Sr. Data Engineer (Warehouse/Analytics)

Silicon Valley, CA, United States


Role Location

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


501+ people


2 Circle Star Way Fl 2
San Carlos, CA, 94070-6200, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails
  • PostgreSQL
  • React
  • Redshift
  • Airflow
  • Hadoop
  • Python
  • Kafka
  • Django
  • Flask
  • AWS
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker

Role Description

Upstart is founded on the notion that AI and alternative data can help drive better decision making in lending.  As a data engineer, you will work on providing the infrastructure for data scientists and business stakeholders to leverage data to make good decisions.  This is paramount to accomplishing our mission of enabling effortless credit based on true risk.

We're looking for curious and humble team members driven by a desire to move quickly and build robust systems that improve people's lives.  In this role you will enjoy significant autonomy and will have a clear understanding of how your efforts are important to Upstart's continued success.

Our stack:

Python, SQL, Postgres, Redshift, Looker, Spark

Your role:

  • Architect our data warehouse (Redshift) and the business intelligence layer (Looker) sitting on top of it.
  • Proactively identify and partner with engineering to fix/prevent data consistency issues.
  • Advocate for best practices related to data lineage, metadata repositories, data dictionaries, and data visualization.
  • Partner with business stakeholders throughout the organization to understand and meet their evolving data requirements.
  • Provide guidance/mentorship to junior data engineers via code reviews and during system design.
  • Provide production support for all DE processes and tier 2 support on our production data stores.

If you:

  • Have 5+ year(s) of experience as a Data Engineer.
  • Are fluent with advanced SQL concepts, OOP concepts, columnar data stores, and data modeling.
  • Have experience with optimizing queries/databases, locking, and database production support.
  • Have experience working with internal stakeholders to define and iterate on requirements.
  • Have experience delivering on requirements in an agile environment.
  • Have experience with Python.

Then we'd love to hear from you!


About Upstart

Upstart is a leading AI lending platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit. Forbes recently ranked Upstart #12 on its list of most promising AI companies in America. Inc. Magazine also recognized Upstart as one of the Best Workplaces for 2020.

By leveraging Upstart's AI platform, Upstart-powered banks can have higher approval rates and lower loss rates, while simultaneously delivering the exceptional digital-first lending experience their customers demand. Upstart's patent-pending platform is the first to receive a no-action letter from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau related to fair lending. Upstart is based in San Mateo, California and Columbus, Ohio.

Most Upstarters join us because they connect with our mission of enabling access to effortless credit based on true risk. If you are energized by the impact you can make at Upstart, we’d love to hear from you!

Company Culture

We live by our Core Values:

Every second counts

Do the right thing even when it's hard

Make clever use of numbers

Be smart and know you might be wrong

Don't assume it can't be done

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