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Data Engineer, TIFIN

Company: TIFIN Wealth
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:


TIFIN is a fintech platform backed by industry leaders including JP Morgan, Morningstar, Broadridge, Hamilton Lane, Franklin Templeton, Motiv Partners and a who's who of the financial service industry. We are creating engaging wealth experiences to better financial lives through AI and investment intelligence powered personalization. We are working to change the world of wealth in ways that personalization has changed the world of movies, music and more but with the added responsibility of delivering better wealth outcomes.

We use design and behavioral thinking to enable engaging experiences through software and application programming interfaces (APIs). We use investment science and intelligence to build algorithmic engines inside the software and APIs to enable better investor outcomes.

In a world where every individual is unique, we match them to financial advice and investments with a recognition of their distinct needs and goals across our investment marketplace and our advice and planning divisions.


* Shared Understanding through Listening and Speaking the Truth. We communicate with radical candor, precision and compassion to create a shared understanding. We challenge, but once a decision is made, commit fully. We listen attentively, speak candidly.
* Innovate with Creative Solutions. We believe that disruptive innovation begins with curiosity and creativity. We challenge the status quo and problem solve to find new answers.
* Make Magic for our Users. We center around the voice of the customer. With deep empathy for our clients, we create technology that transforms investor experiences.
* I Win for Teamwin. We believe in staying within our genius zones to succeed. We inspire each other with our energy and attitude. When we tap into our unique potential, we can come together to win together. We fly in formation, we cover each other's backs.
* Grow at the Edge. We are driven by personal growth. We get out of our comfort zone and keep egos aside to find our genius zones. We strive to be the best we can possibly be. No excuses.


We have a built a centralized data platform at TIFIN, leveraging the combined data from all of our services to build a more complete picture of what investors want. It provides digital distribution insights and infrastructure for asset managers, derived from proprietary, partner, and third-party data.

We are looking for an ambitious Data Engineer to join the Distill team. The ideal candidate is excited to build and optimize a distributed data platform for machine learning and is an experienced data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up. We are looking for someone excited to join a team where they can make an impact and who is results-and execution-oriented. We are a team of do-ers!


* Assemble, splice, and merge large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
* Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS 'big data' technologies like Redshift and Glue
* Develop event streaming architecture to load data into a Customer Data Platform
* Design and build ETL pipelines to dynamically ingest data
* Build a Data Vault that combines events with batch data
* Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
* Create datasets for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader
* Work with stakeholders, including the Executive, Product, Data, and Design teams, to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs
* Keep our data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers and AWS regions
* Manage technical optimization for maximum speed and scalability


* Degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience
* 2+ years of increasing responsibility in technical data roles
* Real-world experience developing highly scalable solutions designed to democratize data to everyone in an organization
* Strong coding skills in Python
* Experience designing and building ETL pipelines
* Expertise in various big data technologies, both open source and cloud native, AWS preferred (Kinesis, Athena, Spark, Airflow)
* Ability to work comprehensively with various databases (Postgres, SQL, MongoDB, etc.)
* Expertise in data model design with sensitivity to usage patterns and goals - schema, scalability, immutability, idempotency, etc.
* Track record of choosing the proper transit, storage, and analytical technology to simplify and optimize the user experience
* Ability to thrive in a highly demanding, entrepreneurial, and fast-paced environment
* Highly flexible, good tolerance for ambiguity, and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
* A top performer with a proactive approach who has a "doer" & problem-solver mentality
* An exceptional team player with strong communication skills
* A local presence in Denver or Boulder is preferred


The expected starting salary range for this position is between $120,000 - $160,000. Applicable salary ranges may differ across markets. Actual pay will be determined based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. The position is also eligible for incentive compensation.

TIFIN offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

* Performance linked variable compensation, including equity
* Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
* Flexible Spending Account
* 401(k) Retirement Plan
* Flexible PTO policy and Company-paid holidays
* Corporate Social Responsibility opportunities
* Fully stocked office kitchens
* Company sponsored events like Qi Gong, Lunch & Learns, Development Workshops, Dinners, Happy Hours, and more!
* The ability to make a real impact in an incredibly fast-growing organization

A note on location. While we have team centers in New York City, San Francisco, Charlotte, and Mumbai, TIFIN is headquartered in Boulder, CO and our preference is to build the team here whenever possible, so relocation packages are available for any candidate willing to relocate to the Boulder area.

TIFIN is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: TIFIN Wealth, Boulder , Data Engineer, TIFIN, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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