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Director Data Architecture

Director Data Architecture
NY, New York

Job Description

Title: Director Data Solutions Architect 

Location: Midtown, NYC 

Type: Fulltime/ Perm

Industry: Sports Media


  • Surface understanding of Data Science
  • Some hands-on scripting 
  • Leader but not people manager to start
  • Big Data - Python, SQL, DW Concepts
  • Great communicator 



The Director - Data Architect will leverage cloud databases and machine learning technologies to design and architect solutions for Health and Safety. S/He will be involved in working with vendors to innovate and build a new platform using computer vision, player tracking and sensor (IOT) data to gain insights and prevent injuries. S/He will also be responsible to collect, manage, store and analyze all data related to Player health.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Partner with Engineering and Vendor to implement processes and systems that enable us to deliver feature-rich, scalable, and high-performance solution for Health and Safety of Game and Player
  • Provide leadership and governance on Database Solutions and Architecture - Cloud and on prem
  • Participate and build Computer Vision models using Machine Learning technologies to help improve data capture for analysis.
  • Build and manage solutions for Data capture (ETL), Data Governance
  • Manage and deliver data pipeline used for data analytics.


  • 10+ years of database / building database solutions using relative technologies like Cloud Databases, Datawarehouse
  • Deep knowledge of Football and health systems (sports science)
  • Strong knowledge of Python, SQL Server, Database Concepts, Data Warehousing, Dimensional Modelling.
  • Worked with structured and un-structured data.
  • Big Data stack and Data Science knowledge is a plus. (AWS / Azure)
  • Strong Analytic and statistics background.
  • Concepts of Machine Learning, computer vision, Image recognition, Predictive modelling is a plus.
  • Knowledge of packages like panda / numpy / tensorflow / SciPy is plus
  • Data Visualization tools like Qlik / PowerBI is a plus.
  • C#, .net knowledge is a plus
  • BS Computer Science.
  • Graduate or MBA degree would be preferred.
  • Strong Team Player
  • Self-motivated and able to run projects with minimum guidance.
  • Works well with others business stakeholder, strong interpersonal and presentation skills, able to multi-task / time management

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Will manage external consultants or vendors for the job.
  • Manage / Work with Engineering team and data scientist.


15 -25 Percent 


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