• Data Engineer

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/12/2018 11:39 AM)
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  • Overview

    Fusion Media Group (FMG) is a media company that connects with the young, diverse audiences that are shaping our future. Through fearless journalism, provoking comedy, and high-impact storytelling we elevate the stories and issues our readers and viewers are passionate about."

    FMG has become one of the largest publishers on the web by producing content young, engaged audiences care about. We connect compelling content with larger audiences, registering 100M+ average monthly uniques and we reach more young adults than the competition, at 47M+ average monthly 18-34 uniques. FMG has the web's most original and beloved brands under one roof.

    About the Role

    From A/B testing, to real-time alerting, to recommendation engines, products created and maintained by the data engineering team play a major role in our business.

    FMG is seeking a Data Engineer to help build these and other data product initiatives, as well as the data warehouse from which these products are derived .A part of a small team of engineers, you’ll be implementing pipelines that make data available to the analytics team and other consumers who generate reporting, glean insights and make decisions from it, and building systems that will implement models they are designing.

    This role lives within engineering team and reports to the Director of Data Engineering.


    • Write code to ingest and clean data, and expose this data via business intelligence tools
    • Reviewing code written by other members of the team
    • Co-ownership of data infrastructure (MySQL/Aurora databases, Spark, Kinesis, Looker, S3 bucket processes etc)
    • Implementation of vendors of data services
    • Working closely with product and greater engineering team to deliver data-oriented products
    • Provide support for operations by building alerts and other automated tools
    • Contribute to the stability of the general platform by learning the basics of other systems


    • 2+ years of experience in a data engineering role, or a backend engineering/devops role with a focus on data
    • Strong Python, SQL, and Git skills
    • Familiarity with the vendor universe around web tracking (Google Analytics, Chartbeat, comScore, etc).
    • Familiarity with Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence Tools (Redshift, BigQuery, Looker, etc)
    • Some Spark/Hadoop experience preferred
    • Strong communication and time management skills


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