We are seeking a strategic technical leader who will be responsible for managing the engineering teams that ensure the performance of the Databricks Runtime (built on Apache Spark) is best in class. This group currently consists of two quickly growing teams:
In this role, you’ll report to the head of our European R&D centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Constant collaboration with the broader company is crucial. In this role, you will work closely with engineering leaders across the company, as well as with product management, field engineering, recruiting and HR to ensure organizational alignment.
Databricks’ mission is to accelerate innovation for its customers by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products. Users achieve faster time-to-value with Databricks by creating analytic workflows that go from ETL and interactive exploration to production. The company also makes it easier for its users to focus on their data by providing a fully managed, scalable, and secure cloud infrastructure that reduces operational complexity and total cost of ownership. Databricks, venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz, NEA and Battery Ventures, among others, has a global customer base that includes Viacom, Shell, and HP. For more information, visit www.databricks.com.
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