The Hired Guns are seeking a highly skilled VP of Data Engineering to design and implement the next version of an integrated data platform for a powerhouse digital media group that’s home to some of the most valuable properties in the business!
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the organization and why they need to hire you!
This national media group houses dynamic digital destinations covering sports, lifestyle, and personal finance, with millions of readers generating exabytes of data. To convert that data ocean into profits, they’re looking for an experienced VP of Data Engineering to design and implement the next version of this company’s integrated data platform. You’ll own the overall vision and deployment of analytical solutions that will enable the company’s data science, ML/AI, and BI capabilities. Key to your success will be establishing collaborative relationships with business partners, BI, data science, and technology teams. In short: you’re looking at a dream role that will crown you a top data dog in the media space!
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
You have a minimum of 8 years of progressive experience in data engineering or software engineering, with hands-on experience implementing and managing data lakes, cloud data warehouses, and ELT. Experience with Databricks, Amazon AWS, and Google Cloud platforms is essential. The ideal candidate has experience uniting data into a centralized platform and making it accessible to the wider organization. You’re a natural leader, and you’ve managed and led data engineers and software developers in the past. You have extensive experience working with data science, BI, and product teams and empowering them to deliver at a fast pace. Agile is your native habitat, and you’re excited to own the entire data process from start to finish for a major media company.
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this organization!
This media group owns one of the top sports titles in the country, along with many other esteemed digital and print publications. If you do this job right, you can swoop into a massive media company and have a colossal impact on their business at the VP level. Don’t sit on this one!
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