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🕹 Tech Lead Data & Cloud

Job description

🤖 The Job

Dataroots researches, designs, and codes robust data-driven solutions & platforms for various sectors, with a strong focus on DataOps and MLOps. As a tech lead for the data & cloud unit, you drive our team to achieve optimal design and implement strategies for our clients.

The role of the tech lead, first and foremost, starts with a passion for a qualitative best-practice driven approach to solution design. As a tech lead, you strive to help our team deliver top-notch quality with state-of-the-art technology. Cloud, data and software engineering have their own set of meticulously designed best practices and tooling. You coach and guide our team as a safeguard to delivering the top-notch quality that Dataroots stands for. This allows us to together, deliver qualitative, maintainable and understandable solutions that are built to last.

The data and cloud landscapes are tied together, and both evolve rapidly. You tackle issues with an open mindset and assist with your technical expertise or by being the missing link in the chain to bring people together. You are open to trying new things and not reluctant to work with proven technologies. This role comes with a responsibility to keep pushing the boundaries of technology within Dataroots to drive the company forward by looking for learning opportunities, providing guidance and sharing knowledge.

Next to your know-how and technical excellence, you can clearly communicate with various stakeholders at Dataroots and at our customers. You collaborate closely with our team and clients to determine the best solution.

🎉. What you can expect at Dataroots?

Dataroots was founded in 2016 and, since its beginnings, has focused on helping its customers achieve excellence in their data-driven operations. The only way to do this sustainably is by investing in team well-being, diversity, knowledge sharing and customer experience. This quality-first focus has allowed sustained and healthy growth over the years. Join a team where you can have an impact on our growth story. Read up more on our DNA over at

Job requirements

💪  The Skills

-   You have proven experience with the implementation of cloud data platforms. You are opinionated on the components of a modern data stack.

-   You can apply your experience in AWS, GCP or Azure.

-   You have experience with some of these technologies:

-   Containerisation with Docker and K8s

-   Infrastructure as Code with tools like Terraform

-   Data transformations with Spark or dbt

-   Data orchestration with Airflow or Prefect

-   Data lake-/warehousing with Snowflake or Databricks

-   Networking & security best practices

-   You have 3+ years of programming experience in languages such as Python, SQL, Scala, Go, Bash, or HCL.

-   You have a proven track record of ensuring the delivery of high-quality solutions in a team setting.

-   You know about the latest developments in our field and the latest trends and technologies.

-   You apply the KISS principle in your day-to-day work, we strive to use the right tool for the right job.

-   You proactively gather information and create opinions on new tools and technologies.

-   You have an analytics and solution-oriented mindset.

-   You can communicate and explain technical content to stakeholders with different levels of technical understanding.

-   You speak English fluently, a word of Dutch or French is a plus.

Was this list a bit much? Don't worry, we don't expect you to tick every box from the beginning. Most of all, we are looking for colleagues with the same passion for personal and team development as the rest of us.

💰 The Offer

* An attractive salary package with extralegal benefits such as a company car & fuel card or mobility budget, hospitalisation insurance, group insurance, and a high-end laptop and a smartphone.

* A personal & team training budget to further your professional career.

* Your innovation budget to work on cool, educational, challenging and open-source projects within your guild.

* (Virtual) Team Buildings, team gatherings to let off steam and be part of our sports initiatives.

🇧🇪 Our main offices are in Leuven and Ghent, with co-working spaces in Charleroi and Antwerp. These locations are always available for brainstorming sessions or team events. As a Dataroots consultant, much work can be performed remotely, but you will most likely also visit our clients on-site.

Ready for a new chapter as a Tech Lead Data & Cloud at Dataroots? Super! Apply now! 🎉