Head of Data Engineering Berlin, Germany

Head of Data Engineering job with relocation support (including visa sponsorship)

Berlin, Germany

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Head of Data Engineering

Berlin, Germany
  • team leadership
  • data architecture
  • aws
  • python

About the client:

Mаrkеt lеаdіng оnlіnе-lеаrnіng аpp wіth up tо 120,000 dоwnlоаds pеr dау аnd mоrе thаn 8,000 hоurs оf lаnguаgе lеаrnіng cоntеnt. Flеxіblе clоud-bаsеd іnfrаstructurе іs sеrvіng mоrе thаn 20.000 rеquеsts pеr mіnutе tо usеrs wоrldwіdе vіа dіffеrеnt clіеnts (Аndrоіd, іОS, Wеb) whіlе еxpаndіng оn а glоbаl scаlе

Your Role:

  • Build up a team of data engineers that can scale with companies growing business challenges;
  • Own and deliver the roadmap for data pipeline;
  • Partner with internal stakeholders from Data Science, Finance, Product and Marketing to drive for solutions that can keep up with growth;
  • Build expertise on ETL and data modeling and own data quality;
  • Define and manage SLAs for all data sets;
  • Work with the infrastructure team to triage infra issues and drive to resolution;
  • Conduct design and code reviews. Coach and lead team members on coding and problem-solving skills.

Your qualification:

  • 7+ years professional experience designing, building, monitoring and scaling data processing pipelines;
  • Experience scaling and managing small to medium teams;
  • Strong team leadership skills, communicating openly, putting the right people in the right seats, resolving conflicts, maintaining meaningful, individual relationships with your team;
  • Strong data architecture, data modeling, schema design as well as effective project management and people management skills;
  • Deep, hands-on AWS experience, we use EMR, RDS, S3, DynamoDB, Kinesis;
  • Strong engineering background, ideally experienced with medium to large sized cloud-based data systems;
  • Previous development experience with Python, Scala, Ruby, Go or Javascript is a huge plus;
  • A passion for staying on top of emerging data-processing technologies.

Relocation support:

You don't just get a new full-time job, you are becoming a part of something bigger – the team of awesome techies, the community, where every single individual matters. We care about you and aim to make your IT job abroad and IT relocation as smooth as possible. That’s why visa application process support, document consulting, coverage of flight, visa sponsorship for you and your family are a vital part of our support as an IT recruiting agency in your job relocation.

Additional information:

Germany is one of the most advanced economies in the EU, that turns developer’s relocation to Berlin into a really great and unique experience. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by generous social security benefits and high quality of life, effective educational, medical and housing systems of the excellent standard. Berlin is a significant IT center that always offers a variety of IT jobs (including Ruby Backend Engineer jobs), tech conferences and educational events to participate in. Many European and global market leaders like Amazon, Ebay, Microsoft, Twitter, Uber, Visa, Zendesk established their branches or offices in Berlin so it might be a perfect place for your innovation, education, and constant growth. In addition, excellent national and international transport links give endless opportunities to travel.


For additional details on this role contact - Anna Zrazhevska


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