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Tech Lead (CDP) - 12 Month Contract

Dr. Martens is a globally recognisable and culturally influential British brand, with over 60 years of rich heritage. As brand custodians, we are lucky to work for a dynamic, thriving, and ethical business, with people from diverse backgrounds, who bring their true selves to work, and where anyone can grow their career.

We are guided by three core values that are at the heart of everything we do: be yourself, act courageously, and show you care. They make us who we are and inspire us to push boundaries, embrace our individuality, and stand up for what's right.


As a Customer Data Platform (CDP) Tech Lead, you will play a pivotal role in leading the technical aspects of designing, implementing, and maintaining a robust CDP system. Your primary focus will be on leveraging technology to centralize, organize, and activate customer data for various business use cases. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data scientists, engineers, and business analysts, to ensure the successful development and deployment of the CDP. Additionally, you will be responsible for providing technical leadership, guiding the team, and ensuring the CDP aligns with the overall business strategy.

As our Tech Lead (CDP) you will be responsible for:

  • Provide guidance and leadership for the development, implementation, and optimization of the Customer Data Platform (CDP), ensuring alignment with IT and business objectives while staying updated on industry trends.
  • Design and architect the CDP system to meet business needs and scalability requirements, collaborating with architects and engineers to ensure seamless integration and adherence to data governance, security, and compliance standards.
  • Lead the development team in coding, testing, and deploying CDP features, working with data and integration engineers to ensure efficient data processing and maintaining data integrity through quality checks and monitoring.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to integrate third-party tools and services with the CDP, ensuring interoperability with other systems for smooth data flow across the organization.
  • Continuously monitor and optimize CDP performance, addressing bottlenecks and improving data processing speed and latency, ensuring scalability to meet growing demands.


Put simply, for this role the key things we’re looking for are:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Proven track record in designing and implementing Customer Data Platforms or similar systems.
  • Strong proficiency in languages like Python, Java, or Scala.
  • In-depth understanding of data management, ETL processes, and various database technologies.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and big data technologies.

Are you ready to fill your boots? Apply now.

At Dr. Martens, we are committed to creating an environment in which we can all be our best and bring our authentic selves to work. We encourage applications, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, or disability. Diverse and inclusive teams have a positive impact on our brand; helping us to speak authentically to our consumers.

We strive to develop a business where our people can thrive and feel empowered to express themselves. Because we believe everyone should feel supported and included whatever their role in the Dr. Martens community.


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