Lead Data Architect (f/m/x)


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The role

The job of a Lead Data Architect is to model the data that the company needs, for whatever purpose, be it automating decisions about orders in our warehouses, building personalized products for our customers or running targeted marketing campaigns. Data products are becoming a key focus of each and every domain of our company and we are looking for a Data Architect to envision, design, and establish this as a core part of our business. If you'd like to know more about our Data team and the current Data Mesh architecture we are building, please watch our team's talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajgmjWevOoY&t=2473s

What you’ll do

The Lead Data Architect will work with the domains to identify the key entities, their relationships, and how to best represent the business needs in an efficient, consistent, and flexible architecture.

  • Translating business requirements into technology requirements 
  • Defining the data flow and architecture framework, standards and principles, including modeling, metadata, and security and legal compliance
  • Defining data flows from the parts of the organization producing, enriching, and consuming data
  • Collaborating and coordinating with multiple departments, stakeholders, partners, and external vendors
  • Spreading best practices for data architecture and modelling across the organization
  • Proactively provide solutions for complex business problems, enabling insights that can empower better decision-making

What you’ll bring

  • You have a foundational understanding of the system development life cycle
  • You have worked with Kafka, the Hadoop Ecosystem (Hadoop, Kafka, Spark) and with cloud based services (AWS S3, EMR, Glue)
  • You have experience with data management and reporting technologies, databases, predictive analytics, data visualization, and unstructured data.
  • You have experience with domain driven design in larger organizations and managing data products end to end
  • You have a strong drive to change things for the best and to reach for very high quality standards and outputs
  • You have managed senior stakeholders in a complex organization and in a changing environment 
  • You are eager to define and share best practices of data product management across the organization
  • You leverage data to influence others 

What we offer

  • Comprehensive relocation assistance to move to Berlin plus visa application support
  • Healthy discount on weekly HelloFresh boxes
  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources plus access to the HelloFresh Academy
  • Subsidised childcare with a professional nannying agency
  • Free access to Headspace, biweekly in-house yoga classes (remote since March 2020)
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment of 70+ different nationalities
  • Additional perks include: Free crash course in German, compensation for advanced external German classes, discounts for our neighboring gym & Urban Sports Club, summer & winter parties, discount on our HelloFresh GO vending machines
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is on a mission to change the way people eat, forever!

Since our 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub, Berlin, we’ve become the world's leading meal kit provider, delivering to over 4.2 million households worldwide in 14 countries across 3 continents. 

Our Engineering, Data, Product and Security teams are located in Berlin and New York and are critical to what we do. From procurement tools to conversion rate optimization, live pricing tools, payment services and add-on upselling features, we work on a wide variety of challenging problems. The result is a high output where we constantly build and release features and engines that make our business thrive, allowing us to deliver real financial impact.

Our more than 7,000 employees from over 70+ nationalities are the heart and soul of our diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment where innovation and smart, fast action is encouraged. 

We will encourage you to make an immediate impact in your area of work as well as empower you to grow your career with us.

You can get a taste of what we've been working on by checking out our tech blog

Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within 5 business days. 

For insight into our interview process take a look at our recent post here

We are HelloFresh

At HelloFresh we embrace and welcome diversity and we currently employ over 7,000 individuals globally who contribute to this. We employ individuals based on their ability to perform a job rather than on the basis of their: race, national origin, color, caste, social origin or position, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political opinion, marital status or any other characteristic. We encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunity employer – everyone is welcome at our table.

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