Data Engineering Vice President
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FanDuel

1,001-5,000 employees

Fantasy sports and online U.S. sportsbook
Company Overview
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.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$4.6B

Founded

2009

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

75%
Locations
Atlanta, GA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Redshift
Tableau
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Data Engineering
Data Management
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • Strong experience with data technologies such as Redshift, Tableau, and Databricks
  • Knowledge of and hands-on ability with modern data technologies
  • Track record of transforming and modernizing technology in a data intensive space
  • Demonstrated strength in leading data strategy broadly, including experience with data governance, quality, and security
  • 10+ years' experience in a pivotal data leadership role
  • Deep experience perfecting the right processes and workflows needed to scale data and engineering organizations
  • Track record of recruiting and developing outstanding talent in a distributed global environment
  • Experience in data heavy environments required; experience in gaming/lifestyle consumer technologies appreciated
  • Experience delivering value in a highly regulated industry is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of internet sports culture (including passion for fantasy sports)
Responsibilities
  • Lead execution of Data projects to support FanDuel's goals and strategic initiatives
  • Build organizational technical capabilities to enable the ingestion, integration, modeling, and transformation of internal and external datasets at scale
  • Modernize Data Engineering infrastructure so that FanDuel can scale effectively with the rapid growth of the business globally
  • Drive the technical data strategy for the company in close alignment and partnership with the SVP of Data
  • Collaborate closely with leaders in Product Management, Analytics, Compliance, IT and Operations to ensure that they can use the data as a strategic competitive advantage
  • Ensure the Data Engineering organization has the resources, capacity and skills to meet the company's ambitious goals and meet the overarching business priorities
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the CTO leadership team in developing strategy
  • Manage costs associated with running Data infrastructure and operations
  • Ensure that the core data assets are secure and meet all regulatory requirements
  • Strengthen external partnerships as a source of talent and technical capabilities, including related to big data platform solutions
  • Drive the performance management by communicating job expectations, monitoring performance, providing feedback and facilitating employee development
  • Maintain transparent communication by appropriately communicating organization information to team through department meetings and regular interpersonal communications
  • Lead and motivate teams to create a workplace culture consistent with the FanDuel mission