Data Architect

Job Number: R50025839

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Technology

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 20, 2024

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Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News Media, FOX Sports, FOX Entertainment, FOX Television Stations and Tubi Media Group. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.


The FOX Business and Data Platform Team is looking for a seasoned Data Architect with a passion for defining and building robust and scalable Data Architecture. This is a great opportunity to join a data-first media company and be part of our Enterprise Data Platform team that prides itself in making Fox a data-driven organization. This role will be responsible for creating flexible and extendable data models, reference architectures & best practices for the enterprise data team to enable data democratization and to support BI, Analytics and Insights. The successful candidate will have a background in influencing the data strategy and creating reference architectures and data models as part of an Enterprise Data Team with a functional understanding of the Digital Media and Entertainment landscape.


  • Strong curiosity about our business: you are willing to ask questions, do research, and build a deep understanding of the FOX landscape

  • Innovative: you stay on top of industry developments, are excited about innovation, and look for ways to bring new ideas to our business. You are passionate about technology

  • Enthusiasm about operational products and the opportunity they provide for creating outstanding employee experiences: you enjoy delivering products that make work easier for colleagues

  • Perseverance in the face of ambiguity or roadblocks: you are a problem solver who uses all resources available to understand the issues and propose a path forward

  • Emotional intelligence: you can read the room, know when to speak vs. when to listen, and know that connecting personally with your colleagues delivers positive outcomes

  • Bridge building skills - you establish trusted and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, both business and technical

  • A self-starter mentality - you are oriented to growth and are a quick learner


  • Partner with Enterprise Architects in formulating the data strategy that is in line with business objectives and processes, including standards of data quality, data flows and data model designs.

  • Collaborate with product owners to determine business-specific data needs and translate these functional requirements into technical designs

  • Explore, analyze and understand the data from internal and external sources, outline designs to integrate, centralize and unify data.

  • Identify attributes, measures and work with Business stakeholders and Product Owners to understand the required KPIs and business rules

  • Create conceptual, logical and physical data model designs, database development standards, implementation and management of data warehouses, data lakes, data marts and analytics systems.

  • Demonstrate design prototypes and integrate user feedback to evolve final solutions

  • Create reference architectures, standards & best practices to ensure engineering teams build distributed, low latency, reliable data pipelines ensuring the availability and timely delivery of data

  • Drive adoption of best practices and agreed upon design patterns across the Engineering & BI teams. Conduct periodic reviews to ensure the team adheres to these standards and best practices

  • Conduct a continuous audit of data management system performance, refine and optimize whenever required

  • Incorporate industry trends and best practices in data model design and development frameworks

  • Build and maintain appropriate Enterprise Architecture artifacts including; Entity Relationship Models, Physical Data Models, Data dictionary, taxonomy to aid data traceability

  • Provide technical oversight to solution delivery in creating business driven solutions adhering to the enterprise architecture and data governance standards.

  • Partner with Governance team and be an advocate of data security principles and ensure appropriate security practices are embedded in all implementations

  • Partner with other tech teams to achieve objectives in a seamless, collaborative fashion

  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and innovation within the group


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, or a related field 

  • In-depth knowledge of Data management concepts, data modeling techniques and methodologies in an all-cloud ecosystem dealing with Big Data

  • Expertise in creating end to end data flow architectures and scalable/flexible data models

  • Strong understanding of modern data platforms and designs - data warehouse, data lake, lake house, data mesh, real-time streaming etc.

  • Strong ability to visualize the relationships between different data entities and define data architecture strategies and models to bring data together for defining business KPIs

  • Experience working with modern data engineering tech stack and platforms (Databricks, Snowflake, AWS Services, DBT)

  • Experience with distributed data architectures and big data processing technologies (Spark, EMR, Hadoop, Hive) 

  • Experience working with real-time data streams processing and ingestion frameworks ( Apache Kafka, Kinesis, Flink or Spark Structured Streaming)

  • Expertise in Advanced SQL programming and Performance Tuning 

  • Experience with CI/CD using Github Actions or Jenkins

  • Proficiency in SQL development and database administration

  • Experience working with structured, semi-structured and unstructured data

  • Confident in decision making and the ability to explain processes or choices as needed

  • Excellent multitasking skills and task management strategies

  • Strong strategic thinking, analytics skills and business acumen

  • Sees the big picture and is fully aware of technology and business directions

  • Optimizes the use of all available resources

  • Effectively manage competing priorities and promote agile delivery

  • Communicate clearly and effectively to technical and non-technical leadership



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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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $140,000.00-161,000.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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