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Senior Data Engineer



Data Science
United States
Posted on Sunday, April 28, 2024

Hi, we're Brigit! A holistic financial health company helping every American build a brighter financial future. With a business model that is aligned with our customers, we create transparent, fair, and simple financial products that put money back in the hands of our members, help them spend wisely, avoid unfair fees and build their credit quickly. If autonomy, ownership, and having meaningful input at the company you work for is important to you, come join our growing team!

Brigit is doing innovative and exciting work, but don’t just take our word for it, our work is being recognized by others:

The Role

We’re hiring a Senior Data Engineer to join our team responsible for building Brigit’s data platforms. You'll work closely with our Analytics Engineering, Engineers, Analysts, Data Scientists, and Product Managers as a thought partner, technical leader, and resource. This is a unique opportunity to build the data strategy and architecture at a data-driven startup that’s changing the world of FinTech.

Today, our stack consists of Fivetran, Snowflake, dbt, Metaplane and Mode. Over the next 12-18 months you’ll help us architect and implement the data strategy for new products and new partners while maturing our current platform. You’ll be working closely with the Head of Data and Analytics to launch our new BI tool, with the Analytics Engineer to mature our instance of dbt and several Engineering and Product leads to help us think through the data flows in new and enhanced product offerings.

What you’ll do:

  • Data Infrastructure Development:

    • Design, develop, and maintain data pipelines and data models to provide valuable business insights

    • Optimize data processing, storage, and retrieval capabilities with appropriate technologies, tools, and frameworks.

    • Proactively monitor, maintain and optimize our data platform to ensure data systems' reliability, performance, and security.

  • Collaboration and Project Management:

    • Drive cross-functional projects to improve our data capture techniques and know-how.

    • Liaise between data and engineering teams to align needs and priorities.

    • Work with technical and non-technical stakeholders to explain complex technical concepts, present project updates, and gather feedback.

  • Process Improvement and Best Practices:

    • Shape a holistic data quality strategy that ensures accuracy, consistency, and reliability across our organization's data landscape.

    • Establish and promote data engineering best practices and standards.

    • Identify opportunities for process improvement and automation.

Who you are:

  • You have 6+ years of experience as a data engineer coding in Python and using SQL, preferably in a fast-paced consumer finance or fintech startup.

  • Experience with building off-the-shelf and custom data pipelines on cloud infrastructure.

  • Proficiency with data warehouse administration, operations, and optimization.

  • Fluency with dbt and analytics engineering.

  • Familiarity with a variety of data sources such as relational databases, APIs, SFTP, and customer data platforms (CDPs).

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

The anticipated annual base salary for this position is $155,000 - $180,000. This range does not include any other compensation components or other benefits for which an individual may be eligible. The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

Our Benefits & Team

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Equity participation

  • Flexible PTO Policy

  • 401k plan

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Physical and mental wellbeing benefits including Gympass for access to virtual workouts and discounted gym memberships, and Headspace for covered virtual therapy sessions and unlimited on demand health support

  • Monthly reimbursements to use against wifi and cell phone bills

  • Annual reimbursement for Learning & Development

  • Help hard working Americans build a brighter financial future

  • High-growth company at an early stage

  • A dynamic, flexible and collaborative start-up work environment with a highly talented team

Brigit is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy (including breast feeding and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.