Director of Data Engineering, High Growth Start-Up

Posted 24 April 2024
Salary US$125000 - US$230000 per annum + 401k with match, Bonus, RSU's
Job type Permanent
Discipline Technology Portfolio Technology
Contact NameMatthew Shakin

Job description

Company: A leading growth-stage fintech startup revolutionizing the financial industry with innovative solutions specifically in the Payments space.

Location: Conshohocken, PA

About Us: We are committed to transforming the financial landscape through cutting-edge technology and forward-thinking solutions. As a growth-stage fintech startup, we pride ourselves on our agility, innovation, and commitment to delivering unparalleled value to our customers.

Position Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of Data Engineering to lead our dynamic data engineering team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for building, scaling, and optimizing our data infrastructure and platforms, while also collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to drive data-driven initiatives and insights.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the data engineering team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning.

  • Design, build, and maintain scalable data pipelines and infrastructure to support our growing data needs.

  • Collaborate with data scientists and machine learning engineers to integrate machine learning models into production systems.

  • Implement best practices for data governance, security, and compliance.

  • Evaluate and implement cutting-edge technologies and tools, such as Large Language Models, Spark, and Airflow, to enhance our data infrastructure and analytics capabilities.

  • Drive strategic initiatives to improve data quality, reliability, and performance.

  • Partner with stakeholders across the organization to understand business requirements and translate them into actionable data engineering solutions.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • 8+ years of experience in data engineering with a proven track record of building and scaling data platforms.

  • Experience managing and leading high-performing data engineering teams.

  • Strong proficiency in technologies such as Spark, Airflow, and Large Language Models.

  • Hands-on experience with machine learning frameworks and tools.

  • Solid understanding of data governance, security, and compliance best practices.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Benefits/Why Work Here:

  • Competitive salary and equity options.

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance plans.

  • Flexible work hours and remote work options.

  • Generous vacation and paid time off policies.

  • Professional development and learning opportunities.

  • Collaborative and inclusive company culture.

  • Opportunity to make a significant impact at a fast-growing fintech startup.

Join us and be part of a passionate team that is shaping the future of finance. Together, we can drive innovation, create value, and make a positive impact on the financial industry. Apply today!