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Head of Data

Head of Data

Who will you work with?

The Product Development team is developing configurable classified products and E-commerce marketplaces. We get over 700m pageviews by 8m unique visitors per month. Our pageviews are growing 100% year on year and 500k new ads get posted on our platform every month. We are the top classifieds company in all the countries that we operate in, and are on course for 10X growth over the next few years.

We are at a stage where we have built our data pipelines, but the business teams have limited visibility into the data that is flowing into our database. We are looking to hire an experienced data professional to help build our BI and Data Science offerings and take it to the next level. You will directly contribute towards empowering management, marketing and operations teams to make decisions based on data and build a truly data driven culture across the company.


  • 8+ years of prior experience as a Data Product Owner/Manager
  • Solid understanding of data administration and management (collection, storage, analysis, distribution etc.)
  • Exposure to Data Science
  • Proficient in SQL
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Tableau
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Proficient in handling and guiding the team with required leadership skills
  • Strong customer/stakeholder focus
  • Analytical mindset with problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well independently as an individual contributor

You will have an edge over the competition if you:

  • Have technical expertise in the data engineering or Data Science
  • Have experience managing projects that involve Data Science (machine learning etc.

What you’ll do :-

  • Build and develop Saltside’s BI offering in collaboration with cross functional business teams, data engineers and data scientists
  • Provide insights and thought leadership into our business that we may have not thought about
  • Create and enforce policies for effective data management, from collection and storage all the way to deciding which data will be shared with business teams and how
  • Own the Data and Data Science strategy and roadmap
  • Evangelize solutions internally to all stakeholders and know how they compare with alternative solutions
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders on implementation strategy and adoption of new features
  • Manage launches and define and track KPIs to measure success and identify ongoing improvements
  • Drive product management excellence within the team

Our offer to you :-

  • Work in an Agile, dynamic and informal environment with very talented colleagues
  • Get a chance to work on a product that is changing the lives of millions of users
  • An opportunity to join a fast-growing company with a cutting-edge technology stack
  • Take time out with 24 days paid vacation.
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • Lunch and Snacks are provided in-house.
  • Regular team outings and fun activities in the office
  • Our Product Development team is colocated in Bangalore that moves fast
  • No late night phone calls!
  • Cab Service and Working from Home on Fridays!
  • If you are not located in Bangalore, we will provide relocation benefits*

Buzzwords you will hear around the office - Ruby, SOA, API, Services, Microservices, Open source, JSON,Pair programming, Node.js, React, Non-SQL DB, MongoDB, PWA (Progress Web Application), Elastic Search, Carom, JQuery, CI, CD, Backbone.js, AWS, Docker, Cloudflare, Cloudinary, TDD, Backbone.js, Agile software development, Extreme Programming, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3, Responsive design, Adaptive design, Product Backlog.

Applying :- In your application, please provide us with your CV, and if possible blog details and twitter user id. Send your application to nnaidu@saltside.se.

We hope to hear from you.

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Benefits & Perks :)

People are at heart of every step that we take towards accomplishing our mission.  We take utmost care of our people by providing them competitive salary and benefits.  

We foster a culture of individual growth and learning. Our people have the freedom to approach, own and solve problems in their own unique way. 



  • Health & Wellness

    Health is wealth and we got you covered. Get a comprehensive medical insurance.

  • Rest & Rejuvenate

    Take time out to rejuvenate with our 24 days paid vacation plan.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks

    Delicious breakfast, lunch and snacks are served in house.

  • Free Commute & Friday work from home

    Free Cab services to have stress free commute and flexibility of working from home on Fridays.

Fun @ Saltside

Some of us are passionate about fitness and food, few about beauty and fashion, rest about data and technology, but all of us love coming to work everyday and help to create a sustainable value for the community


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