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Senior Data Manager


Big Data & Analytics


Ciklum is looking for a Senior Data Manager to join our team full-time in Germany.

We are a leading global product engineering and digital services company that unites 4000+ seasoned professionals globally on various projects in healthcare, fintech, travel, sportswear, entertainment, and security. Ciklum delivers high-impact technology solutions to Fortune 500 and fast-growing organisations worldwide.

About the role:

As a Senior Data Manager, you will be working in a customer-facing environment working with C-suite level executives, acting as a trusted advisor. You will provide business focused data-related guidance across data architecture, data governance and data integration, and the associated technologies.

The Senior Manager is a key client-facing role. Your technology expertise will be balanced with an understanding of various verticals / industries (consumer, financial services, tech etc) and you will be credible in front of stakeholders in setting our capabilities with a consulting mind-set at all times.

If you are passionate about resolving issues through the use of data, this job is tailored for you.


  • Advise senior clients (C-level) on executing their business strategy through the use of data
  • Lead in selling, and delivering engagements, working closely with Ciklum technical experts
  • Leading large-scale client engagements. Fostering relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently delivering quality client services. Driving high-quality work products within expected time frames and on budget
  • Lead on proposition development, including sales and marketing collateral, asset development
  • Lead in preparing/participating in Data & Analytics events
  • Develop Ciklum’s relationship with key alliance partners and develop joint pipeline and go-to-market plans
  • Act as a role model and support development of junior team members


  • A bachelor’s/ master degree
  • Excellent problem solving skills, with deep knowledge and experience with:
    • Data strategies and architectures, including delivering data strategy consulting projects right through to implementation phase
    • Data modeling and scalable enterprise data solutions (e.g. data lakes, EDWs)
    • Big data solutions (i.e. Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Pig, etc.,), databases (e.g. Netezza, BigQuery, Teradata, Redshift, Snowflake, etc.)
    • Analytics solutions
    • AI/ML enrichment solutions
  • Adept at building strong working relationships with senior clients.  Be able to influence, advise and support key decision makers
  • Strong team leadership skills, particularly teams with diverse skills and backgrounds, coupled with the ability to lead and develop juniors
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to act as an inspiring leader in a particular sector / industry.  Track record in business development, with strong external networks
  • Previous experience in Professional services / consulting firms is a plus

What's in it for you

  • At Ciklum you will build your career in a proven successful high-growth company with a unique service offering on the market
  • Attractive performance-based incentive plan
  • You will challenge conventional ways of working
  • You will be a part of a learning ecosystem with access to training and self-development opportunities
  • You will join a culture with a strong social responsibility
  • You will be part of a creative and dynamic team that works to the highest ethical standards

Be bold, not bored! 

Interested already? We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. We can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.

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