Coolblue. Once, it was only a college start-up. Today, it s an online enterprise that s made up of 8 physical stores and over 325 specialized webshops.
Ever since we began in 1999, we ve had but one goal : to make customers happy. We provide expert advice and we’re obsessed with customer satisfaction.
Together, we work our butts off in order to amaze our customers.
You lead a team which supports our Business Analysis and Data Science teams with your knack for data and tech skills.
What you tell your friends
I lead a team of data investigators : it’s like managing private investigators, but without the secrecy'.
What you really do
How you do it
You’ll work in an international scrum team of 4 to 6 members with a passion for data. Everyone has their own specialization including DevOps, SQL Server gurus, and BI developers.
The team’s backlog is curated by the Product Owner and the Scrum Master. Your team works with approximately 25 Business Analysts and 3 teams of Data Scientists, providing them data structures they can use to build automated analytics solutions.
A day at the office
After morning coffee with the team its stand-up time. The Hero-of-the-Day updates the team from Apache Airflow on any overnight processing issues, story progress updates all round and quick refinement of some JIRA stories.
Next it’s a bi-weekly sync with Gwildor one of the team members. Then a clear hour of development time to finish some Python tests for a new feature you’re developing in Airflow, collaborating with André on T-
SQL support in the pipeline, some fun technical conversations. The team reviews the design for the semantic layer that Prabha and Freek completed yesterday, then lunch!
The team reduced a 4 hour stock process to just 20 minutes and you’re all proud to show this at the sprint demo. In the afternoon, the team and the PO plan the upcoming sprint.
Then a cloud migration progress update with the PO of deployment team and aligning on the sequence order of the remaining stories in the epic.
Just before you head home the team has fun deciding their outfit theme for the Coolblue party.
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