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CBS Corporation Data Engineer - Product in New York, New York

Data Engineer - Product

REF#: 35132


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




The Showtime Product team is looking for a curious and creative Data Engineer to help us pursue answers to our increasingly interesting and complex business questions and empower our team to incorporate data-driven features and machine learning into our products, which include our standalone service SHOWTIME and our TV Everywhere service, Showtime Anytime.

The big data platform at Showtime is relatively new, but is now being used across the company for critical functions and features like: recommendations, analyzing customer experience, understanding programming consumption’s effect on subscriber lifetime, building churn/retention prediction models, and more. In this role, you will work our dedicated Product Analytics team, the Showtime Research and Data Strategy teams, the CRM team and our in-house engineering team, and you will architect and enable technologies, systems and workflows that enable our analysts and data scientists to focus more on algorithms and analyses than on the associated engineering.

Ideal candidates will be innovative, self-motivated, a quick study, and willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities.

Key Technologies:

Java, Scala, Groovy, Spark, AWS, AWS/EMR, Spring, Mongo, Git, Redis, Bamboo, JIRA etc


  • Develop understanding of key business, product and user questions.

  • Collaborate with other Engineering team members to develop, test and support data-related initiatives. Work with other departments to understand their data needs.

  • Evolve data-driven feature prototypes into production features that scale; streamline feature engineering, so that the underlying data is efficiently extracted.

  • Build flexible data pipelines that we can rapidly evolve as our needs change and capabilities grow.

  • Develop and enhance data warehouse in AWS S3.

  • Employ data mining, segmentation, and other analytical techniques to capture important trends in our user base.


3+ years of relevant experience in a comparable data engineering role

Expert-level knowledge of SQL/Spark SQL

Experience in pursuing and applying data-backed decisions, such as recommendations, trends etc. to make the core product better

You like to dive-deep on data analysis or technical issues to come up with effective solutions and are comfortable summarizing key insights graphically when needed

You believe in writing code that is easy to understand, test and maintain

You enjoy a workplace that values autonomy, applauds ideas and a enjoys a sense of humor


SHOWTIME continues to make its mark across the cultural landscape with one of the most successful programming lineups in television. The SHOWTIME programming slate features original series including Emmy® nominated limited series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, BILLIONS, HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, THE CHI, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, KIDDING, BLACK MONDAY, THE LOUDEST VOICE, CITY ON A HILL and ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA. SHOWTIME continues to raise the bar with fresh content including upcoming series THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, BACK TO LIFE, THE GOOD LORD BIRD and WORK IN PROGRESS. The network’s eclectic, brand-defining programming is further distinguished by the captivating offerings of SHOWTIME Documentary Films, including docuseries THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Emmy-nominated WU-TANG CLAN: OF MICS AND MEN and THE FOURTH ESTATE and upcoming documentary films THE KINGMAKER and READY FOR WAR. SHOWTIME Sports continues to dominate with its flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® and the Emmy Award-winning series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung and Xbox One. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, DirecTV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation™ Vue and YouTube TV. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at [1] and [2]


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