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El Segundo, CA

Principal-Big Data Engineer at DIRECTV (El Segundo, CA or Remote)

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Principal Data Engineer
The Video Chief Data Office organization is looking for a curious, talented and highly motivated data engineer to work closely with data analysts and business users as part of an agile team to develop datasets that enable data visualization, machine learning and data driven decision making across our streaming and satellite TV products.
You will be comfortable working with structured and unstructured datasets and automating data pipelines to ingest, analyze, validate, normalize and clean data in a hybrid multi-cloud environment as well as data modeling, quality and governance.
This is the perfect opportunity to become a part of a fast paced and innovative team that leverages data, reports, dashboard and machine learning to solve real world problems and drive business value.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Collaborates with business analytics and reporting stakeholders to understand business data needs to drive data solution definition and realization
  • Partners with data analysts, solution architects, data modelers and developers to build data product and data pipelines.
  • Gathers, analyzes, and interprets a wide variety of data utilizing a variety of statistical methods to support Data Analysts and Business Users.
  • Automates data pipelines to ingest, analyze, validate, normalize and clean data.
  • Data Quality Implements statistical data quality procedures on new data sources.
  • Develops and maintains data engineering best practices.
  • Provides technical and thought leadership and mentoring to junior members of the team.
  • Works with Security teams and Legal to create data policies and develop interfaces and retention models which requires synthesizing or anonymizing data.
  • Develops basic reports, charts, tables, and other visual aids in support of findings.
  • Advises business partners with regards to patterns and relationships in data to recommend business direction or outcomes.

  • Preferred: SQL, Snowflake, Vertica, Teradata, AWS and Azure.
  • Bonus: Python, Databricks (Spark), Hortonworks
  • Good understanding of internal business segments or stakeholders and good presentation skills.
  • Experience in building business stakeholder relationships at all levels, leadership communications and managing project delivery from design to launch
  • 6-8 years related experience in data engineering/automation, relational database structures, data modeling and data quality.

Preferred advanced college degree or master's in computer science and or Statistics, Mathematics.
This position is subject to the DIRECTV COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Click here for additional information.
This position can earn between $115,600 - $231,100. Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at DIRECTV offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.
This is a remote position that can be located anywhere in the United States. #LI-Remote
Ready to join our team? Apply today!
Job Posting: Aug 10, 2022, 2:46:57 PM
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Senior Associate/Second Level Manager
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Where we are

Our headquarters are located in El Segundo, CA. We have remote, hybrid and office based positions nationwide.

Technology we use

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What are DIRECTV Perks + Benefits

DIRECTV Benefits Overview

At DIRECTV, we invest in our people with a competitive pay and benefits package. We understand that taking care of our employees and providing employees ways to take care of themselves sets us apart. From health insurance and tuition reimbursement to paid time off, DIRECTV offers a comprehensive, generous benefits package. Discounts on a variety of products and services, including DIRECTV STREAM are offered to employees. There's a lot to be excited about around here!

Volunteer in local community
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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