Senior Data Platform Engineer
Who We Are
Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios are responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms. Include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building, and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.
Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, problem solver and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, BioShock, Borderlands, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, WWE 2K, and XCOM.
At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions.
2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
What We Need
Data is the lifeblood of everything we do. We are a data-driven organization providing data products and insights throughout the 2K organization and related companies. We work directly with a wide variety of partners, from executive management to studio heads to analysts. We also partner in providing data to our players in the form of campaigns, promotions, and machine learning-based data products and recommendations.
What You Will Do
This individual will primarily partner with our sales and marketing data pipelines and platforms.
- Ingesting third-party data into our data lake and warehouse. You will work with different vendor APIs and services.
- Working with vendor partners to understand the data they are providing, and document the data sets, lineage, and flows.
- Designing and building data models to support Data Science, Business Intelligence, and downstream data sets.
- Design and build an observability infrastructure for all data teams to consume
- Building APIs and data products to better integrate data throughout our systems and processes.
- Monitoring the data pipelines and communicating any issues to leadership and partners.
- Working closely with business partners and developers to ensure proper requirements are documented and agreed to for our different initiatives.
- Partnering with developers and leadership to coordinate cross-function and cross-team efforts
What Will Make You a Great Fit
- An expert developer using SQL and SQL-like query languages
- Have a strong understanding of different data modeling methodologies (Kimball, Inmon, Data Vault). You understand when to apply the correct techniques to solve different problems on different technologies in our stack.
- Have deep expertise in Python and have experience organizing Python-based projects.
- You've built software services and APIs using Python frameworks such as Flask.
- Have experience with both proprietary and open-source big data technologies and platforms (Snowflake, Vertica, Hive, Spark, Presto, Airflow).
- Have worked in a cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP).
- Have experience defining and crafting automated unit and integration testing frameworks for data projects
- Have a functional understanding of different privacy and compliance practices around data (GDPR, CCPA).
- Experience in developing self-service automated platform
- Experience with monitoring and observability tools and methodology of products such as; Splunk , ElasticSearch, Dynatrace, Graphite, Grafana, BigPanda, Focus Run, Datadog etc.
- Video game and/or entertainment and media industries
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