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Head of Data Platforms

Job Description

Head of Data Platforms (12 month FTC)


Northamptonshire (Hybrid working - very flexible)

£95,000 - £110,000

Xcede is excited to be partnered with a leading organisation within the Electronics industry who are looking for a Head of Data Platforms to spearhead their enterprise data platform and be the face of the EDP across the business. This is a 12 month FTC with a possibility of permanent employment afterwards depending on performance.

You will be responsible for building the platform and it's features, managing a team of Data Engineers and contributing to the overall strategy/operating model.

Key skills/experience required:

  • Solid industry experience in building Data Engineering platforms
  • Understanding of how to manage an enterprise level data platform
  • Extensive experience using Snowflake for cloud services (AWS)
  • Hands on engineering leader (still at least 50/60% hands on)
  • Experience managing a team of 5+ Data Engineers
  • Ability to contribute to target operating model
  • Python expertise
  • Data Management expert
  • Excellent people skills with senior level stakeholders
  • Ability to present o business stakeholders

For more information, please send an up-to-date CV to

Data Engineering, Data Pipelines, AWS, Snowflake, APIs, Management, Data Platform, Python