Sr. Manager, Data Engineering (R339161)
Job SummaryFreeWheel, A Comcast Company, empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve its goals. We provide the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal – results for marketers. With offices in New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video. Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world’s best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries, and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast We are looking for an Engineering Manager for leading a tightly knit team of savvy Data Engineers. This team is solving hard problems the right way using cutting-edge data collection, transformation, analysis, and monitoring tools in the cloud for a new platform whose mission is to build the next generation of Audience & Identity data platform that handles enormous scale and uses state-of-the-art technologies to unlock the data’s business value. As a team leader, you will be managing projects requiring new development, enhancements, and cross-functional integrations. This position will report directly to the Director of Engineering, and work together with the rest of the product and management teams. If you're a motivated manager who loves data problems and can lead and motivate a team to put their skills into action - we want to meet you to discuss this exciting opportunity!
Lead the team, providing mentorship, coaching, and regular feedback to enable hands-on career development.
Scaling the team and supporting them in their growth. Identify and provide team members with growth opportunities that align with their career goals.
Ensure all engineers keep current with technological developments within the industry.
Advocating for improvements to data quality, security, and performance.
Ensure on-time delivery of solutions without sacrificing sustainability, avoiding technical debt.
Iterate on regular process meetings that help maintain strong communication among the team.
Partner with stakeholders to help develop and continuously refine the long and short-term roadmap.
Provide guidance to the Software Engineering team and other departments in identifying product and technical requirements.
Serves as the primary point of contact and liaison between teams.
Manage all the deliverables to ensure adherence to deadlines, specifications, and budgets. Monitor project progress and report findings to the leadership team.
Initiate, influence, and drive a diverse set of data-oriented problems, working with a wide range of teams and learning a great deal about ad-tech in the process.
Conduct work performance reviews, and ensure work performance is adhering to Company standards.
What We’re Looking For:
Ideally 5+ years of data engineering experience.
Communication and leadership experience, with experience initiating and driving projects.
Passion for growing and developing engineers, helping them level up in their careers.
A track record of fostering collaboration among team members through an effective process.
Ability to make the tradeoffs required to ship without compromising quality or team health.
A self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity and enjoying working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
Experience helping maintain a technical roadmap and balancing novel asks from engineering, product, and other stakeholders against improvements to the existing platform.
Expertise in at least one backend language, such as Java, Scala, C++, Python - we build our services with Python.
Familiarity with ETL and creating pipelines for large datasets.
Experience utilizing cloud infrastructure - We build and maintain high-quality data solutions on the state-of-the-art cloud-native data platform using AWS.
Experience scaling and managing 5+ person teams
Employees at all levels are expected to:
- Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
- Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
- Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
- Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
- Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
- Drive results and growth.
- Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
- Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.
- This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.
Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.
While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.
Relevant Work Experience
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