Head of Data (all genders)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Warsaw

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:

  • Employment contract with a competitive salary, attractive benefits including 30 days of vacation, and Medical Insurance extended package with full dentist and medicine reimbursements.
  • Remote work opportunity, and to have a decent workspace at home we do have a once per year 
    Home Office Allowance paid out!
  • Development ecosystem comprised of the state-of-the-art technology stack, using microservices architecture
  • We know that smart people need freedom, an inspiring working environment and trust to thrive – we offer you that :
    • No dress code, bureaucracy or political crap.
    • Culture of diversity and creativity with smart people who take pride in what they do
    • International environment – Bases in Warsaw, Berlin, Paris and Luxembourg colleagues from 30 nations.
    • Office space in the heart of Warsaw for those who prefer working from office! 
  • Learning is highly encouraged and required – We offer you a training budget.
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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