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  • Workflow & Automation
  • Data Science

Sep 2022

Head of Data Engineering

Full Time

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  • Workflow & Automation

Sep 2022

  • Data Science

Job Description


Take advantage of this unique opportunity to actively shape WorkMotion's growth story. As our Head of Data Engineering you’ll have the chance to experience a unique 360° perspective behind the curtains of a textbook hyper-growth scale-up. You will design and implement data strategies and systems and lead large technical teams.

WorkMotion is a well-funded global HR platform enabling companies to hire & onboard employees internationally with just a push of a button without a local branch. We manage payroll, social benefits, and taxes - 100% legally compliant.

What you'll do...

  • Gain thorough understanding of the business and data strategy
  • Design and implement data strategies and systems
  • Lead, motivate, and manage large technical teams
  • Oversee the collection, storage, management, quality, and protection of data
  • Implement data privacy policies and complying with data protection regulations
  • Determine where to cut costs and increase revenue based on insights derived from data
  • Effectively communicate the status, value, and importance of data collection to executive members and staff
  • Knowledge of relevant applications, big data solutions, and tools


What we're looking for...

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • 5-10 years experience in a senior-level data management role.
  • Team management experience.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Analytical mindset


What we offer…

  • Opportunities to get to know some of your colleagues at our offices
  • Competitive salary
  • Merit-based culture with substantial growth opportunities
  • Trust-based work – organize your own schedule. We want to celebrate results, not hours spent working
  • Collaborative team culture where everyone's input is valued
  • Subsidised gym membership subscription and other benefits
  • Training and development allowance

*Some benefits may vary due to local law and regulations.


Who we are…

WorkMotion is a remote-first HR-tech startup founded in 2020. We offer an all-in-one HR platform to our clients, allowing them to compliantly hire the very best talent anywhere in the world (WorkGlobal & WorkDirect). Additionally, we enable our customers to retain their talents by offering them location-flexible temporary employment abroad through our easy to use WorkFlex product.

WorkMotion is led by an experienced founding team, and backed by some of the most renowned investors globally. You will be part of our incredibly intercultural team, distributed all over this beautiful planet and will have the chance to learn and grow with the company. If you like to roll up your sleeves and go all in, we can do it and build the #futureofwork together! We'd love to see you soon.

**No matter what you look like, where you’re from or where you prefer to work, we encourage all to apply. We believe that the more diversified we are, the more we can revolutionize the work


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