Sinclair’s content technology is at the core of our operational excellence. We thrive on innovation and a passion for connecting people with the best local news and sports content. As we grow our content offerings and expand our broadcast, cable and digital distribution channels we’re embracing new technologies to fuel that growth. We’re excited by the promise of cloud-first approaches and artificial intelligence in media supply-chain operations. We’re driven by a belief that flexibility and agility will address rapidly changing media environments and we are confident that great people and great technology equal great solutions.
In your role as Media Data Architect you will work with internal and external resources to define, test, and implement media data architectures and integrated systems. These systems will track usage of media through internal workflows, cloud platforms and consumer experiences to gather actionable operations data and to add incremental media value.You will leverage business process modeling tools, media pipelines, analytics engines, reporting engines, and telemetry from consumer devices. In all these areas you’ll be part of a diverse, industry leading group of strategic thinkers and problem-solvers working to rapidly iterate on a next-generation media supply-chain to improve media management processes.
In addition, we are looking for the following skills and experience:
Experience communicating with business units to gather requirements
Experience quickly integrating systems through code and API’s
Experience with streaming video analytics
Familiar with the modern cloud data platforms (AWS as well as Google). In particular experience in some of the following is preferred:
Big Query, Kubernetes, App Engine, API Gateway, Lamda/Cloud Functions
Experience assessing data integrity and improving data collection strategies
Experience identifying trends, patterns, anomalies, spikes, standard deviations, and other occurrences in data sets
Experience with client-side user analytics such as Google Analytics
Experience with ad trafficking data (especially Google Ad Manager)
Experience evaluating data at the point of collection for accuracy
Experience using data visualization tools (e.g. Data Studio, Power BI, Tableau, etc.)
Knowledgeable about algorithmic concepts from at least one information-centric discipline (e.g. statistics, machine learning, information processing, natural language processing, etc.)
Knowledge of data technologies such Airflow, Snowflake, or Spark a plus
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter driven by their own curiosity and sense of urgency. As an integral part of their rapid problem-solving skills, they will be able to frequently learn and implement new technology. Candidates should have 4+ years of experience.
The Media Data Architect will be part of Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Engineering and Operations team. They will work closely with other technology teams to transform our traditional, NextGenTV and digital distribution platforms.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.
Telecommuting is allowed.
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About Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is a diversified media company and leading provider of local sports and news. The Company owns and/or operates 23 RSN brands; owns, operates and/or provides services to 191 television stations in 89 markets; is a leading local news provider in the country; owns multiple national networks; and has TV stations affiliated with all the major broadcast networks.