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Data Engineer, Data Warehouse Team - The New York Times

New York, New York

The New York Times is seeking an inventive and motivated data engineer to join the Data Warehouse team. In this role, you will build critical data infrastructure that surfaces data and insights across the company.


About the Team

The Data Warehouse team is part of the Data Engineering group at the New York Times. The team collaborates with analysts, product managers, the marketing and finance teams, and other specialists to deliver data solutions used for analysis and reporting. We are focused on key business goals like increasing our digital subscriber base, understanding the lifecycle of subscribers, and retaining our print subscriber base.

Currently, the team is re-thinking our subscription and financial data warehouses and integrating them with Spark, and Google Cloud services like Dataflow, Pub/Sub, and BigQuery, and more. We have fun, work hard, and we take our responsibilities very seriously.

We’re part of the technology organization at the NYTimes. Check out the Open blog (https://open.blogs.nytimes.com), , which is written by engineers and technical team members, and follow @nytdevs on Twitter (https://twitter.com/nytdevs)to see what we’re up to.


About the Job

As a data engineer on the Data Warehouse team, you will:

  • Modernize our approaches to ingest, transform, store, and surface meaningful data across the company

  • Build fault tolerant and accurate pipelines

  • Design and develop data models

  • Transition existing data warehouses to Google Cloud Platform

  • Establish systems of record for print and digital subscription data

  • Provide production support

  • Document processes and standard operating procedures


About You

We’re looking for someone who loves solving data problems, and can present their ideas to the team and take them to all the way to production. You are excited about data and motivated to learn new technologies.

You are comfortable collaborating with engineers from other teams, business owners, and data analysts. You are able to own and shape your technical domain area and move the related business goals forward.

You have an attention to detail, and are capable of dedicatedly analyzing changes to data architectures and reporting processes, and determining downstream effects and potential impacts to business owners. Overall, you take great pride and ownership of your work.

You are passionate about the New York Times and believe in its mission.



  • 5+ years experience working as an expert in Java and Python

  • 5+ years experience building batch and streaming data pipelines and proficiency with tools such as Spark, Airflow, and cloud-based data services like Google’s BigQuery, Dataproc, and Pub/Sub

  • 2+ years experience running and supporting a production enterprise-wide data platform

  • Experience with source control management tools, like Git and GitHub

  • Experience with automation, testing, build tools, and release engineering

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, software engineering, or a related field

  • Bonus: Working knowledge of machine learning



  • Every few months, we hold a “hack week” that gives our developers the opportunity to explore ideas that might not otherwise make it on the product roadmap.

  • We are committed to career development. We offer a formal mentoring program as well as tuition reimbursement. We have frequent panel discussions and talks by industry leaders (Sheryl Sandberg, Melinda Gates and Ta-Nahesi Coates are a few recent examples).

  • We believe diversity fuels innovation and creativity, and we have a variety of employee groups dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.

  • We offer a generous parental leave policy, which was recently expanded in response to employee feedback. Birth mothers receive 16 weeks fully paid, adoptive parents and birth fathers receive 10 weeks fully paid. Similarly, we offer competitive health and dental insurance, as well as 401(k) matching.



If you are an active employee at The New York Times or any affiliates, please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "Find Internal Jobs". Thank you!

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.


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