Head of Data Lake

Reference No: WD-0006795

What's the role?

In the role as Head of Data Lake, you will be part of the Information Management Leadership Team and own our Data Engineering and Data Lake Environments globally. You lead a global team of Data Engineers and, together with your peers, actively contribute to the continuous development of our Information Management approach which is the foundation of our digital transformation.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 23,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

In your role as Global Head of Data Lake, you represent the Information Management Department in partnering the business to develop the data foundation for our analytics capabilities across the organization globally. You and your team own Hilti´s central data engineering and data access environments. You work closely with stakeholders from various business and IT functions and deliver fitting data integration and data engineering solutions for the various data, reporting and analytics needs. You and your team operate our Data Access Platform on Azure and our Data Lake on AWS incl. all integration and data engineering solutions. You actively contribute to the definition and development of our solution- and data-architecture, as well as to the development of the necessary governance policies and technologies. You take global responsibility, have the big picture in mind and contribute to the development and implementation of our Information Management Strategy. You lead and develop your team as well as external partners, and ensure that the required capabilities are in place.

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative and more productive team. The Information Management Group in Hilti´s Global IT provides innovative solutions for Data Management, Data Engineering, Business Intelligence, and Data Science to the entire company.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.
Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits.

Why should you apply?

For this position, we are seeking out-of-the-box thinking, innovative and open-minded leaders with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a global team setting. If you combine strong analytical skills with knowledge and experience in Business Intelligence, Data Engineering & Analytics, if you claim to have excellent written and verbal communication skills and if you can demonstrate success presenting in a clear and compelling manner to cross-functional stakeholders, you are exactly what we are looking for.

What you need is:

  • MS in Business Administration, Information Technology or similar; PhD is a plus
  • Experience in Data Engineering, Business Analytics or related fields
  • Experience in developing and managing global teams; passion for people management
  • Experience in Project Management, Agile working, Strategy development, Networking & Stakeholder Management
  • Affinity to Business Processes, Business Process Steering, Change Management, and Business Value Creation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; proven ability to communicate with stakeholders on all levels

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”

- James, Customer service representative (sales)

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