Data Engineering & Data Platform Director

Data Engineering & Data Platform Director


Stockholm, Sweden

Are you passionate about leading innovative data initiatives and shaping the future of a company where data will be central to its success?

Join Mentimeter as our Data Engineering & Data Platform Director, where you will play a crucial role in expanding and guiding our Data Platform Team to achieve mission-critical business goals.

What you’ll do

  • Lead and nurture a team of 6 data engineers to design, develop, and deliver modern data platform capabilities and data ecosystem for the company;
  • Collaborate closely with data engineers, data professionals, engineering leadership and business stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them into data platform capabilities;
  • Define roadmap and requirements for our data platform based on internal and external customer needs, business objectives and market trends;
  • Prioritize data platform capabilities and initiatives to maximize business value;
  • Guide the data platform team and engineering through enhancements of data flows across the data ecosystem;
  • Mentoring and coaching team members to improve skills and knowledge in relevant areas;
  • Develop and manage project plans, timelines, and budgets for data platform initiatives;
  • Ensuring compliance with data governance policies and security standards;
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies in data engineering, and identify opportunities for innovation and improvement.

We believe you have

  • 10 years of experience working with data engineering and data platforms, with at least 4 dedicated years nurturing and leading a team;
  • Strong understanding of data engineering concepts and technologies, including data pipelines, ETL/ELT processes, data warehousing, and cloud-based data platforms;
  • Experience with agile development methodologies;
  • Great communication, interpersonal, and project management skills - you connect with team members and stakeholders, ensuring everyone is aligned and informed;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills enabling you to approach challenges with a thoughtful and solution-orientated mindset, including communicating technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and adapt to changing priorities;
  • Ability to flourish in a dynamic, exciting, and fast-paced environment.

Nice to have

  • Experience with AWS, Snowflake, DBT and product management experience.

Not required

  • Swedish is not required (as daily work is carried out in English and the Mentimeter team currently boasts 50+ different nationalities).

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