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Senior Data Engineer

SF - Engineering Full-time
This Role:

We are looking for a Data Engineer to pioneer the data team at Point and be responsible for building out the data pipelines and systems necessary to develop best in class algorithms, models, etc. You will have ownership over the data pipelines and infrastructure in addition to setting the foundation for data engineering at Point. This role will be working closely with the engineering team and data science to accomplish product initiatives and business goals. This position will report directly to the CTO.
You Will:
  • Design and build scalable and robust data management systems
  • Ensure that all systems meet industry best practices and business requirements
  • Create custom services and tooling when applicable
  • Implement disaster recovery procedures
  • Collaborate with engineers and data scientists on projects
  • You Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics Statistics or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience working at a notable startup or technology company.
  • Strong algorithmic and data modeling knowledge
  • Experience working with a Hadoop or similar ecosystem
  • Expert in SQL and a scripting language like Python
  • Nice to Have:
  • Experience working with AWS data products
  • Experience building a data pipeline from scratch
  • Have built a real-time data pipeline using a streaming technology like Kinesis or Kafka
  • Why Point?
  • Opportunity to be a part of a brand that is creating a new standard of financial services.
  • Ground floor of a fast growing, mission-driven company.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.