New York
501-1,000 employees
KBRA is a global rating agency providing transparent, timely credit ratings and research through a more innovative approach.

Data Engineer

Data Engineer

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Position Title: Data Engineer - (remote)

Entity: KBRA Holdings, LLC                                                                                                                   

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Remote (Remote only in CA, CO, DC, FL, IL, MD, NJ, MA, NY, PA, SC, TX, VA)


KBRA (KBRA Holdings, LLC) is seeking an engaged and proactive Data Engineer to work on our financial analytical system. We want someone who loves solving difficult problems, digs deeply to understand the domain in which they’re working, and excels at creating high-quality software in a collaborative environment.

About the Team:

We believe that small, empowered teams can do amazing things. Across the engineering organization, we work hard to make the best systems for our customers using modern engineering practices. We are intentional in our investments in time and effort around creating a safe and successful workplace for our team members. We understand software engineering goes beyond the 1’s and 0’s and prioritize concrete value for our customers.

Our engineering team is a highly collaborative unit that is responsible for creating web applications and REST APIs backing commercial software products that lead the industry. Working with our product team, the team builds a high-quality user experience for our clients, both internal and external. For years, our products lead this domain, and our team continues toward widening the gap between us and our competitors with feature development that responds to market conditions while capitalizing on our Ratings and Analytics services.

About the Job:

This role involves joining an existing team with a well-defined product vision. This team operates collaboratively and there is an expectation to get involved in all aspects of design, delivery, and support of our systems. The role requires finesse around legacy codebases, particularly with regards to their extension and maintenance, all with an eye for technical quality. 

This role emphasizes collaboration with our technical and non-technical counterparts to learn our domain and its unique challenges, while delivering value to our customers. It also requires collaboration with our other engineering, design, product, and platform teams to develop, build, run, and support the system.

About You:

You will be successful in this role if you:

  • Able to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Have experience collaborating and communicating with technical and non-technical partners, so as to understand functional requirements and manage tasks transparently until and past delivery.
  • Has a sense of ownership and craftsmanship in legacy and green field codebases.
  • Enjoy helping other developers grow and learn new technologies.

Must have skills:

  • Python in a data and software engineering context.
  • PHP in a software engineering context (web development).
  • SQL, MongoDB, and/or Snowflake using Python.
  • Designing data models for effective data storage and retrieval (preferably SQL, MongoDB, Snowflake).
  • Supporting legacy systems and responding to incidents.
  • Designing and troubleshooting ETL pipelines.
  • Developing REST APIs using Python frameworks (preferably Flask).
  • Publishing Python packages, maintaining them, and building Python CLI tools.
  • Deploying REST APIs in containerized environments (Docker Swarm), working with other developers in the team to integrate those APIs with our PHP web applications.
  • Developing systems integrated with cloud services, such as for blob storage or secrets management (preferably AWS).

Nice to have skills:

  • Experience in the financial service industry (preferably structured credit or CMBS).
  • Test Driven Development (TDD).
  • Writing CI/CD configuration (preferably GitLab).
  • Configuring observability and alerting services (preferably Datadog and Opsgenie).
  • Configuring and deploying to Kubernetes.
  • Writing infrastructure as code (preferably Terraform).
  • Integrating managed authentication services (preferably Auth0).

Salary Range:

The anticipated annual base salary range for this full-time position is $90,000 to $120,000. Offer amounts are determined by factors such as experience, skills, geography, and other job-related factors.


  • Competitive benefits and paid time off
  • Paid family and disability leave
  • 401(k) plan, including employer match (100% vested)
  • Educational and professional development financial assistance
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Cell phone reimbursement

About Us:

KBRA is a full-service credit rating agency registered in the U.S., the EU and the UK, and is designated to provide structured finance ratings in Canada. KBRA’s ratings can be used by investors for regulatory capital purposes in multiple jurisdictions.

More Info:

KBRA encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.



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