Getsafe is a digital insurance company that creates a better insurance experience for everyone. Powered by its unique technological platform, Getsafe makes insurance simple, fair and accessible. As Getsafe replaces complexity and manual paperwork with smart bots and automation, customers can file claims or change their coverage in real time with just a few clicks. 

Since launching in Germany in 2018, Getsafe has become one of the best-rated insurtechs in Europe, serving over 500,000 customers. 

Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, with an additional office in Berlin, the company employs more than 250 people. In 2021, Getsafe received its insurance license from Germany’s financial regulator, BaFin. With €120 million raised to date, it is one of Europe’s top 10 funded insurtechs.


At Getsafe, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Data Platform Lead to join our team. This role is pivotal in driving the development and enhancement of our data platform, ensuring its scalability, reliability, and performance to support our growing business needs.


As the Data Platform Lead, your mission is to oversee the strategic direction and execution of Getsafe's data platform initiatives. You will lead a team of skilled engineers and data professionals to architect, build, and maintain robust data infrastructure and tools that empower data-driven decision-making across the organization.

  • Lead the design, development, and optimization of Getsafe's data platform, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into scalable data solutions.
  • Define and implement data governance policies, standards, and best practices to ensure data integrity, security, and compliance.
  • Drive innovation by evaluating and adopting emerging technologies and techniques to enhance Getsafe's data capabilities.
  • Mentor and coach team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning, collaboration, and excellence.


  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams towards achieving common goals.
  • Hands-on experience with modern (self-service) BI tools, cloud databases, data pipeline automation and data modeling.
  • Strong SQL skills - additional experience with Python and Spark is highly favored.
  • Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and ETL processes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Innovative mindset with a passion for exploring new technologies and solving complex problems.
  • Results-oriented with a focus on driving continuous improvement and delivering high-quality outcomes.


  • Snowflake
  • Dbt
  • Airflow
  • AWS and Heroku
  • Python
  • Databricks


Customer Empathy 🤝
Aligning our vision with every interaction, we simplify insurance, maintain transparency, and build togetherness and trust with our customers.

Absolute Ownership🔛
Pursuing excellence relentlessly, taking full ownership, and ensuring everyone knows their role to contribute to our mission.

Day One Mindset 🌱
Constantly optimising, thinking ahead, and inspiring greatness to build a scalable and impactful future, we strive to continually act as pacemakers.

Driver Team 🏎️
United by respect and an inspiring mission, we communicate effectively, collaborate positively, and drive success as equals.


  • Remote, hybrid or office? The decision is yours! Work where and how you want in Germany. Our modern offices are centrally located in Berlin or Heidelberg. 
  • Workation? Enjoy the possibility to work up to 90 days abroad in the EU. 
  • Participate in our employee stock ownership program and secure your company shares (VSOPs)
  • Grow with us and use your personal Getsafe budget for personal and professional development
  • Use the Getsafe insurance voucher for the product of your choice
  • Apple or Microsoft? Choose your individual hardware
  • Celebrate with us! Regular team events (summer party, Christmas party, hackathon, etc.)

Getsafe is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

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