Comscore, Inc.

Comscore, Inc.

Reston, VA

Senior Data Engineer

$130,000-$150,000 / YEAR

Job Title: Senior Data Engineer

Location: Reston, VA

About this Role:

Comscore is a leading cross platform audience measurement company. We measure what matters to make audiences and advertising more valuable. We collect and process billions of events each day, have 10s of petabytes online and each month our processes read nearly an exabyte. We use this capability to provide our clients with unlocked insights in their data. We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our team with a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals. This job involves designing and maintaining big data web & engineering solutions capable of running efficiently and robustly at petabyte scale.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop forward looking solutions that can creatively utilize data assets while being fault tolerant
  • Leveraging best practices in extensible and reusable components to allow rapid development
  • Collaborate with DevOps, Release Management, Research and Operations teams
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders to deliver on product requirements

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • 6+ years of experience in developing applications in professional environment
  • 4+ years developing software using Java in Linux environment
  • 4+ years Hadoop, Pig, Spark expertise. Scala is a plus
  • We are looking for an individual who can take the lead in projects providing accurate estimates and collaborating with teammates and stakeholders as necessary to solve problems
  • Knack for finding the problem at a high level and drilling down to the details to solve
  • Ability to understand & improve enterprise software apps while factoring in overall design goals
  • Familiar with linux, shell scripting
  • Comfortable with a variety of java build systems including ant and maven
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Java web development using embedded Jetty and Play framework is a plus

What You’ll Need:

  • MS in Engineering, Science, Technology, Computer Science or BS +2 years 2+ years in a DevOps/SRE role
  • Strong background in DevOps related practices (CI/CD, containerization, orchestration, infrastructure automation, etc.)
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Experience with configuration management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt, etc.)
  • Experience with a cloud service provider (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Experience with an infrastructure as code framework (e.g. Terraform)
  • Experience with managing big data infrastructure (Hadoop, Spark)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Self-starter attitude, willing to take on tasks and ask for help as needed

About Comscore

At Comscore, were pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, were united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, wed love to hear from you.

Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, Comscore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, Comscore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about Comscore, please visit

EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About Comscore, Inc.

Here at Comscore, we provide you the opportunity to experience the excitement, challenges and career growth with a global leader in cross-platform measurement that never forgets its start-up roots.  Why choose a career at Comscore?  You’ll play an active role in the ground-up design, planning and development of custom software systems, from front-end experience to back-end distributed computing technologies.  In the words of an employee:  ''I know many engineers at other companies, and the quality standards and sophistication at every level, for example interfaces, components, data, etc., is remarkably superior at Comscore. Every day we work with people from many knowledge areas and countries around the globe. I’ve learned how engineering co-exists with these other areas, and that’s something that is hard to find in other companies.''  - Violeta, Software Engineer We welcome diversity with regard to ideas, backgrounds and experience, and we have a fundamental belief that each member of the Comscore team is critical to our success as a whole.Comscore is an equal opportunity employer.