Data Operation Specialist

Analytics Madrid, Spain


Position at Havas Media



Job Description | ARTEMIS ALLIANCE

Job Title<span

Data Operations Specialist


Tier 1 | 3-3: Experienced


Havas Media


Middle Office




Manage People

Budget $




Reporting To

Senior Manager, Data Solutions

Responsible For

Data Operations, Platform & User Support


MO Team, Suppliers


Job Summary


The Global Data Operations Specialist is responsible for running the Havas data management platforms.


S/He ensures the data operations delivery and excellent customer service.


S/He works on the global integration of the team acting as bridge between different areas located globally also ensuring the knowledge flow accordingly across all areas.


This role reports into the Senior Manager, Data Solutions



Main Responsibilities


  • Data operations management
    • Make sure the data platforms and processes are running well, both in data collection, integration and processing
    • Monitor and manage data quality processes and data integrations
    • Perform corrective and evolutive maintenance of all the data exchange and data solution processes
    • Responsible for the quality and security of data
    • Ensure the quality of service; responsible for user support and help desk.
    • Troubleshooting
    • Iron out technical issues and/or help in technical improvement, cascade to development teams
    • Document data operations and monitoring solutions in clear, concise guides


  • Team management
    • Coach, guide and support the team of data operations specialists and developers
    • Motivate and create great place for people to work
    • Ensure knowledge transfer flows in both directions, establish the protocols to warrantee this
    • Develop team effectiveness



Education & Languages


Education <span

Computer science, engineering or related technical field

Previous Experience

3+ years professional experience in the field of data management

Language Skills


Excellent           Good                Fair              Preferable           Not Required


Excellent           Good                Fair              Preferable           Not Required











Key Competencies


          Broad knowledge of Data Platforms in Media space, both at infrastructure (basic) and operational level (expert)

          Strong command of ad-serving systems, DSPs and data management solutions

          Minimum of 3 years of experience in data technology/management on a big data platform

          Strong working knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL.

          Skills in one or more language will be necessary: Java, Perl, Python, Shell script Unix

          Knowledge of new generation data platforms such as MPP databases, Hadoop or Spark is a plus

          Experience working within the IT procedures, data quality requirements and agile/SCRUM environments

          Experience and robust knowledge in cloud computing (Google Cloud, AWS)

          Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills

          Professional level in English and Spanish is a must

          Proactive self-starter

          Strong analytical problem-solving skills

          Experience using IT project management software

          Experience writing techincal documentation and how-tos for operational tasks