Head of Data

Recruiter
Harnham Search & Selection
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Data AWS, Kafka, Python

£80,000 £110,000 depending on experience

London

This leading sportsmedia streaming company are looking for a Head of Data to lead their talented data team and to lead the growth and development of the team.


THE COMPANY:

This company are one of the market leaders in the world of sport streaming. They have rapidly grown to over 700 employees and have experienced huge amounts of customer growth. They are now operating in more than 10 countries, signing exclusive rights with some of the leading sport broadcasters in the world.


THE ROLE:

As the Head of Data, you will:

Take full ownership over the data strategy of the team, moving towards a very scalable, realtime streaming infrastructure AWS, Python, Kafka, Spark.
Lead a team of data engineers, software devs, devops etc
Recruit the best talent on the market to the team, and hire at least 8 heads in the next 12 months


YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERTISE:

As the Head of Data, you will:

Have experience building small teams into large units on multiple occasions
Have experience transforming the data infrastructure of previous companies, staying close to the cutting edge of technology.
Have a strong understanding of Big Data technology, mainly AWS, Spark, Hadoop, Kafka etc.


BENEFITS:

The chance to lead a highly scalable data environment, whilst transforming the way the company uses data.
To make the step up into a position of ownership, both technically and personally.
Earn a salary of up to £110,000 + benefit package.

Please register your interest to Josh Carter at Harnham, or contact

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