Data Pipeline Manager


Are you passionate about the world of data? Would you like to be a part of building and leading a brand-new team of skilled data engineers? Do you enjoy focusing on bringing in data in new ways to be used across the business?


If so, you could be a great candidate to take on the role as a Manager for our brand-new Data Pipeline Team!


The Data department in Kindred consists of five teams and our vision is to drive and support Kindred to become and to be recognized as the most data-driven gambling company in the world! Right now, we are in the process of taking our data platform to the next level to come closer to our vision. We want to make sure data becomes widely available to be used all throughout Kindred.


When building our new platform, we are considering all exciting parameters. Such as, how to best use cloud, how we best support going into new geographical regions and how we best design our platform for scalability and real-time, but always with a cost effective approach in mind.


To support our vision we are now setting up our new Data Pipeline team focusing on building and managing a best-in-class real-time and batch flow of data into our Data platform. Our other teams in the Data department are focusing on using the data coming in from our Data Pipeline, e.g. for aggregations, reporting, dashboarding, datamarts, big data applications, machine learning and analytics.


About the role


As a Manager for our Data Pipeline team you will be responsible for the technical vision, the people in the team and the implementation of processes to make sure deliveries and the quality are maintained. You need to have great data domain knowledge and know what it means to manage a data team. You will manage Data Engineers, Domain Architect, Product Manager and Governance manager as well as people from other department supporting the team with services like Devops.


The team is working with technologies like Kafka for real-time flow of data and storing the data in AWS S3 and other landing areas deployed in AWS. Data is coming in both from internal sources via change data capture (CDC) as well as other type of external sources. There is a constant flow of real-time data with 24/7 uptime requirement and making sure data is ready to be used.


To be successful in this role you need to:


  • Have a great technical understanding of what it means to handle real-time flow of data at enterprise level with quality in mind for all aspects
  • Maintain a business mindset for how the team can provide the best service and business value
  • Enjoy managing and motivating people in the team to do a great job by listening to them and conducting regularly reviews of their performance
  • Recruit and build up the team, running interviews and make sure you build a high-performing team
  • You know what it means to set up processes to make sure data quality and usefulness of data meets enterprise type of usage of the data.
  • Have a structured approach and provide clear status updates to the people you work with
  • Believe in an agile way of working where the end result and business value is the main focus
  • Have good communication skills and being able to communicate with both technical and commercial focused stakeholders


Application process


Click on the "Apply Now" button and complete the short web form. Please add a cover letter in English to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon.


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