Engineering Manager, Data Engineering


Engineering Manager, Data Engineering

So, what’s the role?

We are looking for a passionate and hands-on engineering manager to lead our Data Engineering team. You should be comfortable working with geographically distributed teams and understand the nuances of being a team player. In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team of data engineers to deliver data solutions, while relentlessly improving performance, scalability, and maintainability.

A day in the life could include: 

  • Lead and manage the Data Engineering team at Kin, owning data ingestion, data storage, data pipeline management, data mastering, and data governance/compliance
  • Maintain high-trust relationships with Engineering, Product, and internal business partners
  • Outline and execute on a Data Engineering strategy, balancing immediate business objectives with long-term engineering goals
  • Guide the team when iteratively navigating through large engineering initiatives
  • Promote a culture that values ownership of outcomes

I’ve got the skills… but do I have the necessary ones?

  • Experience leading and managing a data engineering team in a startup environment
  • Proven track record of modern engineering practices including CI/CD, automated testing, and iterative development
  • Expertise in data stacks like Redshift, Snowflake, and Databricks
  • Knowledge of data pipeline tools like DBT, Airflow, DMS, and Fivetran
  • Knowledge of data stream tools like Kafka or Flink
  • Hands-on experience in large-scale and complex data solutions development projects
  • Experience with enterprise data modeling

Bonus Points:

  • Exposure to AI/ML and predictive analytics
  • Experience with infrastructure as code solutions like Terraform

Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible PTO policy 
  • Remote work
  • Generous equity package
  • 401K with company match
  • Parental leave
  • Continuing education and professional development
  • The excitement of joining a high-growth Insurtech company and seeing your work make an impact
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