Head of Data Engineering

Engineering & Product – PARIS, FR
Department Engineering & Product
Employment Type Internal - Permanent employee
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

About the team 🚀

At Smart, Data is absolutely core.

We ingest multiple billions of events per day. This data is then transformed and crunched to be used by our customers and everybody throughout the company, whether it is for BI analysis, data science algorithms (clustering and optimization), customer reporting and invoicing and more.

Our Data Team is responsible for building a scalable and robust platform that handles log ingestion, data storage and optimization, aggregation and external access through dedicated APIs.

 Your mission 👇

Our Head of Data will report directly to our CTO and will be responsible for the overall design, availability and performance of the stack. She/he will work closely with our Chief Product Officer and our Global Head of Data Analytics.

  • Drive and grow our Data-Dev team, with a passion for large-scale challenges and new technologies. Help recruiting new talents.
  • Design a performant and robust architecture for storing and making accessible terabytes of data
  • Identify data needs and design systems to respond especially when launching new projects
  • Write high quality, maintainable code and drive improvements in our development environment
  • Work closely with data scientists to define and develop infrastructure and distributed machine learning services
  • Keep on top of the emerging technology best practices and champion these within the organization.
  • Contribute to promoting a strong engineering culture and passion for quality and things well done

 About you  💪

  • Master Degree in a technical field (Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Math)
  • Solid background in building performant and responsive data architectures
  • A passion for data ecosystems and an experience in the shipping of large scale projects with multiple dependencies across teams
  • You like working with problems involving huge amounts of data with requirements for high throughput and millisecond response times.
  • Fluent in development languages (Java, Scala, Python…)
  • Experience with big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Hive, MapReduce, Kafka…) and an enthusiasm to discover and push new technical environments
  • Ability to work effectively with databases: SQL (SQL Server & MySQL), NoSQL
  • Talent for clearly communicating complex concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Must be proactive, self-directed and organised
  • Fluent in English and French

Why you should apply... 

  • 👫 We are one! At Smart, we care for our people. We are certified Great Place To Work and are constantly improving our working environment. Meet the team:  
  • 👍 Grow with us! You will work in a challenging and fast-paced profitable context with varied projects and get awesome opportunities to develop your skills and grow internally.
  • 👊 Leave your mark! Smart is a human-size company. Our employees thrive under autonomy and can easily have a strong impact on our business, customers and organization.
  • ✈️ Live global! You will work across countries & cultures through career path or Backpackers Program, our interoffice exchange program to boost employees’ collaboration.

  • 🎯 We are transparent! We speak with fact and data and have a true culture of feedback. We believe in an open world and show a strong sense of integrity both internally & externally.
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