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MediaRadar Databricks Administrator in New York, New York

Big Data. SAAS. Mass-customization. Social. Enough buzzwords for you? How about something real: MediaRadar is a fiercely innovative company that’s transforming ad sales for online and print publishers. Best-in-class, industry-leading technology that helps ad sales teams make more money. And with the recent combination with Vivvix, we’re broadening our reach into strategy and marketing groups and covering a multitude of advertising intelligence use cases. All the while our clients enjoy the unmatched quality and award-winning customer service that helps them identify sales opportunities, create bulletproof pitches, and get the most from every sale.

Mediaradar is seeking a skilled and experienced Databricks Administrator to join our team and oversee the management, configuration, and optimization of our Databricks environment. As a Databricks Administrator, you will play a critical role in ensuring the reliability, scalability, and security of our Databricks platform, enabling our data engineers, data scientists, and analysts to leverage the full potential of Databricks for analytics and machine learning. This remote position can be based in either the US or in Canada.

What you will be doing:

  • Manage and administer the Databricks environment, including clusters, workspaces, and notebooks, to ensure optimal performance, reliability, and scalability.

  • Configure and optimize Databricks clusters and resources based on workload requirements and best practices.

  • Monitor system performance, resource utilization, and availability using Databricks monitoring and logging tools.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to Databricks infrastructure, networking, security, and integration with other systems.

  • Implement and enforce security best practices to protect data and resources in the Databricks environment, including authentication, authorization, encryption, and data governance.

  • Collaborate with data engineers, data scientists, and analysts to optimize and streamline data workflows, ETL processes, and analytical pipelines on the Databricks platform.

  • Provide technical guidance and support to users of the Databricks platform, including training, documentation, and troubleshooting assistance.

  • Stay current with Databricks releases, updates, and best practices to continuously improve the Databricks environment and maximize its value to the organization.


What you have done::

  • 7+ years of related professional experience.

  • 3 years’ experience with Databricks Lakehouse Platform.

  • Strong knowledge of Apache Spark and Databricks architecture.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Azure cloud platform, including cloud storage, networking, and security.

  • Knowledge of data engineering and data science concepts, including data modeling, ETL processes, and machine learning.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.


In addition to career progression, training and development, and an excellent work/life balance, future Radarians can expect a great benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • 401k with Company Match

  • Paid Vacation, Sick Time, and Holidays

  • Transit Discounts

  • Summer Fridays

  • Salary compensation for this role is up to $140,000 USD or $120,000 CAD

At MediaRadar, employees are encouraged to work hard, have fun and develop strong relationships with their peers. While working remotely through the pandemic, we've grown closer and stronger by sharing our new home offices & home office coworkers (both human and animal!), as well as being open and discussing mental wellness and self-care during a challenging time. Employees love to connect with virtual happy hours, themed parties, talent shows and bingo nights. Our engaged Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team meets frequently to create and roll out initiatives, events, and strategies to keep MediaRadar a welcoming and inclusive place. We’ve won Stevie Awards for Client Service and have been named to Mogul’s Best Places for Millennial Women to Work for the past two years

Check out what it's like to work with our awesome team here:

Every Radarian comes with a unique set of talents and experiences. Diversity, in all forms, makes us a smarter, more creative and more agile organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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