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Team Lead Data Engineering (m/f/x)

Saint Julian's, Malta


We are Tipico, the leading sports betting provider in Germany and one of the most exciting tech companies in the industry. We are fueled by our passion for the perfect product, using the newest tech stack to make advances every single day. Our culture is bursting with energy and ambition where we generate intense moments of  Spannung , thriving through our values of  Trust, Progress , and  Passion . We push the limits of what’s possible because we believe that when adrenaline meets progress,  awesome  things happen.

Do you have a passion for Data and Data Platforms?  Are you up to date with the best practices and emerging trends in the development and upkeep of data environments? How does working in a collaborative environment and building a successful data team of highly talented engineers sound to you?   

We are looking for a talented data professional who will take responsibility for the development and upkeep of the Tipico Data Platform while addressing the reporting and data analysis needs of the stakeholders. The Data Engineering Team Lead will be accountable for the deliverables of the Data Engineers while ensuring technology alignment and development standards.

As Data Engineering Team Lead you will report directly to the Head of Data and work together with the rest of the data department leaders to articulate the data vision, strategy and roadmap for Tipico.

Your playing field:

  • Cooperate . As the counterpart to the Data Product Managers, you will be helping in managing stakeholders across the organization with data related projects, converting data requirements into technical stories and ensuring smooth implementation.
  • Leader . Every strong team of Data Engineers needs a leader who is managing sprints, workloads, roadmaps and deliverables through agile methodologies.
  • Data is your friend. You will be building a scalable, modern and trusted data eco-system for supporting Tipico’s data driven culture.
  • Project Management . While leading the technical delivery of data projects you keep ensuring solutions are envisioned, designed, developed, and implemented following data best practices and state of the art technologies
  • Quality is key. Therefore you will be managing quality assurance ensuring accuracy, correctness, timely delivery, and consistency of data provided by Data Platform.
  • Team player. You will be part of Data Leadership team, working hand-in-hand with the Head of Data on data vision, strategy and roadmap, setting targets and scrum team objectives.

What you bring to the pitch:

  • Experience. 7+ years of Data Warehousing and/or BI experience. Successfully implementing data-centric applications, working with large-scale production databases, data warehouses, operational data stores, and data integration projects
  • Technology skills. Solid understanding of cloud data services: AWS services such as S3, Athena, EC2, RedShift, EMR, EKS, RDS and Lambda. Hands-on experience with ETL Tools and Technologies. Proficient in NIFI, Airflow, Kafka, Spark, Elastic or similar technologies. Strong in Data Modelling and database optimisation.
  • Leadership skills. Ability to take ownership, communicate technical concepts clearly and concisely. Capacity to influence and lead the team. Ability to mentor and train team members.
  • Good Traits. Proactive, innovative and a problem solver. Not afraid to get your hands dirty and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong analytics skills and the ability to innovate.  We need you to come up with the best solutions for us that will push us forward.
  • Fast learner.  Working in a fast-paced environment requires us to learn new and complex concepts and be resourceful!
  • Collaborative.  Share your ideas! We want you to engage in our interactive discussions within our team and clearly communicate technical concepts.

This is how we score with you:

  • Established International Group.  We have a solid foundation on which to grow.
  • Personal and Professional Growth.  We offer you opportunities to develop and grow to unlock your potential.
  • Relocation Support.  To make your move to Malta as smooth as possible 
  • Competitive Package.  We care for our employees, offering an indefinite contract, competitive salary, insurances (private health, dental, private accident, sickness, and life), and free parking.
  • Sports Incentive . We love sports so we subsidize your membership to keep you active.
  • Modern offices.  Our very own Tipico tower provides an open-plan space with the latest technology.
  • Events.  Sponsored Charity and Team gatherings, we like to have fun together as one team and reinforce our connections.
  • Supportive Environment.  We believe in collaboration and working together as a team, but we also give importance to the uniqueness of each and every one of us.

Think a career at Tipico is right for you?

Apply now and join our winning team! If you have any questions or comments about this role, our TA team is happy to help you! Feel free to reach out to us on our social media channels

We look forward to your application!



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The greatest sporting teams reach victory through accountability and trust, and here at Tipico, we’re no different. Trust guides every move we make: how we act, operate, and treat our customers and colleagues. We rely on ethical transparency and integrity, so it’s our expectation for our people, products, and services. We trust you, too, giving you space to collaborate and create at pace, with impact. Your loyalty earns you freedom, so you can Maximise Spannung in every moment of your working life.



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Passion drives progress at Tipico. We challenge, reinvent, and push ourselves to define new levels of excellence. Our progress, in turn, drives your progress and development, as you build your knowledge of our industry, products, and technology. It’s not a guaranteed ticket to the top, but we’ll help you explore opportunities and grow with us. If you want it, seek it, and progress will happen. Show us your spirit to learn and get stronger every day!



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We are bound together as One Tipico by our passion. We have unstoppable hunger to win, driven to create moments of Spannung in our day-to-day lives. Whatever our personal interests - sport, science, fitness, gaming - we identify with each other through a shared spirit to seek victory in our actions. This is part of Tipico’s DNA - and we thrive by channeling our passion into our profession.