Head of Data Engineering

Location: Warsaw
Department: Data

About You

As a Head of Data Engineering, you are a seasoned data engineering professional who is passionate about building scalable data solutions and inspiring others to learn more. You want to join a fast moving company and shape our architecture to help us scale. You have an agile mindset and want to deliver value incrementally. 

You’ll be part of the data leadership team and work closely with our analytics, data science and governance teams in order to deliver data solutions that generate business value. You will lead our technical roadmap in order to help us accelerate our infrastructure efforts.

Some of the things you’ll be doing: 

  • Defining the architecture for scaling our services and infrastructure across batch, stream and ML-powered applications and deliver a roadmap for achieving this
  • Working closely with the Analytics, Data Science, DevOps and backend teams in order to ensure successful delivery of ETL and data projects
  • Working with the teams on defining the solution architectural for deployment of machine learning model 
  • Leading the community of practice for Data engineering
  • Owning the process of hiring in your organization from defining the rubric, test and interview participants
  • Working with the People Managers to define and implement the Growth Framework for Data Engineers to facilitate continuous growth and strong retention 

    What you’ll get in return:

    • 25 days paid leave
    • Sponsored training, seminars and team events
    • Food vouchers
    • Additional health insurance
    • Multisport card
    • Snacks, light food, drinks in the office

You’ll be a great fit if:

  • You have 10+ years of experience in software development
  • You have strong hands on knowledge of building Microservices using Python/Java
  • You must have experience in working with streaming platforms, such as Kafka/Kinesis
  • You have a good understanding of distributed computing frameworks such as Spark, Hadoop etc
  • You are experienced in productionizing ML-models
  • You have good understanding of enterprise architecture
  • You have a good understanding of AWS ecosystem for big data analytics
  • You have prior experience in managing team
  • You have experience working with agile teams and improving the outcomes they are delivering
  • You have experience in building highly available and scalable microservices
  • You have strong communication skills 

About Tide?

We’re the UK’s leading provider of smart current accounts for sole traders and small companies. We’re also on a mission to save business owners time and money on their banking and finance admin so they can get back to doing what they love – for too long, these customers have been under-served by the big banks.

Our offices are in London, UK, Sofia, Bulgaria and Hyderabad, India, where our teams are dedicated to our small business members, revolutionizing business banking for SMEs. We are also the leading provider of UK SME business accounts and one of the fastest-growing fintechs in the UK.

We’re scaling at speed with a focus on hiring talented individuals with a growth mindset and ownership mentality, who are able to juggle multiple and sometimes changing priorities. Our values show our commitment to working as one team, working collaboratively to take action and deliver results. Member first, we are passionate about our members and put them first. We are data-driven, we make decisions, creating insight using data.

We’re also one of LinkedIn’s top 10 hottest UK companies to work for.

Here’s what we think about diversity and inclusion…

We build our services for all types of small business owners. We aim to be as diverse as our members so we hire people from a variety of backgrounds. We’re proud that our diversity not only reflects our multicultural society but that this breadth of experience makes us awesome at solving problems. Everyone here has a voice and you’ll be able to make a difference. If you share our values and want to help small businesses, you’ll make an amazing Tidean.

A note on the future of work at Tide:

Tide’s offices are beginning to open for Tideans to return on a voluntary basis. Timelines for reopening will be unique for each region and will be based on region-specific guidelines. The health and well-being of Tideans and candidates is our primary concern, therefore, for the foreseeable future, we have transitioned all interviews and onboarding to be conducted via Zoom.

Once offices are fully open, Tideans will be able to choose to work from the office or remotely, with the requirement that they visit the office or participate in face-to-face team activities several times per month.