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VP, Data Engineering

Company: Cadent
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Cadent powers the evolution of TV brand advertising. We provide marketers, agencies, operators, and media owners with data-driven solutions for buying and selling TV advertising. By connecting brands with opportunities across national inventory sources-cable, broadcast, and digital media-our technology improves efficiencies and boosts the results of linear, addressable, and cross-screen campaigns.--
The VP of Data Engineering leads and manages Cadent's Data Engineering teams. You will provide both strategic and tactical leadership for the team, as well as be responsible for driving the architecture and engineering that drives business value and customer success.--You will assess the organization's data architecture, analytic methods, tool selection, development strategy and data engineering roadmap. Your work will revolve around understanding complex business models, large and complex data manipulation, and building resilient data architectures. The position includes management of commitments to and relationships with technical and business stakeholders within Cadent. This role requires proven practical experience as a data scientist, who is able to verbalize the story of our data in business terms.--
What you will do:--

  • Lead and manage teams of engineers building the solutions, infrastructure and foundations that enable our product teams to deliver leading solutions
  • Lead our data engineering strategy, from vision to execution
  • Lead multi-functional efforts across Cadent to enable multiple verticals that leverage Cadent's data architecture
  • Achieve architectural excellence by mentoring and empowering the Data Engineering teams to complete the ambitious vision set up for the overall team
  • Foster innovation, trust and excellence both within your organization and across Cadent--
  • Identify business value through key performance indicators for viable data engineering products by interfacing with stakeholders from across the business
  • Work closely with the engineering and product leadership, and operations teams to develop and integrate data architectures into Cadent's array of product lines
  • Distill the needs of our product teams into precise data engineering problem statements, define the scope of data-driven solutions that enhance Cadent's competitive edge, and drive incorporation of these solutions into product.
  • Be responsible for leading the design of data engineering architecture and associated products
  • Assist in the planning of Agile sprints to align team with team goals
  • Manage the integration of data engineering with other teams (engineering, business intelligence, operational support).
  • Build and maintain Cadent's reputation in data engineering through relevant conference attendance, guest speaking, and other outlets
  • Estimate the life-cycle timelines of projects to properly set deadlines
  • Translate results to stakeholders in plain, business-centric language to set expectations and drive adoption--
    About You:
    • You have an advanced degree in computer science, or related technical field
    • You are a hands on technical leader
    • Proven successful experience with modern development and deployment practices, e.g. AWS / GCP stacks, Docker, Kubernetes, Apache Spark, Databricks, Cloudera, and RESTful paradigm for APIs
    • Practical experience in enterprise software development lifecycles, including Agile methodologies.
    • Experience providing leadership, mentorship and management to a team of engineers
    • Proven ability to prioritize and track multiple projects in parallel
    • Strong analytical and quantitative problem solving ability
    • You have experience in a cross functional engineering environment
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills-visual and verbal--
      If the leading edge of media technology is the place you want to be, please contact us today and let's start the conversation!
      /CADENT/ is an EOE M/F/D/V. We do not work with 3rd Party Staffing Agencies.

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