Full-Time

Senior Staff Data Architect

FanDuel

FanDuel

1,001-5,000 employees

Fantasy sports and online U.S. sportsbook

Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
AWS
Requirements
  • Deeply technical and analytical with implementation and architectural experience in Streaming, Big Data, AI/ML engineering and Data Warehousing.
  • Hands on experience leading large-scale database, ETL/ELT deployment in batch or streaming ingestion, and AI/ML projects with building feature software.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in data architecture and engineering, with a proven track record of success in complex, enterprise-scale environments.
  • In-depth expertise in data modeling, data warehousing and lake technologies, ETL/ELT processes , and cloud data platforms.
  • Strong experience in dbt, Databricks, and other modern data platforms and capabilities.
  • Proven leadership experience, with the ability to build and motivate high-performing data engineering teams.
  • AWS Certification such as AWS Solutions Architect or AWS Certified Big Data.
  • Ability to see around corners, predict needs, and identify patterns.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong understanding of data security and governance principles, with the ability to implement robust frameworks and processes.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively influence and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Master's degree in computer science, Information Systems, or a related field preferred.
Responsibilities
  • Lead the development and execution of the data architecture roadmap, aligning it with the organization's long-term vision and strategic goals.
  • Define & drive the implementation of efficient data models and standards, to ensure consistent and high-quality data across the organization.
  • Define and implement robust data governance policies and standards to ensure data quality, security, and compliance across the entire data ecosystem.
  • Champion and evangelize the value of data across the organization, fostering a data-driven culture and aligning stakeholders on data initiatives.
  • Stay at the forefront of emerging data technologies and trends, proactively identifying and evaluating their potential impact and applicability.
  • Design and architect highly scalable and performant data capabilities (e.g., data pipelines, data lake, data warehouse), leveraging cutting-edge cloud platforms and technologies.
  • Oversee the implementation and optimization of data infrastructure, ensuring cost-effectiveness, uptime, and resilience.
  • Lead the selection and adoption of new data tools and technologies, while fostering innovation and continuous improvement within the data engineering team.
  • Build strong relationships with cross-functional teams, including product managers, business stakeholders, data scientists, and engineers, to effectively translate business needs into technical solutions.
  • Communicate complex technical concepts clearly and concisely to diverse audiences, fostering collaboration and ensuring alignment across the organization.
  • Advocate for and secure resources to support the ongoing development and maintenance of the data infrastructure.

Fanduel is on a mission to make sports more exciting. The company provides a daily fantasy sports platform with a range of game types for players with a guaranteed prize pool for the winners.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$4.6B

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

24%

2 year growth

77%

Benefits

From peer-to-peer learning to industry conferences, there are a number of ways to develop your career

From your head to your toes we’ve got you covered with our 100% health insurance coverage

We keep a well-stocked supply of snacks and refreshments to keep you going throughout the day

Flexible hours and vacation scheduling let you work when you’re at your best

We provide the latest tech and equipment, you get the job done

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