Senior Data Engineer at AffiniPay

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Senior Data Engineer
Are you looking to have an influence and lay the foundation of our data solutions? This is your opportunity to be a key member of our Product Team which is just beginning to harness the power of data. AffiniPay’s Senior Data Engineer will play a critical role at the company by architecting and developing data warehouse models and solutions, helping to provide key insights on how our products and customers perform. As a Senior Data Engineer, you will build and support our data warehouse that consume data from multiple different sources, and transform it into valuable and insightful information. You will focus on designing, implementing, and supporting new and existing data solutions to support our data team with various advanced analytical needs. 
The Role:
You should excel in the design, creation, management, and business use of large, complex datasets. You should have excellent business and communication skills to work with data analysts to determine how best to design the data warehouse for reporting and analytics. You will be responsible for designing and implementing scalable ETL processes to support the rapidly growing and dynamic business demand and use it to deliver the data as a service. You should have the ability to develop and tune SQL to provide optimized solutions to the business.

  • Provide technical and thought leadership around data engineering and the evolution to mature access to data
  • Work in close collaboration with product management and data analysts to clarify requirements and translate them into robust, scalable, operable data architecture
  • Model data and metadata to support ad-hoc and pre-built reporting facilitating data access for our BI tools and analytical reporting
  • Develop and optimize ETL processes
  • Optimize the performance of business-critical queries
  • Design, implement and support a platform that can provide ad-hoc access to large datasets
  • Define and model data architecture for AffiniPay’s data warehouse
  • 5+ years of experience with data engineering 
  • Experience in columnar databases such as Amazon Redshift
  • Expert level SQL skills with the ability to write good, clean code in at least one data ingestion language such as Python
  • Experience in data ingestions language tools such as Python
  • Experience building Data warehouse models and implement complex data views with scalable architectures and large data processing to support business intelligence and analytical reporting
  • Experience in database design and architectural principles and methodologies
  • Experience with data modeling tools such as ERStudio, PowerDesigner, Erwin etc.
  • Experience with data modeling standardization, root cause analysis, performance tuning and optimization techniques
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a cross-functional team
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with large-scale data repositories like data lakes or dimensional data warehouse
  • Experience with real-time data pipelines including Kafka
  • Experience with distributed systems & microservices
  • Experience with leading an early data culture to mature.

About AffiniPay
At AffiniPay, we’re continuously tackling exciting and interesting problems to define the direction of the financial technology industry and transform the way professionals get paid! Our drive to become leaders in fintech has fostered our fast-moving, growth-focused culture. We’ve assembled teams of highly collaborative problem solvers who are passionate about both personal and company growth. We are eager to create, work together, and do whatever it takes to get the job done. We also know that our people are our greatest asset and responsible for our ultimate success. As such, we invest in our team-members’ growth and development, recognize accomplishments, and celebrate successes together. We’re building a winning team, and we need more creative, collaborative, and fun-loving people to help us get the job done!
 Affini-Perks! We've got you covered... Competitive compensation structure
401K with automatic 5% company contribution
100% paid medical, dental, and vision benefit plans
100% Company paid short- and long-term disability and life insurance
Competitive PTO plan
Paid maternity/paternity leave
Fun destination quarterly meetings
AffiniPay Swag Package
Company lunches and fully stocked kitchen
All the benefits of a startup culture without the downsides
The chance to get in on the ground floor of one of Austin's fastest growing companies!
AffiniPay is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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3700 N Capital of Texas Hwy Suite 300, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of AffiniPay

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I LOVE coming to the office every day and solving problems face to face with my colleagues. We have a beautiful office, in a beautiful setting, with amazing perks, plus a group of smart, fun and inspiring people to collaborate with.


Partner Integrations Director

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I write the documentation for developers who integrate with our Payment Gateway, and I work with a cross-functional team that includes Business Development, Product, and DevSupport. We guide partners and their developers as they create and maintain their integrations, and we work together internally to make the process quicker and easier.


Technical Program Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

As part of the Product Management Team, we sit on the intersection of Technology, UX, the Business and the Customer. All of us spend a significant of time with our customers and the market. However, given that we are market leaders, we get to lead and influence our entire industry which requires bold yet analytical product decision making.


Director of Product Management

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Dev teams are encouraged to come up with creative ideas both to technically solve existing problems as well as identify business problems which the company may or may not currently comprehend. 


EVP Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

The project I am most excited about at this time is helping build our integrated payment platform. It presents a ton of interesting problems to solve including how to ensure our customers get paid at scale!


Senior Software Engineer

What are AffiniPay Perks + Benefits

AffiniPay Benefits Overview

Employee happiness and well-being are key to our success, which is why we’ll reward your hard work and strive to earn your loyalty with fantastic perks and incentives.

Volunteer in local community
AffiniPay's AffiniCares team organizes local volunteer activities such as Clean Up Lady Bird Lake, Partnerships for Children's Wish Program, and Build a Bike.
Partners with Nonprofits
AffiniPay partners with non profits such as Partnerships for Children.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our staff has the opportunity to get involved with things such as event planning, volunteer and health committees.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
AffiniPay contributes an automatic 5% to our staff's 401(K).
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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