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Manager, Data Platform Engineering - AWS

Company: Comcast
Location: Englewood
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the worlds 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.
Job Summary Comcast is looking for an experienced Technology Leader that is interested in making a huge impact on Comcast business! The ideal candidate will lead a high performing team of AWS data platform engineers across multiple geographic locations. We want a key driver managing projects from design to delivery and operations, including new programs, enhancements, and capabilities to enable our global strategic data platform that operate at a truly massive scale. Can we count on you?
Job Description
We want a leader with demonstrative experience collaborating across a large enterprise with business stakeholders, architects, product managers, and engineering teams to solve challenging, high impact business problems. Provides subject matter guidance to employees, as required. Develops processes and procedures to drive department efficiencies and assists in the development and meeting of departmental budget. Has in-depth experience, knowledge, and skills in a broad range of AWS services. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. This position will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally, and will help shape and influence a more scalable and sustainable syndicated data lake and data compute environments spanning across our US and European AWS regions. Core Responsibilities:
Influential and servant leader capable of mentoring and strengthening your team both technically and professionally, and cultivating a culture of innovation and collaboration in the team.
Extensive experience leading Agile/SAFe development teams building secure, scalable, reliable platforms in AWS while ensuring the utmost data privacy for our customers.
Provide insights into developing data platform strategy and business requirements to ensure alignment between the data lake platform strategy and business strategy.
Produce data and platform architecture design artifacts.
Design and develop architecture documentation for technical and business leadership.
Helps maintain the integrity and security of the data lake and compute platforms.
Facilitate the end-to-end platform activities (architecture, integration, engineering, DevOps) and contingencies.
Define user stories that distill complex business problems into simple and clear terms, which technical teams can both understand and act on, enabling efficient development cycles while minimizing bottlenecks and risks.
Responsible for the organization of sprints against priorities and team velocity, ensuring consistent delivery of program increments without sacrificing the work/life balance of your team.
Collaborate with internal and external partners across Comcast to understand how associated data projects adhere to the broader customer & employee journey roadmap.
Act as an AWS domain expert and help cultivate knowledge transfers and system/platform requirements.
Capable of presenting complex topics to audiences consisting of engineers and senior people leaders.
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • A driven self-starter that achieves results!Proven experience building and operating platforms at significant scale.
    Expert in Python and proficient in Scala.
    Hands-on development with most of the following AWS services: Lambda, Glue, S3, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, Aurora, Step Functions, API Gateway, IAM, CloudWatch, Kinesis, Lake Formation, OpenSearch, EventBridge, Grafana, Networking.
    Databricks' experience is a plus.
    Versed in AWS cost management and AWS certifications are a plus.
    Skilled using Git and implemented CI/CD pipelines.
    Comfortable working in a distributed team that operates in highly dynamic environment applying Agile, Scrum, SAFE methodologies.
    Establish and document development and testing best practices.
    Assist with cloud-based infrastructure planning and implementation.
    Work with partners and technical architects on requirements definition.
    Recognize weaknesses in our technology and organization, and provide constructive feedback.
    Knowledgeable of fundamental computer science concepts, design patterns and engineering best practices. Disclaimer:
    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.
    Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Relevant Work Experience
    5-7 Years
    Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

Keywords: Comcast, Denver , Manager, Data Platform Engineering - AWS, Executive , Englewood, Colorado

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