Step is a next generation financial services company building the best banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age. Step’s mission is to create a bank that gives you the tools to become smarter with your money and reward you along your financial journey. Step is a well-funded Series A company focused on disrupting banking through a differentiated mobile-first consumer experience. The founding team has extensive background in FinTech and building successful consumer products and brands. If you’re looking to join a fast-growing company with a strong mission and vision that puts people first, we want to meet you.
Step is looking for its first Data Engineer to help us define and implement how we organize and process data at the company. This is an opportunity to start as an individual contributor and help us build and lead the Data Engineering team.
Partner with various stakeholders within the business, understand their data and reporting requirements, and translate them into definitions and technical specifications
Be responsible for defining, developing and optimizing curated datasets and schemas with standardized metrics and definitions across the company
Develop, deploy and maintain ETL jobs and visualizations
Troubleshoot technical issues with platforms, data discrepancies, alerts etc
Perform ad hoc analysis, insight requests, and data extractions to resolve critical business issues
Build a Data Roadmap for the company and a hiring plan behind it. Execute on the hiring plan.
10+ years working experience in a successful data engineering or business intelligence team
Experience leading an engineering team in a technical leadership or people management capacity
Expert knowledge in data modeling concepts and implementation
Strong technical accomplishments in SQL, ETLs and data analysis
Hands on experience in processing large data sets
Strong business intuition and ability to understand complex business systems
Core technologies we use
Working at Step
Competitive salary based on experience, with full medical and dental benefits
Stock in an early stage startup that is growing
Flexible WFH and vacation policy
Free daily lunches
Free snacks & drinks
Monthly team events outside the office
Monthly stipend for commuter benefits and card testing
Office right next to Caltrain
Step was founded by financial industry veterans CJ MacDonald and Alexey Kalinichenko to provide teens and their families with financial tools for today’s modern-day banking needs and to promote financial literacy for the future. The founding team has 50+ years in combined financial technology experience across companies like Gyft, First Data, Square and Google.