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Head of Data Engineering

Company: Step Mobile
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Gen Zis the generation of the side hustle. They're creators. They're freelancers. They're investors. And they're not afraid to take on challenges, especially when it comes to their finances - and we're here for it.Step is a next-generation financial services company building a better banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age. We're on a mission to improve the financial future of the next generation by empowering teens to start their financial journey today. Step is a well-funded Series C company that has raised more than $175M, focused on disrupting the banking industry through a differentiated mobile-first consumer experience.Teens and families love our product. We eclipsed 1 million customers in just four months after launch and have now crossed 4 million customers. If you're looking to join a fast-growing company with a strong mission and vision that puts people first, we want to meet you! Step is a next generation financial services company building the best banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age. Step's mission is to create a bank that gives you the tools to become smarter with your money and reward you along your financial journey. Step is a well-funded Series C company focused on disrupting banking through a differentiated mobile-first consumer experience. The founding team has extensive background in FinTech and building successful consumer products and brands. If you're looking to join a fast-growing company with a strong mission and vision that puts people first, we want to meet you. Role As a Head of Data, you will lead the Analytics, Data Science and Data Engineering teams at Step. You will define our data strategy, help us architect the data platform, and work with other stakeholders at the company to address their data needs, with an eye to Step's overall business goals. Responsibilities

  • Lead Analytics, Data Science and Data Engineering teams
  • Evolve Step's Data Platform to meet changing business requirements
  • Partner with various stakeholders within the business, understand their data and reporting requirements, and translate them into definitions and technical specifications
  • Be responsible for defining, developing and optimizing curated datasets and schemas with standardized metrics and definitions across the company
  • Develop, deploy and maintain ETL jobs and visualizations
  • Build a Data Roadmap for the company and a hiring plan behind it. Execute on the hiring plan. Must haves
    • 10+ years working experience in a successful data engineering, data science or business intelligence team
    • Experience leading an engineering team in a technical leadership or people management capacity
    • Expert knowledge in data modeling concepts and implementation
    • Strong technical accomplishments in ML, SQL, ETLs and data analysis
    • Hands on experience in processing large data sets
    • Strong business intuition and ability to understand complex business systems Core technologies we use
      • BigQuery
      • AirFlow Working at Step
        • Competitive salary based on experience, with full medical and dental benefits
        • Stock in an early stage startup that is growing
        • Flexible WFH and vacation policy
        • Free daily lunches
        • Free snacks & drinks
        • Monthly team events outside the office
        • Monthly stipend for commuter benefits and card testing
        • Office right next to Caltrain Working at Step
          • Competitive salary based on experience, with full medical and dental benefits
          • High potential for growth
          • Stock in an early-stage startup
          • Flexible WFH and vacation policy
          • Paid parental Leave
          • Monthly stipend for Step Card testing ---
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Keywords: Step Mobile, Palo Alto , Head of Data Engineering, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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