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Director, Data Engineering

Remote San Francisco, CA

Join Tubi, Fox Corporation's premium ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) streaming service leading the charge in making entertainment accessible to all. With over 200,000 movies and television shows, including a growing library of Tubi Originals, 200+ local and live news and sports channels, and 455 entertainment partners featuring content from every major Hollywood studio, Tubi gives entertainment fans an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. Tubi's library has something for every member of our diverse audience, and we're committed to building a workforce that reflects that diversity. We're looking for great people who are creative thinkers, self-motivators, and impact-makers looking to help shape the future of streaming.

The Director of Data Engineering will own and build the core components of Tubi’s batch and Streaming data platform. This includes building out and running small teams to focus on the data lake, governance, batch compute and streaming pipelines for our data. With realtime data becoming more important for reactive AI pipelines, Tubi’s data infrastructure is key to being able to build and iterate quickly with high volume datasets that update at 100s of thousands of events per second.

An integral pillar of the Data Platform team, you will be responsible for directing, growing, and up-leveling a hybrid remote team of engineers. You will work closely with your leadership peers to refine and grow Tubi’s data platform into a well oiled data mesh. A hands on leadership role, this role will require you to get your hands dirty to lead by example when necessary, as well as handle the direction and strategy for your team.


  • Own data infrastructure at Tubi, including small teams that handle
  • ML Data Infrastructure
  • Job orchestration
  • Data Governance / Data Retention
  • Streaming Infrastructure
  • Cost Containment / Forecasting
  • Security and Infrastructure Planning
  • Work closely with the Tubi infrastructure team to make sure data infrastructure is secure and easily maintained
  • Own infrastructure as code tooling to help engineers easily deploy data infrastructure
  • Hiring & Mentoring
  • Manage and grow a team of 8 hybrid engineers and managers, turning them into self-sustaining, high functioning teams.

Your Background:

  • You've been in the trenches building high volume batch & streaming data pipelines and the cloud infrastructure to support them
  • You have 4+ years of experience in a leadership role, directly managing managers & engineers
  • You were/are an expert coder with 5+ years of hands on development experience (preferably in scala, java, or python)
  • You have significant experience with big data streaming platforms (Spark Streaming or Flink)
  • Experience with job orchestration tools like Airflow or Dagster
  • Experience with cloud platforms (Preferably AWS)
  • Experience building out and supporting privacy compliance for GDPR or CCPA

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is is listed annually below. This role is also eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, long-term incentive plan, and various benefits including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents.

California, New York City, Westchester County, NY, and Seattle, WA

$245,000—$350,000 USD

Colorado and Washington (excluding Seattle, WA)

$221,000—$316,000 USD

Tubi is a division of Fox Corporation, and the FOX Employee Benefits summarized here, covers the majority of all US employee benefits.  The following distinctions below outline the differences between the Tubi and FOX benefits:

  • For US-based non-exempt Tubi employees, the FOX Employee Benefits summary accurately captures the Vacation and Sick Time.
  • For all salaried/exempt employees, in lieu of the FOX Vacation policy, Tubi offers a Flexible Time off Policy to manage all personal matters.
  • For all full-time, regular employees, in lieu of FOX Paid Parental Leave, Tubi offers a generous Parental Leave Program, which allows parents twelve (12) weeks of paid bonding leave within the first year of the birth, adoption, surrogacy, or foster placement of a child. This time is 100% paid through a combination of any applicable state, city, and federal leaves and wage-replacement programs in addition to contributions made by Tubi.
  • For all full-time, regular employees, Tubi offers a monthly wellness reimbursement.

Tubi is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We are an E-Verify company.

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