Head of Software & Data Engineering

Job title: Head of Software & Data Engineering

Company: Pelico

Location: Paris

Job Description: Are you ready to be part of a groundbreaking company at the forefront of Industry 4.0? Pelico is on a mission to drive the transition of factories towards greater resilience, agility, and resource efficiency through data-driven collaboration.Pelico, headquartered in Paris, France, emerged in 2019 as a result of merging the finest talents from the realms of Tech, Data Science, and Manufacturing. With operations expanding swiftly in France, Germany, and the United States, we are a dynamic force transforming the factory supply chain landscape. Our growth trajectory is fueled by unwavering support from Tier 1 VCs like 83North and reknowned investors, including CEOs from renowned companies like Datadog and Mirakl.Pelico’s operations management platform gives factory teams the agility and resilience to quickly respond to any supply chain disruptions, and act fast to mitigate their impact. With the platform, factory teams align on a single source of truth to anticipate bottlenecks, prioritize corrective actions, speed up cross-functional collaboration, and simulate alternative production and repair scenarios.Job DescriptionAs a Head of Software & Data Engineering at Pelico, you will be at the forefront of driving excellence in data integration while leading and developing a team of highly skilled engineers. Your role encompasses both technical expertise and team management skills to ensure the seamless execution of projects and foster a collaborative and innovative work environment.What you’ll do & learn 📖

  • Team Management:
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of data and software engineers to achieve their highest potential.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning within the team.
  • Provide guidance on engineering fundamentals, best practices, and ensure the team’s adherence to quality and security standards.
  • Conduct regular assessments of team performance, gather feedback, and implement strategies for improvement.
  • Project Coordination:
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage software and data integration projects, ensuring successful delivery within agreed timelines and budgets.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional departments to understand business needs and translate them into technical solutions.
  • Implement systems and processes to proactively identify and resolve issues, ensuring a seamless data integration experience for clients.
  • Customer-Facing Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the Customer Operations team to align data integration strategies with customer preferences and needs.
  • Implement data-driven decision-making processes to enhance the overall customer experience.
  • Embrace multiple communication channels to effectively engage with customers and address their requirements.
  • Operational Excellence:
  • Identify opportunities to accelerate customer deployments by building reusable assets and drive associated technical roadmap.
  • Drive efficiency through standardization of processes across the organization, reducing errors, improving consistency, and streamlining operations.
  • Optimize existing processes regularly, gathering insights from team members and implementing improvements to meet evolving needs.
  • Utilize data and analytics to provide objective guidance for impactful decision-making.
  • Technical Leadership:
  • Leverage your extensive technical expertise to guide and contribute to the development of data integration projects.
  • Collaborate with the team to define and implement robust data pipeline architectures, automation processes, and software solutions.
  • Oversee the design, development, and maintenance of the data stack, ensuring alignment with business and product needs.

Pelico promotes inclusion and non-discrimination, and acts daily in favour of social mix, gender equality, senior citizens & disabilityWhat you embody 🎯

  • At least 10 years of data and software engineering experience, ideally in a SAAS environment
  • Proven experience in planning, coordinating and managing data-rich products or complex data pipelines
  • Excellent leadership skills with a track record of leading and developing high-performance teams
  • Credible counterpart to work directly with customers and find solutions together
  • You are mastering on Python Javascript, C++, Kotlin, You-name-it… but note that we hire based on engineering fundamentals rather than familiarity with specific technologies
  • SQL expert
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to engage effectively with team members and clients
  • Proactive, Autonomous, results oriented and you excel in stimulating environments
  • Bilingual English mandatory (verbal & written), French is a plus

Technical Stack 💻

  • Python
  • Airflow
  • PostgreSQL
  • Gitlab CI/CD
  • Linux
  • Docker

What we offer 💡Join an exciting adventure with a lot of challenges at all levels!

  • Work on a highly impactful product that users love!
  • Office location at the heart of Paris (75002)
  • Stock Options for every pelican
  • Remote flexibility & 6 weeks of Work from Anywhere
  • Premium health coverage : Alan Blue
  • 50% meal allowance: 10€/day worked (Swile card)
  • 50% public transportation or equivalent in sustainable mobility package
  • Team events every quarter

Our recruitment Process 📣 * HR Introduction of 45 mins by GG Meet

  • Tech Interview
  • Immersive Onsite: a) 45mins with a Customer Operations Manager b) 20 mins Case study preparation + 40 mins Restitution + 30mins iterations with team members.
  • Debrief with Chief Customer Officer
  • Ref check & offer letter to join Pelico within 48 hours


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