Head of Platform Engineering (m/f/d) DataOps

  • Jobnr. 4448
  • Festanstellung
  • Düsseldorf
  • 11.01.2023

Your Tasks

  • You manage a cross-functional product team owning the shared infrastructure and services of the company’s Data & Analytics Platform that supports the needs of internal stakeholders in terms of scalability, resilience, security, capacity, and operational maintenance
  • You develop and deliver the platform through a set of reusable services that enable data engineers and data scientists to build data products with maximum velocity, quality, and scalability
  • You work closely with data product teams to ensure that data products built on the platform are coherent and leverage the platform in the best way
  • You establish and deliver a platform engineering roadmap ensuring that all products and services deliver value to the business and follow a future-ready architecture
  • You anticipate platform features by tracking product backlogs, obtaining stakeholder input, monitoring industry trends, and collecting business needs
  • You lead with technology expertise across the company and act as an ambassador to the data & analytics platform
  • You live a culture of constant learning, integrity, and mutual responsibility

Further details apart from the job description as well as information about the company are available during the application process.

Your Benefits

  • Flexible remote work possibilities
  • 30 vacation days
  • The working hours are flexible
  • A great team spirit in an international company
  • Exciting career opportunities as well as possibilities for professional development
  • Benefits like a company pension scheme, stock program, a canteen, free parking spots, child care and a company doctor

Your Profile

  • You have a Master’s degree in computer science or related field
  • You have 10+ years of experience in designing and delivering data and analytics platforms
  • You have a deep, multi-year technical expertise in Cloud-based architectures in the area of Analytics, Big Data, BI or IOT specifically on the MS Azure platform
  • You have extensive experience in engineering and operating platforms within a DevOps/DataOps organization – delivering tool chains and automation
  • You have substantial experience in agile delivery methodologies, such as SCRUM or Kanban, and related software tools such as Azure DevOps
  • You are fluent in English with high confidence in both verbal and written communication; German language skills are a plus


  • Ideally you have hands-on expertise on services such as Azure IoT, Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse, Azure ML, Databricks, Azure Functions, Power BI, as well as open-source technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Kubernetes
  • Skills in designing software architectures (e.g. domain-driven design) and in modern programming languages, such as Python, SQL, NodeJS, C# are a plus

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