Senior Data Engineer

Job Number: R50018718

Brand: FOX Entertainment

Job Type: Engineering

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: May 10, 2022

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FOX Entertainment

FOX Entertainment has the power to break through. We seek to pierce pop culture with content that takes big swings, delivers mass appeal and elicits visceral reactions form our audiences. FOX has been the #1 A18-49 rated network for 2 years in a row and we got there through innovation and perseverance, as well as excellent content including shows such as THE MASKED SINGER, 9-1-1, CALL ME KAT and THE GREAT NORTH. FOX Entertainment programming includes a mix of Drama, Comedy, Alternative, Animation and Specials. Also within the Fox family are brands such as TUBI, FOX Alternative Entertainment, FOX SPORTS, FOX NEWS, FOX BET, Bento Box, Blockchain Creative Labs, and Credible.


Fox Cable Network Services, LLC seeks a Senior Data Engineer, as part of FOX’s Data Services Management team, responsible for envisioning, implementing, and evangelizing new features, pipelines, and platforms that not only deliver data but insight.  Be at the forefront of assessing the most impactful data needs throughout the business and lead the charge in identifying automated solutions that help bring data to life.  Specific duties include: 1) Drive and participate in the definition, the direction, and the development of the FOX CPE data engineering platform.  2) Work with internal stakeholders and data science team to scope the requirements, evaluate business needs and objectives.  3) Design and develop highly scalable, reliable, extensive, and maintainable data pipelines.  4) Establish and implement best engineering practices such as architectural design, unit and regression testing, test-driven development, pair programming, and continuous integration frameworks.  5) Work with the infrastructure team to ensure that all the required monitoring, exception handling, and fault tolerance is in place for production-quality data platforms.  6) Team up with analysts, product managers, and other stakeholders to understand evolving business needs and translate reporting capabilities accordingly.  7) Identify and investigate emerging trends within the market and the industry as a whole.  8) Assist with process improvement with a customer-focused, progressive mindset.  9) Understand data classification and adhere to the information protection and privacy restrictions on data.  10) Partner with data scientists, analysts and stewards to provide summary results of data analysis, which are used to make decisions regarding how to measure business rules and quality of data.  11) Be involved in developing and deploying reports and Power BI dashboards using to mobile platforms.  12) Employ extreme attention to detail and flexibility to adapt to dynamic client environments and changing business, operations and technology priorities.  Telecommuting permitted from any location in the U.S.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, plus five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate data engineering or related database engineering experience in production scale platforms.

Alternatively, will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, plus three (3) years of data engineering or related database engineering experience in production scale platforms.

Experience must include two (2) years of experience in data mining and development of ETL processes; distributed data architectures and big data processing technologies such as Spark, EMR, Hadoop and Hive; and real time frameworks, collection, and processing real time data using kinesis data streams, KCL, KDA and Firehoses

*Specific skills: Also requires experience or knowledge in the following: 1) Experience in CICD framework; 2) Knowledge of AWS technologies such as Lambda, S3, EC2, Redshift, Glue, Athena, Lake formation and step functions; 3) Experience with SQL, T-SQL, Postgres and relational and multi-dimensional databases; 4) Knowledge of Python or similar scripting language; 5) Knowledge of Agile software development lifecycle; 6) Knowledge of AWS security services including KMS, CloudTrail and STS; and 7) Knowledge of data warehousing concepts and data modeling.

*Any level of experience or knowledge in the specific skills is acceptable.

Telecommuting permitted from any location in the U.S.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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