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Big Data Platform Lead/Manager

Keywords / Skills : Big Data Platform Lead/Manager, EMR, Beam, Spark, Flink, Hive, Hadoop, Amazon Web Services, Qubole Data Service

7 - 13 years
Posted: 2019-10-01

IT/Computers - Software
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
1st Oct 2019
Job Description
We are looking for a seasoned technical leader to lead and grow our big data platform team at Fanatics. The big data platform team is responsible for building and managing common data platform components such as big data processing engines, workflow engines, data governance tools, etc. that can be used by other teams in the company. The ideal candidate will have a track record of building and leading data engineering/data platform teams, and driving improvements in data technology and performance. 

What Will You Do?
  • Own the technical roadmap for evolving the data platform to support the future needs of the business
  • Provide thought leadership and mentoring to the data engineering team on how data should be stored and processed more efficiently and quickly at scale
  • Maintain the big data platform and drive toward better SLA & cost optimization for the engineering and business teams
  • Partner closely with Engineering, Data Science, and various business teams to deliver all required data assets and ensure data quality and timeliness
  • Work with data engineers to create services that can ingest and supply data to and from external sources
  • Define the processes needed to achieve operational excellence and platform reliability. 

What Are We Looking For?
  • 7+ years of software development experience with at least 2+ years of experience leading data engineering teams
  • Knowledge of common design patterns used in Big Data processing
  • Proficiency in big data technologies: EMR, Beam, Spark, Flink, Hive, Hadoop, etc.
  • Experience working with teams in different timezones
  • Experience of building scalable infrastructure to support batch, micro-batch or stream data processing 

Bonus points
  • You’ve worked with Amazon Web Services.
  • You’ve worked with Qubole Data Services (QDS)
  • Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now

About Company

Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise and changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online and offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) and more than 200 collegiate and professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless and timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.
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