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ViacomCBS Data Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

REF#: 38059


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL


CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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CDM Data/Data Products Overview:

We are a passionate group providing data needs for all CBS Digital Media properties. This includes CBS, CBSNews, CBS Sports and related Sports Properties. Our team is made up of varying engineering roles including Data, Data Product and Ingestion Engineering. As a Data Engineer you will be responsible for driving the data strategy and best practices for data collection, Pipelines, usage and infrastructure.

Interested in joining the team? We have an ongoing hiring need for Data Engineers in various locations. All applicants will be reviewed and considered for a current or near-future opening.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Works with large volumes of traffic data and user behaviors to build pipelines that enhance raw data.

  • Able to break down and communicate highly complex data problems into simple, feasible solutions.

  • Extract patterns from large datasets and transform data into an informational advantage.

  • Find answers to business questions via hands-on exploration of data sets via Jupyter, SQL, dashboards, statistical analysis, and data visualizations.

  • Partnering with the internal product and business intelligence teams to determine the best approach around data ingestion, structure, and storage. Then, working with the team to ensure these are implemented correctly.

  • Contributing ideas on how to make our data more effective and working with other members of the engineering, BI teams, and business units to implement changes.

  • Ongoing development of technical solutions while developing and maintaining documentation, at times training impacted teams.

  • Early on collaboration with the team on internal initiatives to create strategies that improve company processes.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years work experience in Analytics/Measurement/Data Operations fields or consulting roles with focus on digital analytics implementations.

  • Experience with data management systems, both relational and NoSQL (e.g., HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB)

  • Proficient in Python.

  • Familiarity with SQL skills for MySQL, Postgres and BigQuery to perform common types of analysis

  • Experience with exploratory data analysis using tools like iPython Notebook, Pandas & matplotlib, etc.

  • Strong problem solving and creative-thinking skills.

  • Ability to break down and communicate highly complex data problems as simple, feasible solutions

  • Demonstrated development of ongoing technical solutions while developing and maintaining documentation, at times training impacted teams.

  • Experience developing solutions to business requirements via hands-on discovery and exploration of data.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences, as well as translating business requirements into Data Solutions

  • Experience with a Python web framework such as Django or Flask.

  • Experience building and deploying application on a cloud platform (Google Cloud Platform preferred)

You might also have -

  • Experience with Marketing tools like Kochava, Braze, Branch, Salesforce Marketing Cloud is a plus.

  • Experience with Apache Airflow is a plus.

  • Familiarity with Data Modeling.

  • Familiarity in Hadoop pipelines using Spark, Kafka.

  • Familiar with version control systems.

  • Can perform statistical analyses using tools such as R, Numpy/SciPy with Python

  • Experience with Adobe Analytics (Omniture) or Google Analytics.

  • Digital marketing strategy including site, video, social media, SEM, SEO, and display advertising.

  • Familiarity with ELT/ETL concepts.

FUNCTION: Data and Research

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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