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Technical Lead - Data Platforms (Azure)

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Technical Lead - Data Platforms (Azure)

We are currently looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our growing team as the Technical Lead for Data Platforms.

If you are reading this, you probably already know that Polestar is an electric performance car brand. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner, and driver. The thrill of driving the car, the digital experience of buying, owning, and controlling a Polestar require us to push the limits of technology and software development. Sustainability has been there from the beginning, and we have set a moonshot goal for climate-neutral cars in 2030. There is an ocean of opportunities in this for talented IT professionals who want to dive in and make a difference. 

About the team 

In this role, you will be part of the growing Data & Analytics team that is responsible for establishing information as a corporate asset and driving the adoption of data-driven decision-making throughout the company. 

About the role 

As the Technical Lead – Data Platforms, you will be responsible for the execution of deliverables and roadmap for our data platform solutions. You will also translate business objectives set by business into technical deliverables and features, as such, the Technical Lead is an executor and the visionary force behind the technical solution, working closely with Digital Leads, Architects, BI Developers, Data Engineers, and Business Stakeholders to deliver new or updated data platform solution.

What you will do 

  • Be responsible for execution and planning within the data platforms team, which includes coordinating and delegating the team's responsibilities and working proactively with removing obstacles to team deliverables    
  • Mentoring and support for the data platform team members, partially by being hands-on and engage in the development of the analytic solutions
  • Leading workshops and meetings together with business stakeholders to ensure alignment and that wanted effects from the data platform solutions are achieved.
  • Proactively demo analytical capabilities throughout the company to spark ideas for improved decision making
  • Supporting the data platform team in problem-solving, balancing priorities, and clarifying trade-offs as well as in architectural and technical issues 
  • Establish/organize the team's development process, including elements such as releases, product demos, end-user training, and workshops
  • Conducting Azure Data Product development work in joint or own projects
  • Work across the full stack depending on where you can drive the highest impact, including data engineering, back-end, as well as testing and cloud infrastructure
  • Keep up to date and evaluating the latest technologies in analytics
  • Responsible for highlighting resource needs and participating in the recruitment process of new members

Who you are  

  • Seen as an expert within the technical components of data platforms
  • Seasoned developer or technical lead with deep insight into the newest technologies and trends
  • Minimum 5 years of programming experience in SQL
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of data supply chain including ETL design and architecture with main focus on MS Azure
  • Experience in identifying use cases for creating business value by leveraging data capabilities
  • Experience in data modelling and taking analysis models from prototype stage to implementation in business processes
  • Experience from various industries and data model types
  • Big Data experience is a plus
  • Has deep tech knowledge around data platform architecture
  • Experience in agile ways of working, as well as strong skills of managing technical priorities within the backlog

Personal Qualities  

  • High energy and passionate individual who inspires teammates to reach their maximum potential  
  • Excited about trying new solutions outside standard approved  
  • Embraces a culture of trust, free thought complete transparency
  • Brave and rebellious, willing to challenge status quo

Polestar - the guiding star

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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