New York, NY, USA

Staff Data Platform Engineer (GCP, BigQuery)

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Employer Provided Salary: 130,000-170,000 Annually
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Company Description
We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
Job Description
As part of the Operations & Technology Engineering organization, the Data & Analytics team (D&A) supports NBCU's vast portfolio of brands - from broadcast, cable, news, streaming service, and sports networks to film studios, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties. We take pride in supplying our business groups with data to advise and shape strategic business decisions related to our content.
As the Staff Data Platform Engineer, you'll be working with internal stakeholders, data engineers, visualization experts, data scientists, and other technologists across the business to ensure the delivery of data across major platforms at scale. If you're someone with expertise in cloud, dev/data ops, and operational processes and can maintain the fine balance of business acumen and deep technical knowledge, you've come to the right place. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

  • Build Cloud Tagging frameworks, and work with engineering teams on implementing & monitoring it.
  • Responsible for developing a robust program for Snowflake Cloud and BigQuery management frameworks that includes but is not limited to monitoring, alerting, and governance model, budgets and change management, cost optimization lifecycle, show-backs, and charge-backs
  • Work on Cloud Usage reporting to measure cloud cost related insights, metrics and KPIs
  • Work on automation solutions for Cloud usage using GCP, AWS and Python as needed
  • Work on BigQuery optimizations at warehouse and database level
  • Coordinate cloud issue resolution with Operation teams
  • Setup and monitor data share-in capabilities within GCP and cross cloud technologies
  • Communicate with leadership on Cloud usage trends, issues, and optimization techniques
  • Collaborate with the D&A team to help with Cloud IAM & Role Management
  • Ability to write complex SQL to analyze and troubleshoot data anomalies
  • Coordinate with Cybersecurity to adhere to NBCU security guidelines
  • Coordinate VPC Networking, IP Whitelisting etc.
  • Participate in the forecasting process; build and improve forecasts and explore trends in cloud spend using internal and external tools
  • Work on building Cloud Governance policies, standards, and documentation
  • Provide guidance and support to internal and federated Solution Architects to ensure compliance to expected technical and quality standards.


  • 8+ years hands-on data platform experience with at least 1+ years working in the Google Coud environment
  • Experience across GCP and Cloud-based databases on IAM & Role Management
  • Experience in Data Sharing, Cloning, Data Exchange, DR replication features in Snowflake and Big Query
  • Experience with GCP, AWS and Python
  • Experience with GIT development, deployment, and support of data processes and procedures
  • Detailed understanding of AWS, GCP, Azure, Snowflake resources (e.g. S3, Glue, Blob, EC2, Containers, etc.)
  • Experience with Linux & Windows environments
  • Proven experience and expertise in Cloud operational monitoring and administration
  • Experience with high volume data processing using Snowflake, Redshift, Databricks, BigQuery and other relevant cloud technologies and designing solutions for reliability and performance at scale.
  • Experience with BI tools
  • Familiarity with cataloging and data governance
  • Experience in partnering with Engineering and Product teams on cloud optimization, costs, and their impact on the company's bottom line.
  • Effective analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working cross-functionally to roll out and manage large initiatives.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint skills

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor's Degree Mathematics, Computer Science, or related field
  • Prior work experience in media preferred
  • Google cloud, certified, AWS Solution Architect or Snowpro Core certification a major plus.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, and customer service skills
  • Proactive, great attention to detail, and results-oriented problem solver

Additional Requirements:

  • Fully Remote: This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee's residence.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $130,000 - $170,000 (bonus eligible)
We are accepting applications for this position on an ongoing basis.
Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

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What are NBCUniversal Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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