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Head of Data Platform & Infrastructure

  • Remote in the Netherlands, Netherlands
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Job description

The role is remote in the Netherlands, we have an office in the Hague – you're welcome to work from it anytime!

Are you a seasoned engineering leader with a passion for building high-performing teams and cutting-edge platforms? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment and relish the challenge of scaling operations? If so, then we want you to lead our new Data Platform team and guide our existing Infrastructure team as our Senior Engineering Manager/Head of!

In this pivotal role, you will:

  • Lead and mentor two distinct engineering teams:
  • Data Platform: Build and manage a brand-new team dedicated to developing and maintaining our data platform. You'll help define the team's vision, roadmap, and technical direction.
  • Infrastructure: Provide strategic direction and leadership to our established infrastructure team, ensuring continued optimization and scalability.
  • Foster collaboration across teams: Bridge the gap between Platform and Product teams, promoting seamless integration and knowledge sharing.
  • Partner with key stakeholders: Work closely with product managers, executives, and other stakeholders to translate business needs into technical solutions.
  • Champion innovation: Drive a culture of continuous improvement, exploring new technologies and optimizing processes for maximum efficiency.
  • Develop engineering talent: Mentor and coach engineers at all levels, fostering their professional growth and career development.
  • Oversee the entire development lifecycle: Manage the entire product development cycle for both teams, ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet high-quality standards.

Job requirements

What you will need:

  • 8+ years of experience successfully leading and managing engineering teams.
  • Proven track record of building and scaling high-performing data and infrastructure platforms.
  • Strong leadership skills: Adept at motivating, inspiring, and empowering teams to achieve ambitious goals.
  • Technical expertise: Solid understanding of data architecture, infrastructure best practices, and cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.).
  • Excellent communication skills: The ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strategic mindset: A keen understanding of how engineering contributes to overall business success.

What do we offer:

  • Shape the future of our platform: Lead the development of critical data and infrastructure platforms that form the backbone of our business.
  • Build a world-class team: Attract, develop, and mentor top engineering talent, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.
  • Make an immediate impact: Join a fast-paced, growing company with a clear vision for the future.
  • Report directly to the VP of Engineering: Provide valuable insights and influence the overall technology direction of the company.

We are a rapidly growing company and believe in investing in our leaders. If you're a passionate and experienced engineering leader excited to tackle new challenges, we encourage you to apply!

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