Senior Big Data Engineer

    • Broomfield, CO

Join SpotX as a Big Data Engineer at SpotX, an RTL Group company, is the leading video advertising platform unifying TV and digital video globally.

The Big Data Engineer role will interface with business, product owners, and other engineering teams to develop and deliver timely, high quality "big data" datasets in support of reporting through software like Tableau, Superset, Hadoop, Spark, Airflow, and Druid. Focus area will be on developing applications and production jobs to process and deliver data to the SpotX Data Warehouse.

How you'll make an immediate impact:

  • Build pipelines to process data in the billions of records per day using Hadoop, Spark and Map-Reduce
  • Build and schedule robust Airflow DAGS to automate workflows
  • Develop and maintain accurate and robust data sources from large datasets
  • Work closely with data analysts to support reporting
  • Perform Root cause and corrective action assessments of data discrepancies, often with minimal information to go off
  • Build new features and applications to meet the needs of our customers and business
  • Support software creation, maintenance, and enhancements
  • Diagnose problems at massive scale
  • Work with management and product team in accurately planning and executing sprints
  • Perform additional duties assigned by management


What we're looking for:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience (Computer Science or Software Development is a plus)
  • Experience in "big data" with distributed computing and systems is preferable but not required (our stack includes Hadoop, Hive, and Spark, but equivalent experience in platforms like AWS/S3, Redshift, Snowflake, Azure, or GCP is acceptable)
  • Scala or Java experience is a plus
  • Comfortable working in a Linux/Mac development environment
  • Possess strong analytical skills, with the ability to analyze raw data
  • Effectively manage multiple tasks, large and small, delivering accurate and timely data
  • Work independently in a fast-paced environment, often without formal requirements and with minimal supervision
  • Be a highly motivated self-learner that's willing to dig into hard problems
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills


When you join our team, we offer:
  • A fast-paced, innovative company building best-in-class technology from 12 offices around the world
  • A fun, casual, and collaborative culture with a commitment to work-life balance
  • Unlimited PTO (work it out with your team first!), company closed from Christmas to New Years
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k matching program and education assistance
  • Free breakfast Fridays, fully stocked snack wall, gym reimbursement, charitable donation matching program


SpotX Core Values:

Customer Service, Integrity, Respect, Initiative, Collaboration, Innovation and Adaptability

SpotX is a video advertising platform for premium publishers and broadcasters.

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