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Senior Data Engineer



Data Science
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023
We are looking for an experienced Data Engineer to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data pipeline development, data quality control, and data infrastructure for machine learning models. Additionally, the candidate should have a strong understanding of marketing data and business sense. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining data pipelines, ensuring data quality and accuracy, and supporting machine learning models.


  • Design and build data pipelines to collect, process, and store large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Implement data quality control processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of data
  • Develop and maintain data infrastructure to support machine learning models
  • Collaborate with data scientists and machine learning engineers to understand data requirements for models
  • Work with business teams to understand marketing data and business requirements
  • Monitor and maintain the performance of data pipelines and infrastructure
  • Participate in the design and implementation of data storage and retrieval systems
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and tools in the data engineering field


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in data engineering
  • Strong experience with data pipeline development and data quality control
  • Hands-on experience with data infrastructure for machine learning models
  • Knowledge of data storage and retrieval systems such as Hadoop, Spark, and NoSQL databases
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and SQL
  • Understanding of marketing data and business sense is a plus
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skillsExcellent communication and collaboration skills
What we offer:
This is a consumer fintech startup, and you will be working with serial entrepreneurs who have built strong consumer brands and innovative products. We are backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top VCs, including GGV capital, Lightspeed Ventures, Female Founders Fund, and others. We value extreme ownership, clear communication, a strong sense of craftsmanship, and the desire to create lasting work and work relationships. Yes, you can build an exciting business AND have real-life real-customer impact.
💰 US salary range for this full-time position consists of base + equity + benefits
Our salary ranges are determined by role and experience:
140k - 190k base + equity
🏥 Medical, dental, and vision coverage - Kikoff covers the full cost of health insurance for the employee!
🤑 Stock options
📈 Access to 401k plan
🏝 In addition to 10 annual company holidays, we offer Summer Fridays
✈️ Generous unlimited vacation policy to help you recharge
Additionally, we host regular team building events to help you get to know the Kikoff team! Our last virtual cooking event had everyone's mouth on fire, but cooled down by home-mixed cocktails.