Principal Engineer, Data Products Engineer

Principal Engineer, Data Products 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 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. Join us!

  • Direct Hands-on Project Research, Design and Development of Platform Initiatives
  • Managing and Coordination of Platform Projects with our development team
  • Articulation and Review of Projects and Planning
  • Act as the SME on new technology and able to present to senior leadership
  • Closely work with architect team to finalize new data patterns and change to existing data pattern
  • Help in finding reusable solution for business issues
  • Review code and testing done by the team
  • Technically mentor the junior data engineers
  • Able to Explain technical solution to stakeholders


  • 8+ years’ experience in a senior engineer role with a track record of delivering architectural visions to production
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer science or related engineering discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledgeable in object-based languages and object-based design principles using UML
  • Proficiency in Scala, Kafka, Java and other Big Data based languages
  • 5+ Years Full working knowledge of AWS or related cloud technologies
  • 8+ Years Full working knowledge of RDBMS systems, S3, Spark and Spark environments  

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to think dynamically across many different and varying technologies
  • Carry an idea from seed all the way to production
  • Understanding of Metadata Driven platforms and development
  • Strong oral and written communication: able to describe complex systems, the needs they satisfy and the technical implementation
  • Working knowledge of sustainable, scalable and efficient development practices
  • Ability to key influence key stakeholders and mentor staff engineers

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $160,000 - $200,000 (bonus eligible).

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.

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