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Lead Data Engineer

Company: Scopely
Location: Culver City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Lead Data EngineerWe are looking for a Lead Data Engineer to help grow business intelligence services at Scopely's Boundless Studio for our premier mobile game titles, including MARVEL Strike Force.
What you will do

  • Design, implement, debug, document, test, and maintain code and systems for the ingestion, transformation, storage, analysis, and presentation of data from multiple games and millions of players
  • Manage a small team of data engineers, including career development, performance reviews, and compensation recommendations
  • Collaborate with game teams, product managers, and data analysts to craft the best solutions for our data-driven business, emphasizing self-service for analysts and managers
  • Estimate engineering effort to contribute to sprint planning and keep our delivery on track
  • Ensure data quality is delivered on a timely and consistent basis with active alerting and notifications for escalation
  • Enjoy a supportive, collaborative, positive work environment that's energetic, reasonable, and flexibleWhat you will need
    • Analytical training: a bachelor's degree in computer science or another analytical field, or equivalent work experience. Note that a degree is not required; also, note that any degree that taught you to how to analyze things counts as an analytical degree
    • Strong skills with analytical SQL data warehouse queries, such as queries with analytic (window) SQL functions
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience or interest in small-team managementWhat would be nice to have
      • Knowledge of or experience with dbt (https://www.getdbt.com/)
      • Programming skills in a language such as Python, Perl, PHP, Visual Basic, JavaScript, Node.js, Golang, Java, C#, C/C++, etc.
      • Knowledge of the Linux command line; some exposure to Bash or other shell (command line) scripting
      • Knowledge of or experience with technologies such as BigQuery, Looker, Git, Perforce, Jenkins, Splunk, or similar
      • Experience with large volumes of data (a successful game generates on the order of a terabyte of data per day or so)
      • Experience with data warehouse design and data modeling best practices
      • Knowledge of or experience with Docker container deployment on Kubernetes or similar container technologies

        About ScopelyScopely is a leading mobile games company home to many top-grossing, award-winning franchises including Scrabble - GO, MARVEL Strike Force, Star Trek--- Fleet Command, Looney Tunes--- World of Mayhem, WWE Champions, The Walking Dead: Road To Survival---, YAHTZEE - With Buddies and Wheel of Fortune -: Free Play, among others. Scopely creates rewarding, immersive games that empower a directed-by-consumer experience. Founded in 2011, Scopely is fueled by a world-class team and a proprietary technology platform that personalizes gameplay at scale across one of the most diversified portfolios in the west. Recognized in Fast Company's 'World's Most Innovative Companies' and #2 on Deloitte's 'Technology Fast 500' as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America, Scopely has achieved more than $1 billion in lifetime revenue by creating game experiences that are an important part of people's lives. Scopely has global operations in Los Angeles, Barcelona, Boulder, Dublin (DIGIT game studio), London, and Tokyo, with additional studios in seven countries across four continents. For more information, visit scopely.com. Scopely is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, family or parental status, gender identity, veteran, or disability status, or other protected status. Candidate information will be treated in accordance with our candidate privacy notice which can be found here: https://scopely.com/scopely-candidate-privacy-notice/

Keywords: Scopely, Los Angeles , Lead Data Engineer, Engineering , Culver City, California

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