Head of Data

Job Type:
Analytics & BI
Eastern Europe, Home-Based
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Job Ref:

Our client, a fast-growing iGaming business, is seeking the hire of a highly-accomplished data professional. This role will preferably be based from Sofia although is open to considering applications on a remote-basis.

Role Summary:
Our client is looking for an experienced hands-on Head of Data to grow their data needs, data culture and work with multiple departments and clients in building their data strategy and teams.

As a leader and owner, you would be expected to take ownership over data discovery and planning, taking control over the department, growing it and evolving it’s technology stack.

The right candidate is expected to feel comfortable diving into the team's day to day work, participating and contributing hands-on, and grow a self-sufficient team of engineers and data scientists.

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead, Own, and Innovate the Data unit and teams
• Support our growth by understanding and building the right Data streams
• Be the face and focal point of the relevant domains, participate in 3rd party, clients and suppliers meetings - build trust and comfort with partners.
• Lead, mentor, and enable the growth of the teams and departments under your responsibility.
• Hands-on ability (lead by example and be able to dive into daily matters)
• High ability to work autonomously within the general scope of responsibility

Essential Skills & Experience:
• Hunger for ownership - don’t just manage, own end to end.
• Minimum of 3 years of directly managing people
• Minimum of 6 years from the data domain (Data engineer or Developer preferably)
• Significant experience with Data Architecture (ability to build one from ground up)
• Significant experience within Data processing, Data Lake and Data Science
• Hands on working experience of Kafka from production solutions
• Hands on experience with Data Warehousing solution such as Snowflake or Clickhouse
• Hands on experience with Batch and Streaming based solutions
• Hands on experience with Python and ideally JAVA (Spring)
• Strong understanding of different data regulations
• Good understanding in modelling, probability and statistics
• Good understanding of Agile/Lean approach (POC/MVP and Time to market is the name of the game)
• Someone with wide experience from multiple international companies
Ideally, from within the industry

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Chris Miller

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