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Director of Analytics Engineering

Posted: 7 Apr 2021 Closes: 7 May 2021
London, England Competitive
Permanent & Full-time CHE_2aad3ad0-6abc-4d74-a0f9-d89965ba1627


We're building the connected finance businesses deserve. Unleashing them with tomorrow's technology, today. Our flexible payments solutions help global enterprises - like Samsung, Deliveroo and Adidas - launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.

We liberate smart, passionate people to collaborate, innovate and do their best work - faster. That's why we're one of the most valuable fintech firms around. But we're just getting started. By cutting through financial complexity, we'll empower companies to change the world. Join us. Unlock your potential.

Build tomorrow, today.

The Director of Analytics Engineering will play a fundamental role in shaping the direction of our Business Intelligence function, focusing primarily on the enablement of other Checkout teams to self-serve data. You will be responsible for a team of Analytics Engineers which will ensure our Data Warehouse models are developed to a high-standard, modelled according to business definitions, documented, catalogued, tested and structured in a way which will leverage our BI platform (Looker) in the best way possible to enable other teams to self-serve data.

Key Responsibilities:
    • Lead the strategy/mission of our Self-Serve function.
    • Establish a roadmap, OKRs and KPIs, focused on outcomes, which will allow us to achieve our goals/mission.
    • Develop relationships with senior stakeholders, promoting the use of analytics and data-led thinking across the business, measured by adoption of our Business Intelligence platform.
    • Lead, manage and mentor a team of Analytics Engineers, ensuring they are growing in their careers and their work has the maximum impact.
    • Own the development, architecture and governance of our Data Warehouse, data models and tooling. Ensure our Data Warehouse ELT pipelines are designed to high technical standards.
    • Be a subject matter expert in our data sets, metrics, dimensions and reporting/Business Intelligence stack (Looker)

About You:
    • 5+ years leading an Analytics Engineering/BI Dev function in a fast-paced environment.
    • Experience in Data Warehousing and self-serve analytics.
    • An analytical and results-driven mindset.
    • Excellent, hands-on SQL skills. Coding skills are desirable.
    • Experience with MPP databases, preferably Snowflake.
    • Experience with SDLC tooling and processes within the context of a Data Engineering function: git, CI/CD, etc.
    • Experience designing and implementing ELT pipelines (we use dbt).
    • Experience with at least one cloud-based Business Intelligence platform (we use Looker).


What we stand for

At, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.


We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.


We don't stop at 'good' here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.


We're proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.

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We empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1000 people across 17 international offices. To date, we've raised a total of $830 million, with our recent Series C valuing us at $15 billion.

We believe in equal opportunities is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.

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