Data Team Lead m/f/d

Berlin /
Engineering /
Born and raised in Berlin, we are Honeypot, Europe's developer-focused job platform. Launched in 2015 and acquired by NWSE (Xing) in 2019, we are a startup with big ambitions.

We are looking for a Data Team Lead to help us advance our Data Analytics, Data Science and Data Engineering capabilities.

As our new Data Team lead, you will have the following responsibilities:

    • You guide, coach and empower our team of 4 consisting of Data Analysts, Data Scientists and Data Engineers and help to further grow the team in the future
    • You help to set individual goals and organize collaboration and communication within and beyond the team
    • You manage the interface to the wider organization, and work closely with Product, Design and Engineering to ensure that plans and goals are aligned
    • You develop an exciting Data strategy and roadmap that your team and the wider company can rally behind
    • You strike a healthy balance between creating innovative data products and delivering new analytical insights while at the same time ensuring operational stability and a solid, debt-free foundation

    • You take a hands-on approach and are excited about working in a mult-disciplinary team and are capable of contributing to the different areas, e.g.:
    • Data engineering: Build and maintain ETLs and API endpoints, Lay a solid data foundation for Analytics and Data Science 
    • Data science: Shape data structures and models, build machine learning pipelines to improve our products, Improve search and recommendations on our platform
    • Data analysis: Support reporting needs on business metrics and product KPIs, enable the company to self-serve through tooling and documentation, support the data-driven and experimentation-friendly culture in our company with fresh insights and ideas

What are we looking for:

    • 4 years of experience as a Data Engineer and/or Data Scientist
    • Experience in people management, either in a prior team lead role or as a mentor to other team members
    • Experience in defining and implementing a data strategy and roadmap, ideally in a startup/scaleup setup comparable to Honeypot (50 to 500 people)
    • Ability to inspire and coach a team to deliver outstanding performance
    • Ability to challenge and influence senior stakeholders, up to management level

Our stack

    • PostgreSQL
    • Python for ETLs and APIs (flask)
    • CircleCI for continuous integration
    • Heroku for cloud hosting of our database and API endpoints
    • Powerbi and trevor as main access points for the data
    • Inputs from multiple internal sources such as Salesforce, our internal Search feature and third parties such as

What we are offering:

    • Join our diverse team of 30+ nationalities
    • A working environment that promotes freedom, autonomy, and values a strong team spirit
    • An atmosphere in which intrinsic motivation is at the top of the agenda
    • Learning & development budget
    • Gym membership
    • Discounted German and English classes during working hours
    • A great work environment, with company outings and regular team events (whenever COVID safe)
    • Remote work possible: 100% right now, flexible post-Covid 
Honeypot offers equal opportunities for all and encourages applicants of all nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, religious backgrounds, gender identities and people with disabilities to apply.