Senior Director of Data Engineering

Senior Director of Data Engineering

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Credit Sesame is a fast growing FinTech company, a pioneer and the leader in personal credit management with a disruptive vision for personal finance through its recent acquisition and entry into digital banking. Headquartered in the Bay Area with presence across the US and Canada and growing globally, Credit Sesame is helping consumers' cash work for their credit and their credit work for their cash by applying advanced data science, AI and machine learning for better financial wellness. Our purpose is to be the “go to” brand for financial wellness.

We’re looking for a senior director of data engineering to help drive growth and user acquisition across the organization. This team member will have a significant role in strategizing the architecture, performance and sustainability of our cloud data platform, while making data quality available to various stakeholder groups. They will lead a team of data engineers who help move data into centralized locations and dashboards to help decision-making across the business. If you enjoy fast-paced startup environments, learn quickly, and have experience leading data engineering teams, this role is for you!


    • lead a team of data and ML engineers, while continuing to scale the group through interviewing, hiring and optimizing team efficiencies;
    • inspire your team to think outside the box, to deliver high quality data engineering and analytical solutions;
    • manage and scale a cloud big data platform that services internal teams by providing analytics and business insights;
    • manage and scale an API integration platform, which forms the core backbone of the organization;
    • Introduce and improve data quality monitoring and SLA management systems;
    • uphold, refine and introduce data quality standards, engineering best practices and KPIs;
    • collaborate with internal teams to understand their business needs, to create actionable, data-driven solutions to service their department needs.

You’ll make an impact because…

    • you’ve built and managed large scale data platforms;
    • you’ve scaled and managed high performing data engineering teams;
    • you’ve had a mix of data engineering managers/leads and individual contributors report to you in the past;
    • you have a background with technologies such as AWS (Redshift, SE, Lambda, Cassandra), Python and Java;
    • you’ve successfully evangelized, maintained and scaled best practices for data quality and engineering initiatives;
    • you understand the challenges of moving large datasets, in a fast-paced environment, and can effectively deliver relevant data-driven solutions in a timely manner;
    • you are familiar with data modeling, lineage and MDM design;
    • you’re excited to lead data engineering efforts for a rapidly growing fintech organization; 
    • you’ve worked as an IC data engineer.

You’ll love working with us because…

    • you‘ll have huge potential to grow with a company that’s a category leader;
    • you’ll have equity in a pre-IPO company backed by top VCs;
    • we offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance with many plan options;
    • we offer monthly fitness, phone and internet reimbursement;
    • you can fuel up at our stocked kitchens with endless snacks and drinks;
    • we prize EQ and empathy, and have a culture that emphasizes total wellness, including work-life harmony.
Office Location 
We're open to hiring for this role remotely and/or around our Mountain View, San Francisco, or Toronto Offices. 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
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