Data Engineer

Annual salary, USD
117,000 - 176,000
Job function
Software Engineering
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
Apply before
13 Aug 2024
Financial Services

About Kraken

We put the power in your hands to buy, sell, and trade digital currency ๐ŸŒ

Actively Hiring
4.7 Rated

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, youโ€™ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Krakenโ€™s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

The team:

Join our Data Engineering Team at Kraken!

Are you passionate about leveraging the power of data to drive business decisions in the fast-paced world of cryptocurrency? We’re seeking a talented Data Engineer to play a crucial role in our innovative Data Engineering team. As a Data Engineer at Kraken, you’ll be at the forefront of transforming terabytes of data into actionable insights, enabling us to stay ahead in the ever-evolving cryptocurrency landscape.

If you are ready to be a driving force behind Kraken’s data initiatives, working with cutting-edge technologies and a passionate team, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey at Kraken!

This role is fully remote. We consider candidates from Americas, EMEA, and APAC.

The opportunity:

  • Build scalable and reliable data pipeline that collects, transforms, loads and curates data from internal systems
  • Augment data platform with data pipelines from select external systems
  • Ensure high data quality for pipelines you build and make them auditable
  • Drive data systems to be as near real-time as possible
  • Support design and deployment of distributed data store that will be central source of truth across the organization
  • Build data connections to company’s internal IT systems
  • Develop, customize, configure self service tools that help our data consumers to extract and analyze data from our massive internal data store
  • Evaluate new technologies and build prototypes for continuous improvements in data engineering.

Skills you should HODL:

  • 4+ years of work experience in relevant field (Data Engineer, DWH Engineer, Software Engineer, etc)
  • Experience with data warehouse technologies and relevant data modeling best practices (Presto, Athena, Glue, etc)
  • Experience building data pipelines/ETL and familiarity with design principles (Apache Airflow is a big plus!)
  • Excellent SQL and data manipulation skills using common frameworks like Spark/PySpark, or similar.
  • Proficiency in a major programming language (e.g. Scala, Python, Golang,..)
  • Experience with business requirements gathering for data sourcing.

Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don’t fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you’re passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

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