Ethos Life is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer, Data Platforms (Bangalore)

Bengaluru, India

About Ethos

Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get life insurance for the next million families. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally multi-week process into a modern digital experience for our users that can take just minutes!

Our investors include General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, SoftBank, and the investment vehicles of Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, and Robert Downey Jr. We are listed in Forbes’ Top 50 Fintechs of 2020. And for exciting news about our growth check out Life-Insurance Startup Ethos Valued at More Than $2.7 Billion. We are scaling quickly and looking for passionate people to protect the next million families!

Ethos is an extremely data driven company. We take every decision backed by data. Making data and insights available to everyone in the company is the mission of data engineering team. You will work with some of the brightest people helping drive infrastructure and insights to disrupt one of the oldest and largest industries in the country.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Your team owns data platforms like Snowflake, Segment Airflow, DBT, Mode, and Sagemaker.  Take responsibility for everything from configuration using Terraform to monitoring and observation using Datadog.  Operational excellence is the name of the game.
  • Integrate new versions of systems and upgrades to software on a regular, timely cadence. 
  • Evaluate changes for performance or functional impact and manage deployments appropriately.
  • Provide observability into our systems.  Use out of the box functionality if possible, build it out if necessary. 
  • Setup monitoring, alerting, and notifications to proactively respond to any issues.  
  • Constantly optimize usage across all of our platforms.  
  • Maintain change control for data infrastructure. 
  • Build realtime data pipelines to ingest structured and unstructured data into data warehouse
  • Build ETL pipelines using Airflow to drive analytics, reporting and machine learning
  • Build and maintain data governance, classification and dictionary
  • Constantly improve A/B test framework and reporting
  • Support leadership and every single team with research on key business initiatives and challenges

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Python, Java, or Scala
  • Minimum of 5 years of solid software engineering experience building data or backend systems
  • Comfortable with navigating complex topics and using data to make decisions
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Everyone is welcome at Ethos. We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion and look for applicants who understand, embrace and thrive in a multicultural world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records.

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