Data Governance Engineer

Data Governance Engineer

Company Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

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. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

Job Description

The Data and Analytics Team (D&A) at NBCUniversal is looking for a passionate data and analytics expert who’s looking to participate in NBCU’s D&A journey to the cloud.  Reporting to the Senior Director of Data Management, the Data Governance engineer role is right for you if you like to drive product usability and innovation in the Data Analytics space.

The D&A team is focused on data and analytics strategies for the future.  We support 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.

In the Data Governance Engineer role, you’ll be working with internal stakeholders, data engineers, visualization experts, data stewards, data scientists, and other technologists across the business. This position requires a passionate technologist – if you’re someone with expertise in data analytics and can maintain the fine balance of business acumen and deep technical knowledge, you’ve come to the right place. Here you can drive product transformation. Join us!

  • Design, develop and implement high value, reusable and reliable data governance functionalities inside our data governance tools
  • Design, configure and develop the user interface screens to display customized form and script (BPMN) workflows
  • Implement data governance and data quality workflows
  • Collaborate, support and interact closely and intensively with Data Citizens (data owners, data quality analysts, data custodians, …) 
  •  Identify, investigate and correct system bugs and performance issues to ensure platform user friendliness (UX) and stability
  • Design, configure and develop the user interface screens to display customized form and script (BPMN) workflows
  • Coordinate implementation of data quality monitoring tools
  • Coordinate data quality stewardship with data product and business teams
  • Design and implement standards for master data and reference data
  • Implement tagging rules and policies on Cloud platforms and Cloud databases
  • Implement GDPR,CCPA and other privacy regulations on the data governance and data quality tools
  • Promote data governance and quality at design


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science in related discipline or equivalent
  • 5+ years overall IT experience
  • Experience in programming languages(ex.Python,Javascript, Java,Groovy,Unix/Linux scripting)
  • Experience with Spring Boot framework
  • Experience or familiarity with at least one or more data governance tools(Collibra, Alation etc)
  • Experience managing code in GIT Hub
  • Experience with SQL (ex. Snowflake, Redshift,BigQuery etc)
  • Experience or familiarity  with at least one data quality tool(AWS Deequ, Informatica,Attacama,Great Expectations etc)
  • Experience with at least one or more public clouds(AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Good exposure to agile development and testing process.
  • Familiarity with various Data Analytics/Warehouse solutions and ETL/ELT tools
  • Demonstrable experience in effective verbal and written communications, and interaction with internal and external customers at all levels
  • Excellent power point, viso, or lucid chart skills to build presentations and workflows
  • Ability to work in fast – paced environment to improve time to market adoption of new data governance and data quality technologies

Desired Characteristics: 

  • Experience with development, deployment, and support of data quality& data governance processes
  • Team  player, ability to work in global environment
  • Strong interpersonal, conflict resolution, presentation, and customer service skills
  • Proactive, great attention to detail, and results-oriented problem solver
  • Familiarity with Data Mesh architecture/concepts


• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Salary: $115,000-$150,000

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 as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

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