Director, Data Engineering

Director, Data Engineering

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ANTENNA provides best-in-class market intelligence to direct-to-consumer subscription businesses as they make the transition to owning the customer relationship. We help define the metrics that matter (Sign-ups, Trial Conversion, Churn Rate, Retention, and more); benchmark “what good looks like” vs. the competition; and illuminate the strategies required to build winning direct-to-consumer subscription businesses in today’s hyper-competitive environment. 

At ANTENNA, you'll work hand-in-hand with the world's leading consumer subscription businesses to help build incredible, sustainable companies.

You will be responsible to help scale its growing platform. You will provide day-to-day leadership over the engineering teams – recruiting, mentoring, leading, and managing a world-class team of software engineers, while putting in place the structure and processes to drive product velocity.

Who You Are

  • 10+ years of experience in Data Engineering or Engineering fields with 5+ years of experience in leading high-performing engineering teams.
  • Track record of delivering high quality data products for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Track record of rapidly shipping new product features while maintaining a healthy & antifragile infrastructure, free of excess technical debt.
  • Track record of recruiting & developing high-performing data engineers and assembling cohesive teams.
  • Proficiency in Python, PostgreSQL, Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Docker and other modern cloud data solutions.
  • Strong background in distributed data processing (e.g. Spark), software engineering design, and data modeling concepts.
  • Bonus: you are obsessed with the new Media industry — streaming and the rest — and have developed deep relationships across the ecosystem.
  • Bonus: Previous experience working inside innovative, high-growth companies trying to disrupt the status quo.

What You’ll Do

  • Operate as a player / coach. You will dig into the weeds on your first day, understanding our infrastructure inside & out, and spell out a plan to scale it.
  • Oversee architecture, design and development of the technology stack that will enable Data Science and Analytics teams to thrive as a result of a world-class engineering infrastructure.
  • Develop a fast-paced organizational culture to create & continuously improve our products. Simultaneously balance technical debt against the required speed of shipping new product features.
  • Ensure robust coding standards & processes, including rigorous design documentation, code review, testing, end-to-end testing, and documentation.
  • Recruit a world-class team and create a culture of autonomy & accountability that ensures we get the very best out of our incredible team while maintaining a high level of urgency.
  • Manage trade-offs and prioritization. Base decisions on time, cost, & quality while factoring in ANTENNA’s business needs. Constantly weigh these risks and communicate to the leadership team.


ANTENNA was founded in 2019 to provide market intelligence to the rapidly changing consumer subscription landscape.  Since our inception, we have been on an incredibly rewarding journey, building out our core team & product, securing funding from leading media & technology investors, and building our roster of incredible customers.  

We’re continuing to scale rapidly by bringing on the most talented individuals who are similarly passionate about our vision and working at a startup. Come join our small but mighty (and growing) team!

ANTENNA's Benefits

  • Meaningful equity compensation
  • Competitive base salary
  • Full healthcare benefits
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401K
  • Wellness stipend
  • Workstation stipend + work from anywhere
  • And more!
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