Big Data Platform Owner

FIND THE PEOPLE YOU'VE CROSSED PATHS WITH

Launched in January 2014, happn is the first 100% mobile, geo-localized and real time dating app. happn helps you find the people you’ve crossed paths with in real life and gives you a second chance at a first impression!

Our growth is staggering: happn recently surpassed the 40 million user barrier and is a truly international app present in the world's largest cities including Paris, London, New York, New Delhi, Sao Paulo, Istanbul, Buenos Aires, Sydney, Oslo ... and many more. Happn has a dedicated and highly motivated team of 95 people based in Paris.

Want to join a young and dynamic team?

Your role

You will join a growing team of 12+ people (data scientists, analysts and engineer experts) whose objective is to help the company to accelerate in data leveraging in every part of the organization (data-driven decision making, user value proposition personalization, process optimization, monetization, …).

As a Data Platform owner, directly reporting to Chief Data Officer, you will be in charge of the orchestration of the Big Data platform roadmap in order to maximize the associated value created for the company.

The Big Data platform covers Business Intelligence assets (datawarehouse based on Big Query, airflow, Tableau), some real-time events processing capabilities (pubsub, dataflow, ...) and a machine learning industrialization framework under development (tensorflow, …). The data collected and processed in the platform result from a large number of systems: happn application back-end and front-end services, diverse provider’s platforms (Adjust, Braze, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). In addition to leveraging our data to deliver business monitoring KPIs and deep insights for the business teams, we are developing this platform with a patrimonial approach (structuration and enrichment the data asset through data processing and incorporation of external data) and to allow the development of a wide range of services (real-time scoring, prediction services, …).

1) As a Data Platform owner, you will directly contribute to (non exhaustive list):
  • Maintain and continuously improve the architecture of the Data Management Platform and our internal product analytics tool.
  • Contribute to requirements definition across Product, Analytics and Engineering for a suite of data tools and projects that could be either conceived internally (console, Tableau) or sourced externally (ML micro-services, visualization tool, new ETL framework, etc.).
  • Partner with data engineers and scientists to help define, put into production and monitor most- impactful machine learning models.
2) You will elaborate roadmaps to continually define, implement and optimize the Big Data platform and maintain the associated product backlog:
  • Maintain and continuously improve the architecture of the Data Management Platform and our internal product analytics tool.
  • Contribute to requirements definition across Product, Analytics and Engineering for a suite of data tools and projects that could be either conceived internally (console, Tableau) or sourced externally (ML micro-services, visualization tool, new ETL framework, etc.).
  • Partner with data engineers and scientists to help define, put into production and monitor most- impactful machine learning models.
3) You will contribute to develop and maintain happn’s data asset:
  • Research, select and manage internal and external data providers to enrich the big data platform with new valuable datasets
  • Constantly collaborate with the analysts & data scientists to ensure valuable and meaningful data transformation
4) You will contribute to ensure that the data platform is fully compliant with the latest regulations for data privacy (GDPR)

Skills

  • Masters’ degree from a top engineering or business school
  • 5 / 6 years of experience in the digital domain (product owner, digital project management, …). Consulting background appreciated
  • Excellent communication and moderation skills
  • Strong analytical mind, autonomous and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible minded, organisational talent, ability to cope under boxed time scenarios
  • Proven records working on a data platform of any kind and setting up environment for a larger user group
  • Decent know-how in min one of products in the BI reporting tool landscape and knowledge the Data Science projects issues and some associated technological frameworks
  • Knowledge and understanding of data governance requirements and processes
  • Fluent in French and English

Our plus

  • A start-up located right in the heart of Paris (Sentier/Bonne Nouvelle), having restaurants every 10 meters
  • A tennis table, a baby foot, some LANs
  • Mac or PC, choose your favorite laptop !
  • Free charms for the app ;)

Find the people you’ve crossed paths with, thanks to happn !

happn is available for free on iPhone and Android.