Comcast Lead Big Data Engineer in New York, New York

FreeWheel, a Comcast company, has superior end-to-end technology, premium marketplace, and best in market advisory services that power the advertising businesses of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world, including DIRECTV, Fox, NBC Universal, Turner Broadcasting System and Viacom in U.S., and Sky and Channel 4 in Europe. From our unique position at the center of the premium video economy, we enable our clients to unify audiences across desktop, mobile, OTT, and traditional STB devices, and profitably monetize their content. Headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco, London, and Beijing, FreeWheel stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video.

FreeWheel is hiring a New York based Lead Big Data Engineer reporting to the Senior Director, Engineering.

FreeWheel helps the television industry generate revenue from their premium content through a robust technology platform, which enables consumers to watch entertainment on any devices from PC, mobile, set-top box to traditional TV.

FreeWheel's New York Engineering Team is part of a global engineering group that is building advanced and high quality applications, servers and tools to manage million dollar orders, handle billions of daily requests, and process terabytes of raw daily data.


Lead engineering team to design, develop, and test data-driven solutions

Partner with global engineering, product and operations teams to further incorporate collective innovations

o Work with different teams to design tech solution

o Follow updates in different FreeWheel backend components and contribute to the long-term roadmap for FreeWheel's data strategy

Drive the optimization, testing and tooling to improve data quality

Improve performance, availability and scalability of our backend systems


Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or similar field of study

4 years of experience building large scale big data applications

Good with SQL and database general concepts

Proficient with Linux commands and environments

Proficient with 2""3 programming languages among Golang/C /Scala/Python/Ruby/Java. Fast to pick up new languages.

Hands-on experiences with data processing or analysis systems is strongly preferred.

Experiences with Hadoop/Spark/Kafka/Presto/etc are strongly preferred.

Experiences with AWS or other Cloud technology are strongly preferred.

Known for being a smart, analytical thinker who approaches their work with logic and enthusiasm

Detail oriented, flexible and can work well in a global team-oriented environment


Founded by a team of executives from the world's leading technology companies, FreeWheel is building the media operations platform for the unified television market.

Companies including ABC, AOL, DIRECTV, ESPN and NBC Universal depend on our robust advertising management/ monetization platform, leverage our private marketplace for premium television inventory, and seek out our advisory services, so they can generate revenue from their ad supported content.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer