Chime is hiring a

Senior Data Engineer, Processing and Serving

San Francisco, United States

About the Role

The Data engineering team has been created keeping in mind the importance and criticality of data for the overall success of Chime.  The mission of the group is to build a scalable data platform that caters to the data plumbing needs of Chime. As one of the founding members of this team, you will have the rare opportunity to build scalable data systems from scratch.  Additionally, you will have the unique opportunity to architect and build workflows that could potentially become de facto standards for the fintech industry.

This job cannot be performed remotely in the state of Colorado.

In this role, you can expect to

  • Be a hands-on data engineer, building, scaling and optimizing ETL pipelines
  • Design data warehouse schemas and scale data warehouse to ingest and process data  for 10x data growth 
  • Design and build  data observability framework.
  • Ownership of all aspects of data - data quality, data governance, data and schema design, data quality and security
  • Own schema registry and dependency chart for persistent data
  • Own the ETL workflows and make sure the pipeline meets data quality and availability requirements
  • Work closely with partner teams, like Data Science, Analytics and DevOps

To thrive in this role, you have

  • 5+ years experience ingesting and transforming data from or into star schema or flat data models
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience to build and deploy production-quality data pipelines
  • 5+ years of experience writing and deploying Python, or Java code
  • 3+ years with Spark, AWS Glue, EMR,Airflow 
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience using any MPP database system like Snowflake, AWS Redshift or Teradata
  • Track record of successful partnerships with product, engineering and DevOps teams 
  • Understanding of key metrics for data pipelines and has built solutions to provide visibility to partner teams

A little about us

We created Chime because we believe everyone deserves financial peace of mind. By eliminating unnecessary fees and helping people grow their savings automatically, we’ve empowered millions of Americans to take control of their finances. 

Chime is the largest and fastest-growing U.S. player in the challenger-banking space. Through our banking partners, we offer access to bank accounts with fee-free overdraft, provide members the chance to receive early access to their paychecks, help them improve their credit, and more!

We've built one of the most experienced leadership teams in Fintech and were recently valued at over $14.5B. We've raised over $1B in funding from leading investors including DST, Coatue, Tiger Global, General Atlantic, Iconiq, Dragoneer, Menlo, Whale Rock, Access, Forerunner, Crosslink, Cathay, aCrew, and others. 

What we offer

  • 💰 Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus the usual medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • 📝  Quarterly stipend to spruce up your home office 
  • 🏝 Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days 
  • 🖥  Virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers- think cooking classes, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights, etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • 💚  A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help create a completely new kind of banking service

We know that great work comes from great, and inclusive teams. At Chime, we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice.