Director of Data and Analytics Engineering

Posted on 5/17/2024

The Farmer's Dog

The Farmer's Dog

501-1,000 employees

Subscription service delivering human-grade pet food

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$220k - $255kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior, Expert

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
Google Cloud Platform
  • 8+ years working in either a data or software engineering related field
  • 5+ years working with Data directly
  • 5+ years of people management experience; developing, growing and performance managing a team
  • 2+ years of recent experience working with GCP / AWS
  • Familiar with patterns and architectures involved in ingestion, transformation, queueing, and querying of terabytes of data
  • Ability to put together an entire ETL pipeline from scratch without assistance
  • Familiar with Rest API concepts
  • Strong SQL and No-SQL experience
  • Expert in Python who is comfortable working in a production environment
  • Experience working with dbt, airflow, or similar data processing tools
  • Solid data modeling skills
  • Proactively explore our data for new, undiscovered anomalies in both existing and new datasets. Automating ways to identify/capture data quality issues
  • High energy and action-oriented with a passion for getting things done in complex environments
  • Strong architectural experience working at scale
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable in both scrappy and sophisticated work environments.
  • You think critically and objectively; have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to make quick decisions based on business demands
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the company
  • Define and execute the vision, roadmap and strategy for the Data Engineering and Analytics Engineering group
  • Lead our Data Engineers and Analytics Engineers by providing career growth, support and effective feedback
  • Mentor Data Engineers and Analytics Engineers on production level code that processes millions of events per day using core Python & SQL
  • Mentor engineers on how to design, build, and evangelize services
  • Own all aspects of the data, from the point it is recorded until the point it reaches its intended audience or user including oversight of those between 3rd parties
  • Consistently evaluate our data ingestion, modeling and transformation practices for scale
  • Partner cross-functionally with stakeholders across the business to understand their needs and proactively identify solutions that enable them to extract insights and value from our data
  • Build and scale data orchestration services that support complex analysis across The Farmer’s Dog
  • Own data quality for crucial systems and serve as a primary resource for data expertise
  • Define and manage SLAs for datasets that support production services
  • Design and implement tooling for access management, monitoring, data controls, and self-service ETL/Analytics pipelines
  • Be a thought partner to Product, Engineering, and key partners at the Farmer’s Dog in designing data at source systems

The Farmer's Dog

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive compensation & equity packages

Health, dental, & vision

Parental leave


Flexible PTO

Employee discount