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Data Engineer Manager

Discovery Inc
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Discovery Inc

Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States, 98004
Req ID: 287

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

About Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands,

such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery reaches viewers on all screens and

services, from free-to-air and pay-TV channels, to digital products and streaming services, to social and mobile-first content and formats. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year.

About Us

Discovery's Digital group is a well-funded start-up within Discovery, Inc. We are fast, nimble, and have fun developing new, innovative, and immersive digital products and content for iconic brands. We are working at the crossroads of technology, entertainment, and every day utility. As content creators across the digital ecosystem, we continuously leverage our technology to create immersive viewing and interactive experiences. We tell engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day, and bring new interactive experiences to life to not only entertain, but improve the lives of our customers.

Position Summary

We are hiring a Senior Data Engineer in Bellevue, Washington to help build, scale, and maintain the data infrastructure needed to transform data into actionable insights and science-driven capabilities across our food, home, and lifestyle products. The Senior Data Engineer will be an experienced engineer and leader on the Data Science and Analytics team. They will help advise and create a scalable data ecosystem that encompasses the many data elements produced across our direct-to-consumer products and apps. This role will build new data sets, scale existing data sets, and create innovative data solutions to support consumer products across mobile, tablets, web, connected TV, voice, and emerging technologies. They will use big data platforms, data warehousing, and business intelligence technology to enable data science, machine learning, and self-service visualization analytics to drive these insights and product capabilities. This senior engineer will ensure the ongoing performance of reliable and efficient data systems using AWS and other data technologies.

An ideal candidate will be a driven, passionate advocate for building and maintaining highly scalable data systems, and using that data to support analytics and solutions that produce great experiences for our customers. This person will make data-driven decisions, have an insatiable curiosity, and obsess about their customers. They will have a strong point of view but remain open-minded should evidence lead in another direction. They are a senior member of the team whom others enjoy working with because they are reliable, innovative, and care for their team members. They build trust with people from all areas of the business and have a proven track record. This senior engineer takes end-to-end ownership and consistently delivers results in a fast-paced environment.


  • Champion hiring and build a strong team of data engineers; support hiring of data scientists, analysts, and other technical professionals, helping them enhance their skills, while supporting a fun and engaging culture.
  • Build cross-functional relationships with product, marketing, engineering, and analytics to understand what data structures and systems are needed to support key business goals and processes.
  • Proactively drive the vision for Data, Analytics and Reporting across a product vertical, and define and execute on a plan to achieve that vision
  • Work with engineering and partner teams to identify scalable, accessible data sources for analysis and operational use.
  • Design, build, maintain, and improve a scalable data architecture and infrastructure to deliver customer, product, and marketing insights.
  • Prepare redundant and scalable systems that efficiently use resources and elegantly handle disruptions.
  • Ensure data integrity and accuracy across all owned data systems and sources; Define, manage and own data quality and SLA for all data sets and ETL processes in production.
  • Partner with central data warehousing team to ensure all relevant data is accessible enterprise-wide and meets common standards.
  • Make data engineering techniques approachable and understandable to non-data engineers or scientists.
  • Embrace and advocate customer centricity and support and guide team members in making best decisions.
  • Be a coach and mentor for lesser experienced team members but also be ready for direct contribution opportunities.
  • Actively seek out engineering challenges and position the team for success.

  • Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

    We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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    If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.



    Posted: 2020-07-31 Expires: 2020-08-31

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