Do you want to be responsible for building the Data & Insight platform in reMarkable?

reMarkable is a Norwegian tech company that develops products and services to help people think better in a distracted world. In a short amount of time, we’ve grown from a small startup to having over 200 permanent employees and two fantastic offices in central Oslo. Following the successful launch of our second-generation paper tablet, which has been named as one of TIME's "100 Best Innovations of 2020", we’re facing new challenges and opportunities as we expand into the global arena. We are now looking for our Head of Data & Insight, who will be responsible for developing and leading our Head of Data & Insight platform team. Are you ready to join the exciting growth of a truly unique tech brand?

About the role
The newly established IT function at reMarkable is responsible for the IT strategy, IT architecture and for developing and maintaining the IT solution portfolio that will secure our global growth. As the Head of Data & Insight you will be responsible for developing and owning the data & insight strategy in reMarkable. You will define and own a Target State Architecture and lead a team of data engineers. You will be responsible for developing the data architecture, data platform, facilitating self service data analysis and Insight, providing training, as well as supporting the organization in solving complex data driven problems. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of building the Data & Insight platform from the ground up - without being limited by legacy structures.

Main areas of responsibility are:

  • Establish and maintain an overall data & insight strategy for reMarkable
  • Work closely with business owners and lead the establishment of a self serviced Data & Insight model where the organization has access to their own Data & Insight. This includes processes for training and support
  • Drive the process of defining and establishing a target architecture and infrastructure within the Data & Insight domain including data extraction, data transformation, data governance and quality management
  • Establish the Data & Insight platform team and contribute to building competence and capacity
  • Lead a team of Data Engineers and be responsible for their personal and professional development
  • Lead any embedded Data Scientists and Data Analysts and be responsible for their professional development within the Data and Insight domain

Examples of other tasks are:

  • Work with users and other stakeholders in order to determine their needs for data and analytics solutions and tools
  • Documenting data requirements, based on needs and constraints
  • Establish common guidelines and procedures for Data & Insight in the organization
  • Ensure that a maximally robust, scalable and extensible data architecture is developed
  • Be responsible for improving set up, integrations and data handling in the Data & Insight platform
  • Own and continuously improve the tooling, processes, methods for the Data & Insight solutions and technology architectures
  • Confer and cooperate with the Head of IT Architecture
  • In cooperation with Head of Information Security, be responsible for access management and IT security related to the Data & Insight platform, applications, tools and processes

Who are you?

  • You have 5+ years of experience with managing Data & Insight platforms and teams
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar. A Master’s degree would be a strong advantage
  • You are structured and analytical
  • You are a problem solver and have a “outside the box thinking” personality
  • You take initiative to solve issues at hand
  • You want to be a part of a growing organization and take part in establishing new procedures and processes
  • You speak English

It is also an advantage if you …

  • have experience with Big Query and/or Looker
  • have experience with business analysis





What do we offer?

  • The opportunity to work with a highly skilled and adaptable team in a collaborative environment. We work together to solve everything from production, hardware, software development, marketing campaigns, company strategy, management, CRM, content production, and lots more

  • Rewarding and challenging tasks that you will see the direct results from

  • The opportunity to get involved in every step of creating a product used and valued by hundreds of thousands of customers across the globe

  • Career development opportunities with a focus on professional and personal development, either as a specialist in your chosen field, or a team leader. We understand as a fast-growing company both are crucial to our success

  • Fantastic offices in our own converted townhouse in central Oslo and a brand new building close by designed specifically for our rapidly expanding team

  • The chance to join an exciting Nordic tech scaleup in a booming sector

At reMarkable we offer a unique opportunity to contribute towards building a global tech company. You will join a fast-growing organization with passionate employees and lots of great social activities. We aim to offer a work environment where you will be challenged and that is centered around our core values of Curiosity, Dedication, and Generosity.

As well as offering competitive terms and conditions, you will also have the opportunity to purchase shares at our employee price and enjoy six weeks of holiday per year.

A reMarkable IT department

Our task is to lead the IT strategy and architecture, develop, manage and operate the IT solution portfolio. We ensure that reMarkable establishes future-oriented, flexible and scalable IT solutions that support a customer-centric business model.

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