Duane

Sr. Customer Service Manager

What are Fandango Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Fandango participates in an American Red Cross blood drive, beach clean up, etc.
Partners with Nonprofits
Fandango supports a variety of charities and organizations such as the LA Food Bank, Downtown Women's Center, etc.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have a TECHWomen chapter with different committees & a shared mission to empower & connect the next generation of women leaders in STEM. We also partner with Employee Resource Groups with NBCU.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Fandango employees can contribute up to $2,700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Varies based on elected coverage.
Dental Benefits
Varies based on elected coverage.
Vision Benefits
Varies based on elected coverage.
Health Insurance Benefits
Varies based on elected coverage. NBCU & Fandango offers a fertility benefit program, employee assistance program through ComPsych, Doctor on Demand, and more!
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1.5 times an employee's annual salary. Employees can elect additional coverage.
Pet Insurance
We offer My Pet Protection by Nationwide. Varies based on state.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Fandango offers In-office yoga, meditation, nutritionist sessions.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Fandango provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 6% of contributions and up to 1.5% of an employee's annual gross pay of your eligible earnings.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Purchase NBCU company stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Fandango provides backup child care assistance.
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Fandango also provides 2 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Fandango provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes summer hours, core hours, flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home full-time remote for specific positions, work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $10,000 (minus applicable taxes).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Fandango offers company holidays, vacation, floating holidays, personal days, sick days, etc.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Hours of paid sick leave varies by employee type (full time, part time, etc.).
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Fandango hosts company outings semi-annually (summer party & holiday party, among other events).
Free Daily Meals
Breakfast items available daily in the kitchen. Employees get free lunch on Tuesday, Thursday.
Game Room
Our game room includes video games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Tuesdays & Thursdays.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion.
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Fandango's pet policy is occasional bring your pet to work days.
Relocation Assistance
Varies on a case by case basis.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Fandango offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Varies by degree type.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Fandango hosts Hot Topic lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, cross-department program, leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Varies by program/degree type.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Varies by program/degree type.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fandango also offers generous discounts including 4 free Universal Parks tickets, movie tickets for Fandango & movie rentals for FandangoNOW, our streaming service.