Database Architect

Job Number: R50025863

Brand: FOX Entertainment

Job Type: Engineering

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: June 18, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

FOX Entertainment

With a legacy spanning more than 35 years, FOX Entertainment is one of the world’s most recognizable media brands and a prolific content producer across its iconic broadcast network and both owned and third-party streaming platforms. Known for its independent, innovative spirit and provocative, groundbreaking storytelling, the company was reinvented in 2019 with the formation of FOX Entertainment. While maintaining its leadership in broadcast television (9-1-1: Lone Star, The Simpsons, The Cleaning Lady, Hell’s Kitchen, LEGO Masters), the company is actively building a portfolio of businesses and library of owned original content. To date, FOX Entertainment’s long-term growth strategy has included the acquisitions of award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, The Great North, Krapopolis, Grimsburg), entertainment platform TMZ, and global production studio MarVista Entertainment (The Way Home, Rescuing Christmas), as well as the formation of the culinary and lifestyle content venture Studio Ramsay Global (Next Level Chef, Gordon Ramsay’s Food Stars) in partnership with Gordon Ramsay. The company also established its in-house unscripted studio FOX Alternative Entertainment (The Masked Singer, Snake Oil, I Can See Your Voice, Name That Tune), FOX Entertainment Studios (Animal Control) to develop scripted content, and worldwide content sales unit FOX Entertainment Global.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Duties:

Fox Cable Network Services, LLC seeks a Database Architect (Senior Data Engineer), as a key member of the Data Services Management team, will play an essential role in envisioning, implementing, and evangelizing new features, pipelines, and platforms that not only deliver data but insight.  Participate at the forefront of assessing the most impactful data needs throughout the business and leading the charge in identifying automated solutions that help bring data to life.  Utilize experience in building and maintaining ETLs, data pipelines, and data models.  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, 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 a production-quality data platform.  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 FOX 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.  Telecommuting permitted from any location in the U.S.

Job Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, Physics or related field, plus five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in 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 Realtime Frameworks, collection, and processing Realtime data using kinesis Data Streams, KCL, KDA and Firehoses.

*Specific skills: Also requires experience or knowledge in the following: 1) Knowledge of data warehousing concepts and data modeling; 2) Experience in GitHub Actions and CICD framework; 3) Knowledge of AWS technologies such as KMS, CloudTrail, STS, Redshift, Glue, Athena, Lake formation and Step functions; 4) Experience with Talend, Matillion, SQL, T-SQL, Postgres and relational and multi-dimensional databases; 5) Knowledge of Python or similar scripting language; 6) Knowledge of Agile software development lifecycle; and 7) Experience in SFMC and Google BigQuery

*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.

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: $183,855.00-202,240.00 annually for California. This role is also eligible for 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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