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Data Engineering Lead
New York, NY, USA

Job Title

Data Engineering Lead

Job Description

Adelaide is looking for a Data Engineering Lead to join our Product and Engineering organization. As the leader in global attention measurement and activation, at Adelaide we strive for increased transparency of media quality and aligning market incentives around quality over quantity. The ideal candidate for this role will provide leadership to help grow and scale our data engineering team while contributing towards further developing our data pipelines.

We’re remote for the foreseeable future, but you should expect to be in NYC a couple of times a year. For those in the area, we have a space in Manhattan to work from if interested.


  • Lead the data engineering team in designing, developing, maintaining, and optimizing our data platform.
  • Drive technical excellence and innovation by remaining hands-on with coding and problem-solving, setting the standard for engineering best practices within the team.
  • Define and Implement strategies to optimize data infrastructure, ensuring high availability, performance, and security of the data platform.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive data strategy that aligns with the company's overall objectives and goals.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and technological advancements, incorporating relevant tools and methodologies to enhance the team's productivity and efficiency.
  • Build cross-functional relationships with Data Science, Product Management, and Engineering to understand data needs and deliver on those needs.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to the team in tackling complex engineering challenges, ensuring timely and high-quality project delivery.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional growth through effective mentorship and coaching of team members.


  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience leading and scaling data teams, strong operational skills to drive efficiency, and a strong vision for how data can proactively improve companies.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in Python programming and a strong understanding of AWS products, including but not limited to S3, Glue, Athena, Redshift, Lambda, ECS, Kinesis, and EMR.
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing, architecting, and implementing scalable and reliable data pipelines and ETL processes..
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and senior stakeholders.
  • Experience in the ad tech industry is a plus, however not required

About the Company

Brands and agencies use Adelaide to evaluate digital advertising effectiveness and optimize media on the fly towards more efficient outcomes.

We believe that increasing the transparency of media quality is a critical first step toward repairing the damage caused to our industry by bad metrics.

Adelaide is well funded (our seed round included Michael Kassan, Jonah Goodhart, Lynda Clarizio, and Irwin Gotlieb) and growing quickly.

Contact Info

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