Lead Data Engineer

Meredith Corporation Stamford , CT 06901

Posted 7 months ago

Job Title

Lead Data Engineer

Job Description

Lead Data Engineer

Position Summary:

This role is a hands-on senior engineer that requires expertise in transactional processing, financial integration and data warehousing. We are looking for a highly motivated, professional individual with proven leadership experience in an agile environment. The ideal candidate will possess a blend of analysis, design, development and team building skills. Mentoring and leading a geographically distributed development team while also contributing to the design, development and support of our systems will be required. This team is responsible for both transactional processing systems and corporate-wide performance and financial reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage development team comprised of FTEs and consultants

  • Oversee and contribute to technical deliverables including validating the completeness/accuracy of estimates, quality and accuracy of technical designs, build and implementation

  • Imagine and implement creative and innovative solutions while adhering to architectural requirements of maintainability and scalability

  • Individual will be hands-on and contributing to project deliverables

  • Drive system problem resolution and root cause analysis

  • Ensure and maintain integrity of code base during concurrent development cycles

  • Collaborate with experts in a variety of technologies to come up with the best overall solutions

  • Build relationships and communicate effectively with team members, executives, and both internal and external business partners

Experience Required:

  • BS Degree or equivalent required in Computer Science or similar area of study

  • 3-5 years in a leadership position with globally distributed resources

  • Expert in all aspects of database development (preferably Oracle) including design, data modeling, performance tuning, writing functions and procedures

  • Good understanding of Java, microservices and APIs

  • Strong grasp of shell scripting (Linux)

  • Experience working as part of a globally distributed team

  • Experience with reporting and data discovery tools such as Business Objects, MicroStategy, Tableau

  • Experience with AWS cloud technology a plus specifically RedShift

  • Experience in order management, finance or product fulfillment systems a plus

Professional Skills:

  • Ability to deliver against strategic goals

  • Attention to both big picture and details

  • Self-motivated

  • Firm yet diplomatic

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees


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Lead Data Engineer

Meredith Corporation