Head of Data Factory

26 mars 2021
Scale up
Secteur(s) : Retail
Sector(s) : Retail
Expertise(s) : Top management, Data
Expertise(s) : Top management, Data

REEMIND, Digital & Executive search and advisory firm, is looking for a Head of Factory for a fast growing e-commerce scale-up in Europe.


is the core of our client’s business. For this role, we are looking for a highly technical, hands-on and mission-driven Head of Factory, to lead the team in charge of building an advanced infrastructure for the company.

The Factory is split into 4 different teams to transform RAW into information and then into knowledge: Engineering, Business Intelligence, and Tracking & Governance.

Oversee the overall operations of the factory

  • Lead the roadmap and manage its execution
  • Design an efficient and robust architecture for storing and making accessible terabytes of in a context of hyper-growth
  • Identify the needs of different teams and design systems to respond especially when launching new projects
  • Consolidate and move our current platform and pipelining to the highest standards

Data governance and team management

  • Setup and industrialize strong data governance targeting quality and autonomy within the company
  • Be a data ambassador and build bridges between architecture, product, business and operational teams
  • Collaborate with Scientist teams to create advanced applications
  • Teach and mentor stakeholders to make them autonomous in data manipulation
  • Recruit and train the best , BI & tracking engineers. Be a mentor for less experimented engineers


  • Master’s degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math)
  • 10+ years of background as Engineer or other related position, with an experience in designing, shipping and maintaining large scale platforms and interfaces with multiple dependencies across teams
  • A passion for ecosystems and technology in general: active technical watch, technical blogging or even contributing to open source software is a big plus
  • An ability to work effectively with databases: SQL / NoSQL is necessary
  • A solid experience on how to build and manage a data lake and a datamart
  • A strong experience with distributed systems such as Spark, Flink, Kafka, is a big plus
  • Knowledge of AWS or any other cloud solution is required
  • An experience with Qlick or other Data Visualisation tool and how to manage BI processes
  • An understanding of the stakes of the company and a pragmatic approach to problems, to create tools that are reliable and quickly usable
  • A talent for communicating complex concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Fluent English is mandatory