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Spark ETL Engineer
San Mateo, CA
With over 120 Million customers in 109 countries, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is committed to using data to understand The Players: our customers, better than anyone else. Using the amazing networked power of PlayStation®4 and our other PlayStation systems we learn how they use them for gaming, and also how they use the networked services like streamed games, music, video and TV, how they pay, and how we can improve their customer experience. We work with games developers, marketing, R&D, PlayStation®Store, and many other parts of Sony to constantly improve our customer experience and maximise our business potential.
The Business Intelligence Services (BIS) team has grown rapidly over recent years in response to an increasing need for the business to leverage data to inform and shape key decisions, and to identify new opportunities. Currently there are approximately 100 staff within the BIS team, split between London and California, made up of high quality BI and data professionals covering BI architecture and platform support, data processing, insight reporting, predictive analytics, scrum masters and product management
Due to team expansion BIS are looking to recruit talented, highly driven individuals who have excelled in previous roles and are looking for a new challenge in a dynamic and rewarding environment.
We are looking for an experienced Spark ETL Engineer that has extensive experience developing in Spark to join our Business Intelligence Services team within the Sony PlayStation environment.
A Big Data Engineer is required to work within the Data Engineering Team with the successful applicant responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the BIS data processing & data pipelines. They will be required to fit into a highly skilled team and work with limited supervision, under their own initiative.
The successful candidate will be eager to train team members in the Spark expertise they have. While the main ETL language will be pyspark, knowledge of the cloud echo system is a definite advantage.
This role reports to the Global Head of Data Engineering
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