Head of Data Engineering

| Santa Monica
About the Head of Data Engineering at Headspace:
The Headspace Data Circle is empowering the organization using deep insights that matter. We are seeking a talented and motivated leader to accelerate our efforts to drive trust, adoption and democratization of data. The Head of Data Engineering will work closely with Analytics, Infrastructure and Product teams to build systems of intelligence empowering product development while uncovering business opportunities from behavioral data. A successful candidate will be both technically strong and business savvy.

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • Lead and scale a talented team of data engineers responsible for data pipelining, collection, management, and integration
  • Work with engineering teams and direct reports to ensure data integrity, quality, governance, stability, accessibility, durability, and performance
  • Provide thought leadership on entire data collection, integration and storage process as well as implementation of analytics platforms
  • Execute on high-value roadmaps regarding data platform infrastructure to further facilitate Data Science team's analytics efforts
  • Mentor data engineers on best-practices regarding software architecture, Identity management systems and data collection

What you’ve accomplished:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience, ideally 5+ years managing teams, with a proven ability to attract, develop and inspire top talent in the world of data engineering
  • Expertise with Big Data platforms and engineering tools such as (Spark, S3, mParticle, Segment, GTM, etc)
  • Strong experience leading and managing teams of approx. 10 data engineers
  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience running and optimizing data collection and storage
  • Proficient with Analytics and BI tools such as Looker, Tableau, Interana, Amplitude, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Experience building out both batch-processing and real-time data pipelines and streaming APIs
  • Close attention to detail and solid project management, prioritization and organization skills
  • Proven ability to stay current in burgeoning data technologies/platforms and apply new tech where it can create uplift
  • Comfortable working in heavily-collaborative environments between Engineering, Data Science, and Executive teams

How to get started:
If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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Technology we use

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    • ReactLibraries
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    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Headspace is located in the heart of Santa Monica on Michigan and Cloverfield. Bergamont train station is right behind our office.

What are Headspace Perks + Benefits

Headspace Benefits Overview

Unlimited Time Off
Lifetime Headspace Subscription
$500/year learning and development budget
$75 gym stipend
Daily catered lunch and fully stocked fridge
Parking
Full Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Voluntary Coverage
Basic Life AD&D
Flexible Spending Account
401k
Commuter Benefit

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
$75 gym stipend each month
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Paid Time Off Poilicy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$500 Conference budget
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Quarterly Hackathons. Optional group meditations daily. Competitive salaries. Unlimited PTO. Daily catered lunch.

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