Director of Data Engineering (f/m/d)

Location: Berlin

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We are looking for a Director of Data Engineering (f/m/d) to join our Q-Commerce team. Contribute to the creation of our next generation data platform, that empowers and automates all business decisions regarding our q-commerce business where we deliver grocery items in up to 7 minutes. If you're a creative problem solver who is eager to deliver solutions and hungry for a new adventure, an international workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!

Your mission:

  • You will be leading multiple teams split into different domains to optimize and automate tools which generate and use data to make the right business decision

  • Recruit world-class data scientists / engineers and data science managers / engineers.

  • You build on a next generation data platform for q-commerce with real-time decision making, personalization and high concurrencies. You drive your teams to technical excellence via agile methodology. The services which we are building are the basis for over 40 countries in our regional brands with customers ordering around the clock.

  • You don’t shy away from building reliable, scalable systems with high concurrency and are always eager to learn new languages and technologies with your teams.

Your heroic skills:

  • 8+ years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience in a data team.

  • 3+ years of multiple team management experience in structuring and setting the strategy

  • A degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Physics, Computer Science or other quantitative fields.

  • Drive quarterly and long-term objectives and key results with full responsibility for executing the OKRs.

  • A deep technical background in applied data science (statistics, experimentation, time series forecasting, bayesian methods, optimization techniques).

  • Experience establishing the tools and processes needed for an efficient data process.

  • Extensive E-Commerce Knowledge in terms of customer metrics, e.g. retention, cvr, clv, pricing or assortment as well of operational ones like availability, replenishment, picking, store setup

  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to map ambiguous business requirements to data science problems, and to summarise complex technical topics to the business stakeholders.

  • Ensure stability, performance , scalability & security of the systems and services you own.

  • Collaborate closely & efficiently with product management and other departments to build new products and features that match business requirements with pragmatic technical solutions with modern data engineering & science principles.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with clear business focus.

  • Mentor and grow your people and teams on a daily basis to form an excellent engineering organization.

  • Eagerness to work in a fast-paced, fault-tolerant, agile environment on cross-functional teams.

  • Excited to learn and try out new things.

Nice to have:

  • Proven track record of building and leading excellent data science teams while driving business as well.

  • You already growed a data team from 10 people to 50+ people

  • Deep Knowledge in operational tools such as Kubernetes, Hadoop or AWS/GCP

Why Delivery Hero?

  • Exchange ideas and meet colleagues from different teams in our active guilds and through our global tech & product community.

  • We offer visa & relocation support globally to our permanent employees.

  • Enjoy our free online yoga classes and a subsidized Urban Sports Club or Gympass membership.

  • Take care of your mental and emotional well-being with our free Headspace subscription and unlimited access to our confidential Employee Assistance Program.

  • Participate in our health campaigns such as seasonal flu vaccines.

  • Benefit from subsidised products e.g. BVG ticket, meal vouchers, fruit or vegetable box or our bike rental program

  • We support child care needs where we partner with an external service to support tasks such as Kita search and application, Au Pair or childminder search

  • Join the global market leader and a publicly listed company with a competitive remuneration package.

  • Develop your skills with your personal educational budget for conferences and external trainings.

  • Access our e-learning platform MyAcademy and participate in our various inhouse trainings, including German learning options.

  • Save responsibly with our attractive corporate pension options.

  • Join company parties, team, cultural and sports events - due to the current situation on a virtual basis.

  • And much more…

Have we caught your attention? If you are looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by our values and People Leadership Principles, please send us your CV.

We’re looking forward to your application!

About us:

Delivery Hero Tech is playing an exceptional role in the large growth of our company. Our Tech teams leverage a diverse stack to create cutting-edge solutions which cover the full customer experience - starting with a great online search experience and ending with a real-time delivery at your doorstep.

Read about the latest updates from our Tech & Product teams on our blog.

Delivery Hero is building the next generation global on-demand delivery platform. We have grown rapidly from inception in 2011 to become the world's largest food-ordering network and we’re now innovating and creating new verticals such as groceries, pharmacies, flowers and other convenience articles in multiple markets.

Our awesome international team already operates in 40+ countries worldwide and we are looking for the most talented people to join us on our mission to ‘always deliver an amazing experience.’ If you’re an enthusiastic problem solver and hungry for a new adventure, an exciting job and multicultural workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!

At Delivery Hero, we believe diversity and representation is key to creating not only an exciting product, but also an amazing customer and employee experience. Fostering this starts with hiring - therefore we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you, you.

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