Head of Data (all genders)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

Your Responsibilities

As Head of Data at FRIDAY you will lead and develop our team of analysts, engineers & scientists.

In this role you will lead the team’s engagement with business stakeholders and executives by creating strong partnerships in order to push a data driven culture within FRIDAY.

Your goal is to build a world-class data team through effective processes and people management, helping our engineers, analysts and scientists discover and grow into their full potential.

  • Own and enhance our AWS-based data platform and data architecture    

  • Together with the CTO and CPO you will develop the data strategy and vision for our product    

  • You will lead the effort to become a fully data driven culture by ensuring the data team is well integrated in the company     

  • You are passionate about quality and security and will build the right tools and processes to ensure the availability and quality of all our data.

  • Partner with business and product teams to bring data in our operational processes and to leverage the information as a benefit for customers and the company    

  • Join the team hands-on to solve technical challenges

  • Develop people from your team using coaching, mentoring and feedback (Career Path, Feedbacks, etc.)     

  • Work with Team People to attract, onboard and retain our top talent

Your ideal background and skillset
  • 5+ years of experience leading, developing and scaling agile data     teams

  • Proven skills and hands-on experience in creating and managing an enterprise-wide Data Platform, while setting best practices for security, privacy, monitoring & alerting, and CI/CD

  • A very good understanding of modern data tool stacks and cloud technologies (AWS, Spark, Presto, Airflow, MLFlow)

  • Experience with implementing data products across multiple business units

  • Strong stakeholder facing skills and the ability to communicate complex analytical concepts with confidence

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have :

  • Experience in the insurance industry and the regulation in this industry     

  • Prior experience in startup environments

  • Experience developing projects in a microservice architecture     

  • Experience with various technologies and curiosity for more

What you can expect from us:
What you can expect from us:
  • Opportunity to work for one of the fast-rising technology company in Europe
  • Great office locations
  • Development ecosystem comprised of the state-of-the-art technology stack, using modern technology
  • Close collaboration with the FRIDAY-Team of InsurTech experts based in Berlin
  • Culture of diversity and creativity with smart people who take pride in what they do
  • Work-life balance with no dress code and bureaucracy
About us

FRIDAY is the essence of over 180 individuals, who build a strong “we”. We are a technology company with an insurance license and have offices in Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, and France. Together we all pull in the same direction: In becoming the most popular digital insurer in Europe.


We are already one of the fastest-growing Insurtechs across Europe and care for our employees, their ambitions, dreams, and challenges. Together we build an environment where everybody feels empowered to explore, grow and shape a better future for us, our customers, and the world around us - this is what makes us a unique employer. Join us today and let’s shape our tomorrow.

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