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Director, Data Engineering

New York
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Director, Data Engineering

New York City

$170,000 - 190,000

This is a chance to work for one of the largest media companies in the world as a Director of Data Engineering. You will be vastly experienced in all things Big Data and have a strong managerial background.

The Company

Our client is a leading media company who are pulling in data from a host of different sources. A household name across the industry this is a fantastic opportunity to join a business that will offer you an incredible amount of exposure across the business.

The Role

You will have a high level of experience across engineering and architecture. In addition to this you will have strong management skills and a background in leadership, mentoring and development. This is a technical position with a focus on management and strategy where you evaluate the architecture and provide guidance. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing management and strategy to the Data Engineering team.
  • Evaluate architecture and make recommendations/changes where possible.
  • Work very closely with the Data Science team.
  • Building out capabilities and driving an infrastructure focus.
  • Research into the very latest technologies and help with implementation.

Skills and requirements

  • Strong experience with Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka)
  • Exposure to cloud technologies (using AWS extensively)
  • Understanding of various programming languages - engineers are primarily using Python, but they are also now using Scala more and more.
  • Management skills and experience of developing teams.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a similar field.

How to apply

Please register your interest by sending your resume via the apply link on this page.

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US$170000 - US$190000 per year + bonus and benefits

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