Azlo is a new fintech company that helps business owners, entrepreneurs, and freelancers pay, get paid, and manage their money. Backed by BBVA, we’re on a mission to transform small business banking.
We are seeking a Director of Data Engineering to lead and build a high performing, Agile data engineering team, and drive company ETL & data engineering efforts. This individual will help Azlo in delivering scalable, performant, and real-time solutions and help the organization develop strategies to build long-term platform stability and world-class data architectures around our products.
What You’ll Be Doing
Lead a growing Data Engineering team in defining, building, and optimizing our data pipelines and Big Data Infrastructure.
Define and implement best practices & standards to ensure Data Science work is maintainable and scalable.
Manage, evaluate, and support our Data Engineering team; provide outstanding people management support, including coaching and mentoring.
Partner as a thought leader with Product leadership to define our data engineering roadmap.
Train and mentor key stakeholders across functions on topics related to data infrastructure and data engineering.
What You’ll Bring
5+ years of Data Engineering leadership experience, preferably within the Financial Technology space.
5+ years of experience working with different databases (both RDBMS and NOSQL), Big Data technologies, data integration, and data management.
3+ years of experience with Spark and Hadoop ecosystems (HDFS, Hive, Impala), and ideally familiar with distribution, such as Cloudera (Hortonworks) or AWS EMR.
Demonstrated proficiency at building and high functioning data engineering teams and scaling big data infrastructure in a dynamic, complex, and fast-paced environment.
Understanding of Agile methodologies and CI/CD tools such as git, Jenkins, Sonar, and Jira.
Ability to think and communicate creatively, thoughtfully, and proactively with diverse technical and non-technical stakeholders, across all organizational levels.
What We Bring
High impact role in a rapidly growing, mission-based fintech company looking to make real change in the world.
A killer team with decades of experience in finance, tech, and startups.
The stability of being backed by a leading global bank with resources to support our growth.