Director of Engineering (Data)

We are looking for a talented, senior leader with a proven record in leading high performing, agile engineering teams with a strong background in building data engineering platforms.
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops intuitive software for the online gaming industry. Our motto is to move “Fearlessly Forward” together. Cooperative innovation is at the center of everything we do – from our games, new products and technologies, to how we collaborate and share inspiration with one another.

What we believe

We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes. Our forte lies in the diversity of our skills – and that comes from the diversity of our people.

Our commitment to you

The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, where we all learn together, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof), and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a friendly, supportive working environment for all. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and enjoy the support to move Fearlessly Forward.

What you'll do

  • Building and scaling a high-performance team through effective hiring, coaching, and development
  • Drive the delivery of a new data analytics platform
  • Prioritizing, planning, and budgeting across engineering functions/operations as a member of the engineering leadership team
  • Empowering the engineering organization to achieve success 
  • Owning the execution of Software Product Development Lifecycle in R&D deliverables.
  • Facilitating multidisciplinary projects involving engineering and other disciplines
  • Partnering with Product Management to ensure engineering's vision for success is aligned with the business goals

What you'll bring

  • A dynamic, self-motivated, creative mindset, with an appreciation of vision and goals
  • Experience of building an analytics platform, able to consider all angles
  • Experience leading engineering orgs for high-growth start up's
  • Extensive experience in working with stakeholders to create hiring strategies to develop quality teams
  • High level architecture skills
  • Passion for good engineering practices and agile culture
  • Track record of building scalable, reliable complex software solutions

What's in it for you

  • Inspiring and fulfilling work at an innovative and values-driven company creating cutting-edge tech
  • Attractive salary and customisable benefits package
  • Flexible working hours and ways of working
  • Contemporary and accessible office environments with a range of workplace perks
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
  • Relocation package for you and your family including soft-landing package services to help you settle in (applicable in Spain, if you are moving from a different city/country). We can offer sponsorship for this role if required
  • Being part of a team with a forward-looking, international mindset and agile working practices
  • A friendly, inclusive and multicultural environment (we are made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking almost 30 languages)
  • Wellbeing programmes, learning and personal growth opportunities
  • A range of employee events throughout the year, including team building activities, Learning Labs, Hackathons and Designathons
  • Opportunities to shape the tech community within and outside of the company, through mentoring and knowledge-sharing
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Calle Severo Ochoa, 16
29590 Málaga Directions View page

Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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