VP of Data & Analytics

  • Onfido
  • Homeoffice-Coaching, Tacitusstraße, Cologne, Germany
  • 11/07/2022
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Statistics DevOps

Job Description

Job Description

employment type
full time

Full job description

Onfido is the new identity standard for the internet. We empower people around the globe to reach services they love and need simply, quickly and safely – whether they're renting a car or opening a bank account or completing a high-value transaction where identity is key. We built a full-service suite of AI-powered identity verification solutions with fairness and inclusiveness at their core, and were awarded 'Outstanding Leader in Accessibility' and 'Best Innovation in Algorithmic Bias Mitigation' awards at CogX.
Onfido is an established pre-IPO technology company with a prominent position in the global marketplace that has been repeatedly recognized for excellence in performance and innovation. In 2021 we were awarded 'Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Hot Company' by CyberDefense Global Infosec Awards, 'Fraud Prevention Innovation of the Year' at the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards, and named to the CB Insights Fintech 250 for the fourth year running. We've received over $200 million in funding from investors including TPG Growth, Microsoft, and Salesforce to achieve our vision. We partner with thousands of businesses to help millions access services every week – from billion dollar institutions to hypergrowth unicorns. We support identities from 195 countries, and 2,500+ document types.
Our goal is to work together to promote and celebrate an inclusive and diverse community. Collectively, all Onfidoers are committed to creating an environment where everyone can be themselves, and where differences are celebrated. We encourage people from all backgrounds and cultures to come together to solve some of the world's most interesting problems.
As an AI company data is at the core of every product we build. Our Data & Analytics team enables Onfido to access data, insights and analytics. In this new role, reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer, you will own the technical strategy of our data & analytics platforms, mentoring and supporting a group of very talented and experienced Data Engineers, Analytics Engineers & Product Analysts
We are currently building our next-generation data platform using cloud technologies to handle the demand and complexity of new analytics and ML use cases. This is a leadership opportunity with a healthy mix of leading and coaching a team who help deliver code, architecture design and as well as supporting the data & analytics platform.

What you want to do:

    • You will be leading the Data & Analytics function, and setting the long term direction and strategy
    • You will own the data infrastructure, self-serve analytics and product measurement framework
    • You will be part of the technology leadership team, promoting the data culture at Onfido across all functions
    • You will collaborate with senior leadership across the organization including Finance, Product, Customer, Operations and the Executive Team to ensure all Onfido teams are enabled with the analytics tools and insights.
    • You will lead a highly-skilled team of data engineers, analytics engineers and product data scientists
    • You will co-own data governance/localization and security standards to ensure the right data gets in front of the right people at Onfido with 100% compliance with privacy and legal requirements
    • You will support your team's growth and development


    • You will be leading the Data & Analytics function, this team enables the whole of Onfido to make data-driven decisions, owns the analytics infrastructure and tooling
    • Data & Analytics currently consists of DataOps, Business Intelligence and Product Analytics teams
    • The team sits within our R&D organization, reports to the CTO and has a company-wide remit to work with almost every team at Onfido and deliver data and analytics solutions.
    • We currently use a technical stack consisting of AWS managed services, DBT, Snowflake and Looker.

Who are you:

    • You have led and scaled data & analytics teams in high growth technology businesses
    • Deep understanding and experience architecting data platforms including data warehousing, data ingestion, processing systems as well as self-serve analytics
    • You have a good understanding of data architecture and modelling, business intelligence and analytics delivery
    • You possess very strong analytical skills with experience in building measurement frameworks, delivering insights and making sense of large and complex datasets.
    • You are comfortable communicating and presenting insights, analyses, and roadmaps to C-suite executives
    • Strong leadership skills, ability to motto and communicate long term roadmaps and drive the data function and execute on OKRs
    • Passionate about developing people, experience in leading other leads and managers
Where you want to be:
At Onfido, we have a distributed workforce.
For this role, you can work in any EU country where we have a legal entity (France, Germany, Netherlands and Portugal). We have a hybrid model, and you can choose to work fully remotely, or come to our offices! We let all of our employees choose what's best for them.
Onfido Culture:
Onfidoer's share a set of core values ​​and want to hear from you if you believe in:
> Succeeding together; you work collaboratively and put the team first
> taking pride; you care about quality, producing great work and customer / user outcomes
> Creating customer buzz; you demonstrate a strong user / customer focus
> Learning things & sharing them; you have a natural curiosity and default to sharing knowledge with others
> finding a better way; you're adept at finding solutions, experimenting and innovating to make things better
We're committed to making Onfido a fantastic place to work, so we go to great lengths to give you what you need to succeed. You will receive:
  • Share options in Onfido, through our equity schemes. Share options have a one year cliff and vest over a four year period
  • 25 days annual leave plus a day off for your birthday.
  • Two paid volunteering days per year.*
  • Life Assurance (3x Annual Base Salary)*
  • Generous paid parental leave.
  • Free mental health coaching provided online.
  • Life enrichment allowance of up to €95 per month for services including gym, yoga, fitness classes, massages, childcare and therapy.
  • Dedicated learning opportunities, a team training budget for training and conferences
  • Our open and transparent culture is reflected in our “Better Together” motto and we bring this to life by meeting once a week for our global weekly roundup (OnFriday); holding quarterly team socials; and other company-wide social events.
  • Expense up to €600 to purchase workstation setup equipment
  • after 3 months
Onfido is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We're always on the lookout for talented, passionate people and encourage applications from all backgrounds regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, race or religion. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.