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Redbox Sr Big Data Engineer in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Sr Big Data Engineer

Position Overview

Redbox is expanding into the exciting world of digital streaming and is looking for talented individuals to join our team. We’re currently modernizing our approaches to data and are seeking talented data engineers and scientists to help with our goals of a decentralized open data platform that enables the business to access and analyze data as easily as possible.

The Redbox experience touches tens of millions of users and we’re growing our teams as we modernize and add streaming video and other features into our applications. Our mission is to build best in class solutions giving great customer experiences.

In this role, you will join our new DataOps team building out our new Cloud data platform. You’ll help build out tooling that empowers the company with easy to use data solutions, with automated ways to create SQL and NoSQL solutions, data pipelines and event driven architecture. You’ll help drive innovation, with a mission of bringing modern data practices into the teams with empowerment, collaborative partnership and shared product ownership.

Key Responsibilities

  • Owner of the core company data pipeline, with responsibility for scaling up data processing flow to meet the rapid data growth and Cloud transformation at Redbox

  • Assist with the transformation of the data platform from our current data center into the Cloud

  • Educate the team on Cloud and New Big Data Technologies

  • Partner with the Redbox Team and evolve the data platform to empower the organization to self-serve their own data analytic needs follow the DataOps model

  • Research and incorporate emerging software infrastructure, tools, and technologies that assist with the data processing needs of Redbox

  • Be the Evangelist of the team for best practice in the data space

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computing/Computer Science; HS Diploma or GED and 2 years of relevant work experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5+ years of experience working in Big Data Technologies

  • Minimum 2 years of experience using Cloud Big Data Technologies such as EMR, Data Pipeline, Cloud Data Flow, Cloud Data Proc

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with Hadoop OR spark environment

  • Experience with workflow management tools (preferably Airflow)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong coding skills in Python, Scala or equivalent

  • Big Data Certification such as AWS or Google Cloud is preferred

  • May require some very infrequent international travel

Physical Requirements

Sedentary work involves remaining in a stationary position most of the time in front of a computer, using a keyboard, mouse and telephone. Regularly operate a computer and other office equipment. Occasionally move about the work site to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc. Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or regularly move objects. Communicate and exchange information with co-workers and other individuals in person and electronically.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Revision Date: June 2019

Job Code: TEC250

Pay Grade: 62

FLSA Status: Exempt

Redbox® is always on the lookout for innovative thinkers. If you like solving problems in new ways, if you’re passionate about ideas that become businesses and you want to be part of a team that values you for everything you are, check us out. You’ll find a diverse, dynamic and welcoming work environment full of exciting challenges and endless opportunity.

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Posting Notes: || United States || Illinois || Oakbrook Terrace || ||

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