VP, CNN Digital Engineering

Warnermedia New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

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The Job

The VP, Engineering will be charged with the development of new capabilities for news, leading to compelling experiences for the audience utilizing data at scale. In this role, you and your team will collaborate across the organization to design and deliver high-quality scalable solutions. You will be accountable for implementing data governance, data integrity, data engineering standards, data integration, and QA best practices. The ideal candidate for the role will be passionate about news, entertainment, and technology. He/She will have a deep understanding of the news industry and be a champion for the consumer. The candidate must be a "doer" who can execute as well as balance longer-term strategic thinking. The candidate will be part of a team that believes in working fast, being accountable, and learning from mistakes.

The Daily

  • Lead the development and implementation of a robust platform strategy to support business objectives

  • Partner with marketing, product, BI, development and content to plan and execute a comprehensive news and data roadmap

  • Use expertise to identify opportunities to leverage data and provide guidance to colleagues related to capture, analysis and productization of data

  • Develop an overarching data framework to successfully manage large amounts of data, ensuring compliance with regulations while maintaining data integrity and accessibility

  • Develop software engineering best practices, guidelines, procedures, and repeatable and scalable frameworks

  • Set priorities, mentor and provide technical direction to a team of engineers and project managers

The Essentials

  • 10 years' experience developing high volume data environments

  • 5+ years in a leadership role managing a team

  • Experience with machine learning and statistical analysis, programming and scripting capabilities

  • Proficient in data warehousing, dimensional modeling, and data architecture

  • Experience with Agile methodologies

  • BS in engineering or related field or equivalent experience, MS highly preferred

  • Expertise/experience in these key technical areas/domains

  • AWS Cloud platform tools

  • Data warehousing tools such as Dynamo DB, Oracle, SQL, Amazon Redshift, Snowflake

  • Data Modeling and System Analysis

  • Data Platforms. EMR, Data Bricks, AWS

  • Data Integration tools such as SQL, Spark, Scala, Python, Data Bricks, Airflowo R, Machine Learning

  • Experience with Digital Marketing tools for instrumentation and analytics analysis, such as Segment, Google Analytics, and Datorama

The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer

  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies

  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers

  • 2018 Best Company for Dads

  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.


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VP, CNN Digital Engineering

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