Ember

Lead Data Engineer/Architect

July 14, 2022

Anywhere

Hi 👋 - we're Ember - an app for business owners that takes care of their accounting and tax for them.Since launching in 2019, we've built a product our users love, achieved a clear product-market fit, raised a fresh round of funding and have become one of the fastest-growing start-ups in the UK today - with over 1,000 businesses running on Ember.Data sits at the core of our ambitions at Ember & we’ve only unlocked a tiny fraction of its potential to date. We are looking for a superstar data engineer who can be both hands-on; building out solid data foundations (warehousing, dashboard-ing, ensuring that the right data is piped to the right people at the right time) and act more in that strategic capacity going forward; ultimately leading this critical initiative as we scale. 🚀🚀🚀The role will include working with the Heads of Product, Growth & Customer Experience to both identify & unlock how we can best utilise data, as well as being hands-on; ensuring the data we do have is clean, accurate, compliant and accessible to maximise its effectiveness. Why this role? Equity: Share options in one of the UK's fastest-growing startups. Flexibility: Flexible working within the UK; choose to either work from our London WeWork office space or from home Personal Development: £1000 training budget and 1 dedicated training day a month Ownership: Work with the founders to define the future of all things data at Ember! Responsibilities Work with the Heads of Product, Growth & Customer Experience to both identify & unlock how we can best utilise data. Lead a small data team consisting of yourself and one Data Analyst Build our Data Warehouse (we use BigQuery) Code. As the sole data engineer in the team, you’ll be expected to be hands-on to help us deliver (we use Python deployed on Google Cloud Functions) Ensure the data we do have is clean, accurate, compliant and accessible to maximise it’s effectiveness both in product + through acquisition Increase understanding across the organisation through data visualisation Requirements 3+ years of industry experience in the field Prior experience building a data warehouse from scratch Strong software development skills with familiarity with best practices Strong industry experience with both Python & SQL An eye for an opportunity & a deep understanding of where data can be used to enhance both product experience and efficiency in acquisition Excellent communication skills Familiarity with cloud platform offerings (we use Google Cloud Platform) Familiarity with customer data platforms (we use Segment) Prior experience working within a scale-up in the SaaS space is beneficial Experience developing and deploying machine learning models is beneficial BenefitsShare Options: Everything we do is down to our team & we believe that we should all own a part of what we're building - that's why we give equity in the company to everyone on our team.Hybrid Working: Work where you do your best work. We have a beautiful London WeWork office that's available for anyone to use, we're also happy for you to work remotely or a bit of both.Training Days: Everyone in the team is encouraged to take 1 day a month to spend on personal & professional development. This helps both you & Ember level up.Learning & Education: We also provide everyone with an annual training budget of £1,000 to spend on books, courses and conferences!Holiday: We offer 32 days of holiday a year (including bank holidays) – and we encourage you to use them all!Socials: There's an amazing camaraderie among the team and at least once a month we all like to get together and let our hair down a bit. The monthly all-hands is not one to miss!Work from Abroad: Everyone in the team is also eligible to take up to 4 weeks a year working from abroad. Whether it's Barcelona or Berlin - you can check into the local WeWork and go about your business.Health & Wellbeing: We offer paid sick leave for both physical & mental health.Pension: We’ll automatically enrol you into our pension scheme with Smart Pensions. We pay 3% on top of your salary into this. Inclusion & Diversity at EmberAt Ember, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better.

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