HarperCollins Publishers

Data Engineering Manager

Job Locations US | US-NY-New York
Information Technology
Additional Locations
US-NY-New York


HarperCollins Publishers is seeking an experienced Data professional to join our centralized Data Engineering Team, which encompasses an enterprise-wide scope in terms of managing, surfacing and controlling corporate data assets and providing technical support for data structure, data automation and data analytics.


The Data Engineering Manager, is a flexible, adaptable, problem solver with technical expertise, analytics skills, and product sense to successfully pivot/context-switch amongst many projects with a variety of scale and complexity. With your breadth of knowledge, in this role you are often sought after for guidance and mentorship.


As we continue to expand and create, we have a lot of exciting work ahead of us!

The Data Engineering Manager will:

  • Manage a team of software and data engineers who will build data pipeline frameworks to automate high-volume and real-time data delivery from the vendor and retailer
  • Possess the ability to transform complex analytical models in scalable, production-ready solutions
  • Integrate our cloud production environments with in-house applications using a modern technology stack
  • Work directly with product owners and customers to deliver data products in a collaborative and agile environment


  • Leading and developing sustainable data driven solutions with current new generation data technologies to drive our business and technology strategies
  • Designing robust systems with an eye on the long-term maintenance and support of the application
  • Leveraging reusable code modules to solve problems across the team and organization
  • Handling multiple functions and roles for the projects and Agile teams
  • Managing and mentoring a team of data engineers (both full-time associates and/or third-party resources)
  • Providing business, application and technology consulting in feasibility discussions with technology team members and business partners
  • Defining, executing and continuously improving our internal software architecture processes


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have 4+ years' experience in SQL, BigQuery, API or Python based software application development.
  • 3+ years' people management experience.
  • 3+ years'  experience with Agile and real-time data.
  • Experience with Cloud platform (AWS, Google, Azure).

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years' experience with Data Engineering concepts and building and maintaining Big Data applications using open source software like Spark or Hadoop.
  • 4+ years' experience with Software Engineering experience.
  • Experience in Test Driven Development and tools like Cucumber.
  • Experience in Object-Oriented and Functional programming using languages like Python and Java.
  • Experience with developing and deploying applications on Cloud, preferably on Google cloud.
  • Experience designing, developing, and implementing APIs.

HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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