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Sr. Manager Data Engineering (SQL Expertise Required)

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FreeWheel, a Comcast company, provides comprehensive ad platforms for publishers, advertisers, and media buyers. Powered by premium video content, robust data, and advanced technology, we're making it easier for buyers and sellers to transact across all screens, data types, and sales channels. As a global company, we have offices in nine countries and can insert advertisements around the world.
Job Summary
Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast. FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve its goals. We provide the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal - results for marketers. With offices in New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video. We are looking for an Sr. Manager for leading a tightly knit team of savvy Data Engineers. This team is solving hard problems the right way using cutting-edge data collection, transformation, analysis, and monitoring tools in the cloud for a new platform whose mission is to build the next generation of Audience & Identity data platform that handles enormous scale and uses state-of-the-art technologies to unlock the data's business value. As a team leader, you will be managing projects requiring new development, enhancements, and cross-functional integrations. This position will report directly to the Director of Engineering, and work together with the rest of the product and management teams. If you're a motivated leader who loves data problems and can strategically lead and motivate a team to put their skills into action - we want to meet you to discuss this exciting opportunity!
Job Description
Core Responsibilities

  • Lead the team of individual contributors, providing mentorship, coaching, and regular feedback to enable hands-on career development.
  • Scaling the team and supporting them in their growth. Identify and provide team members with growth opportunities that align with their career goals.
  • Ensure all engineers keep current with technological developments within the industry.
  • Advocating for improvements to data quality, security, and performance. Creates and drives strategies in alignment with the Company's overall vision and business goals
  • Ensure on-time delivery of solutions without sacrificing sustainability, avoiding technical debt.
  • Iterate regular process meetings that help maintain strong communication among the team.
  • Partner with stakeholders to help develop and continuously refine the long and short-term roadmap.
  • Provide guidance to the Software Engineering team and other departments in identifying product and technical requirements.
  • Manage all the deliverables to ensure adherence to deadlines, specifications, and budgets. Monitor project progress and report findings to the leadership team.
  • Initiate, influence, and drive a diverse set of data-oriented problems, working with a wide range of teams and learning a great deal about ad tech in the process.
  • Conduct work performance reviews, and ensure work performance is adhering to Company standards.
  • Other work, duties, and responsibilities as assigned

What We're Looking For:

  • Ideally 8+ years of data engineering experience and leading teams.
  • Experience in architecting or managing large scale Lakehouse architecture such as Delta Lake, Iceberg, Snowflake.
  • Communication and leadership experience, with experience initiating and driving projects.
  • Passion for growing and developing engineers, helping them level up in their careers.
  • A track record of fostering collaboration among team members through an effective process.
  • Ability to make the tradeoffs required to ship without compromising quality or team health.
  • A self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Experience helping maintain a technical roadmap and balancing novel asks from engineering, product, and other stakeholders against improvements to the existing platform.
  • Expertise in at least one backend language, such as Java, Scala, C++, Python - we build our services with Python.
  • Familiarity with ETL and creating pipelines for large datasets.
  • Experience utilizing cloud infrastructure - We build and maintain high-quality data solutions on the state-of-the-art cloud-native data platform using AWS.
  • Experience in hiring, scaling, and managing 5+ person teams

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Comcast will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
National Pay Range: $115,449.70 USD-$270,585.23 USD
Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience. The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later.
Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits to eligible employees. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.
Bachelor's Degree
While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.
Relevant Work Experience
7-10 Years

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Comcast Advertising Benefits Overview

We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, not just generous paid time off programs, but also expert guidance and always-on tools that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality—to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life.
Here's a look at just some of the benefits and perks we make available to our US-based employees.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
Summer hours
President's club
Employee awards
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Personal development training

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