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Data Engineering Architect (Machine Learning)



Bungie is seeking a Data Engineering Architect to design and develop scalable data systems for their expanding gaming portfolio. The role involves transforming raw data into efficient datasets to support reporting needs, collaborating with cross-disciplinary teams, and managing and mentoring data engineers. The ideal candidate should have advanced SQL and Python skills, experience with big data and AWS, and excellent communication and problem-solving skills. The base pay range for this role is $200,000-$235,000 USD, and Bungie offers comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, and other benefits. Bungie is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace and encourages candidates to apply even if they don't meet every requirement listed in the job description. The company has a digital-first approach to remote work, and employees located outside of certain states will need to establish residency within 45 days of a start date.

Job description

At Bungie, we believe in harnessing the power of data. We tackle complex challenges and provide game developers with essential knowledge to make informed decisions. As a leading developer of world-class games, we strive to create immersive experiences that foster lasting friendships among players.

We are currently seeking a Data Engineering Architect to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and developing scalable data systems tailored to the needs of our expanding gaming portfolio. You will gain expertise in diverse data sources, such as client telemetry and gameplay, and apply this knowledge to transform raw data into actionable insights. Collaborating closely with analysts, designers, and fellow engineers, you will play a crucial part in creating experiences that resonate with our players. Above all, you will be part of a dynamic and passionate team committed to crafting the finest games in the industry.


  • Design, build, and maintain scalable, production-quality data pipelines  
  • Transform raw data into efficient datasets to support the reporting needs of data consumers  
  • Develop relationships with game team members to help design the shape of data emitted from the game
  • Gather requirements and translate goals into complete data solutions  
  • Collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team of scientists, designers, engineers, and product owners  
  • Ramp up to manage and mentor data engineers, providing support, technical mentorship, constructive feedback and career development coaching


  • Advanced SQL and Python skills  
  • Exemplary communication skills: listen to, speak with, and resolve conflicts with members of varied disciplines and external partners in a clear and efficient manner  
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills  
  • Experience working with big data (TB to PB scale)  
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)  
  • Experience with data warehousing, data quality and monitoring 


  • Experience with near-real time to real-time messaging data  
  • Interest in Gaming and foundational knowledge of Games 
Listed below is this role's base pay range. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). 

This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. 

In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.
Washington State Pay Range
$200,000—$235,000 USD
Bungie full-time (non-contract) employees in the U.S. also receive:
  • 20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position
  • 10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date
  • 10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually
  • One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked 

Contract and International FTE employees receive competitive benefits through their relevant contracting agency.

So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!
Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion. 

Location: Hybrid / Bungie-Approved Remote Locations

Country: null

Date found: 2023-04-11

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