Job Title:  Manager, Software Development in Data Engineering

Department:  Technology

Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Summary of Position

The STARZ Data Products & Engineering team is seeking a Manager of Software Development in Data Engineering with exceptional organization and software development skills with C#. In this position, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our data engineering strategy, leading a team of distributed software development professionals, and driving the development of robust and scalable data solutions. As the Manager of Software Development in Data Engineering, you will be a strategic and technical leader, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to support data-driven initiatives and ensure the reliability and performance of our data systems.


  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of software developers in data engineering with a focus on C#, AWS, Snowflake
  • Oversee the design, development, maintenance, and day-to-day operations of multiple data pipelines and associated applications. Ensure timely and predictable releases of quality software and data products
  • Work as a subject matter expert in the data being managed by the team and answer questions and create ad-hoc products from this data
  • Refine and execute the software development strategy, aligning it with the company's data engineering vision
  • Participate in code reviews and ensure the team consistently adheres to software development best practices and coding standards
  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders and peers to define and implement the data infrastructure strategy
  • Partner with data scientists, analysts, and other stakeholders to deeply understand their data requirements and deliver software solutions that empower their work
  • Oversee the continuous monitoring and optimization of software applications and data pipelines to meet and exceed service level agreement and support real-time data processing as needed
  • Implement robust security controls and policies to ensure data security and compliance with data privacy regulations
  • Maintain thorough documentation for software development processes and provide training and mentorship to team members as required
  • Manage and cultivate relationships with external software service providers, vendors, and cloud platform providers

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Eight or more years’ experience building high performance, high throughput enterprise data applications in C#
  • Two or more year’s experience as a team lead or software development manager
  • Expert level proficiency building cloud-native, containerized applications using C#, AWS, and Docker
  • Experience with enterprise data processing frameworks and tools
  • Expertise with AWS and infrastructure as code
  • Strong database knowledge, including SQL and NoSQL databases, with expert level SQL skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving, communication, and strategic thinking skills
  • Familiarity with data governance and compliance standards (e.g., GDPR and PII) is advantageous

About the Company

STARZ (, a Lionsgate company, is a leading global media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ® service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. In 2018, STARZ launched its international premium streaming platform STARZPLAY, now LIONSGATE+, to provide subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling. LIONSGATE+, coupled with the STARZPLAY ARABIA joint venture in MENA and Lionsgate Play in South and Southeast Asia, has a footprint that extends across the globe. STARZ and LIONSGATE+ are available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies around the world. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.

Business Unit Overview

With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, STARZ has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including STARZ original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, STARZ is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underrepresented audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position STARZ at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.
Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, STARZ has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The company’s international premium subscription service, LIONSGATE+, offers subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling around the world. LIONGATE+ has a footprint that extends across the globe and continues to expand its network of distribution partners. In addition to its LIONSGATE+ markets, it reaches audiences in the Middle East and North African region through STARZPLAY ARABIA and in South and Southeast Asia with Lionsgate Play. The proprietary and highly-rated STARZ app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally. 

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Annual discretionary bonus and merit increase
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)


$109,000 - $172,400

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.   

Nearest Major Market: Denver