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Data Engineer - Fintech - New York, NY

Job Title: Data Engineer - Fintech - New York, NY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Industry:
Salary: US$100000.00 - US$175000.00 per year + bonus+benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH17143_1513799940
Contact Name: Shamit Hossain
Contact Email: shamit.hossain@twentyrecruitment.com
Job Published: December 20, 2017 19:59

Job Description

Job description


The Role
We are on a mission to reinvent consumer lending by intelligently granting credit to those who traditionally have been shut out of the market. We're using cutting edge tech and a world-class user experience to build a credit card experience that fixes long-standing industry problems. We're looking for a talented engineer to join the team and continue making the vision reality.
Things You'll Work On

  • Create data pipelines to integrate data from many sources (including our production database, production logs, partners, marketing channels, and data warehouse).
  • Write andoptimizeETL jobs and pipelines core to the functionality and financial health of the business including:
    • Marketing Funnel Optimization Analysis
    • Underwriting Model Training
    • Debt Funds Management / Optimization
    • Risk / Portfolio Analysis
    • Many others
  • Write tests and constantly seek to improve code quality and reliability.
  • Anything else that helps make data available to other members of the team including Risk / Analytics, Data Science / Model Development, Marketing, Business Operations, and Product.

Requirements

  • Proficiency in a common language (preferably Python).
  • You demand high-quality code of yourself and others.
  • You love trying new tools, technologies, and frameworks, but are pragmatic-you get stuff done with what solves the problem you're facing.
  • You love shipping new things rapidly, and iterating based on real user behavior. You have a knack for finding and eliminating inefficiency in your users' workflows
  • You're enthusiastic about unit testing and performance, and knowing how to communicate the value of technical excellence to non-technical teammates
  • You're a great listener, but are willing to speak up when you see something that needs to be fixed. You ask questions when something isn't clear


Nice-to-haves

  • Experience developing data pipelines
  • Love of immutable state
  • Love of idempotent operations