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Head of Data Engineering

At Runtastic we believe in helping people improve their fitness and overall health. Moreover, we believe in creating an exciting work environment in which we can thrive personally, professionally... and even physically. Team members from all over the world get together in our inviting offices to tackle unusual and fascinating challenges every day. We offer a number of benefits and let our creativity run wild on our Days of New Ideas. Because only if our employees are happy can our hundreds of millions of users be happy too.



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As our new Head of Data Engineering you will lead and develop our Data Engineers and help them evolve our central data platform and make use of our treasury of data. You will:

  • Lead, inspire, and grow our data-loving team
  • Hire for our continuously growing team
  • Challenge and mentor team members in their personal and professional development
  • Work closely with Data Scientists, Infrastructure team, and various stakeholders from different departments
  • Manage projects within the scope of our data strategy
  • Ensure and improve the quality, availability, security, and performance of our data architecture and services


  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in software engineering
  • Experience as team lead of a software engineering team
  • Excellent communication and people management skills
  • Dedication to servant leadership
  • Experience working in an agile set-up
  • Preferably, professional experience in using Hadoop, Spark, Flume, MS SQL Server, other databases
  • Technology enthusiast and visionary with a strong proactive mindset
  • Degree in Business Informatics, Computer Science, or a related field (university or higher technical institute)
  • Excellent English skills, German is a plus



Marlene Bl├╝ml
HR Manager
+43 660 7211826