Senior Manager, Data Engineering

Remote - New York /
Fanatics Betting & Gaming – Fanatics Betting & Gaming /
Salaried
Company Overview
 
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.
 
The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.
 
As a market leader with more than 9,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.
 
At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support.  We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.
 

The Role:
We are seeking a Senior Manager to build up and lead a team of engineers in the Data Engineering group. This leader will be responsible for the Data Integration function, focused on building a performant and scalable data model for our company, and integrating various third-party data sources into our data platform to enable business intelligence and data science use cases.
 
Duties and responsibilities may include:
        Build out a best-in-class Data Engineering team, designed to support the organization's growth and intelligence
        Participate in processes and forums to share insights with the company. This person embodies a “teaching” mentality and prioritizes information sharing, including partnering with other engineering teams and leaders to set expectations for data onboarding & integration
        Build systems and processes to streamline the onboarding and integration of new data into our data platform
 
What skills are important to us:
        Experience with data engineering - including data processing, pipeline orchestration, data quality, governance, and discovery
        Experience with growing & leading a team of engineers (preferably a “pizza team” of 8)  
        Familiarity with structured data sets & relational databases: Redshift, Databricks, Snowflake a plus, as well as ELT/ETL, Spark, Airflow or other similar frameworks & tools
        Experience working with non-technical stakeholders e.g. in marketing, business analytics
        Strong skills in communication, and prioritization of resources
        Emphasis on trust-building and ability to quickly make decisions that usually turn out well
        Desire to build a team from scratch in a fast-paced environment
Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud.  Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants.  Fanatics recruiters will only reach out to applicants from an @fanatics.com or @fanatics.co.uk email address.  For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at www.fanaticsinc.com/careers

Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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