Data Engineer
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 3/28/2020

Job Description


Sinclair is looking for a Data Engineer to join our team! This role is a mix of software development and analytics so either of the following backgrounds is acceptable: a software developer with experience in data interpretation and desire to focus on the analytics space or a business analyst with experience in software development, especially focused on process automation.
 


We are looking for the following skills and experience: 



  • Familiar with the modern cloud data platforms (Azure preferred but AWS is ok). In particular, experience in some of the following is preferred:

    • Azure Data Lake (Analytics and Storage), Data Warehouse / Synapse Analytics / Amazon Redshift, Data Factory, Logic Apps, Data Bricks

    • Other preferred technologies include: Advanced T-SQL (SQL Server), REST API concepts, Powershell, SSIS, PowerBI


  • Experience in database design, architecture and warehousing

  • Experience creating ETL/ELT processes to move data between internal and external sources using APIs, ETL. 

  • Fundamental understanding of Data Lakes, Data Catalogs, Hardware and Network Topology

  • Experience with Object-Oriented Programming Languages such as Python, JavaScript, Java, C#, etc. 

  • Experience using data reporting and visualization tools (e.g. Cognos, SSRS, Qlik, Data Studio, Power BI, Tableau, etc.)


Knowledgeable about a variety of job-related concepts listed below will help you be successful in this role and are some of the main duties of the position:



  • Algorithmic concepts from at least one information-centric discipline (e.g. statistics, machine learning, information processing, natural language processing, etc.)

  • Gathering data requirements from stakeholders

  • Evaluating data collection for accuracy

  • Data Governance concepts

  • Mindful of practices, procedures and legal guidelines that govern PII and other sensitive data

  • Ability to tackle complex problems with creative solutions when the path may not be clear.



Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/28/2020

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…