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Data Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
United States · Europe
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The team

Join our Data Engineering Team at Kraken!

Are you passionate about leveraging the power of data to drive business decisions in the fast-paced world of cryptocurrency? We're seeking a talented Data Engineer to play a crucial role in our innovative Data Engineering team. As a Data Engineer at Kraken, you'll be at the forefront of transforming terabytes of data into actionable insights, enabling us to stay ahead in the ever-evolving cryptocurrency landscape.

If you are ready to be a driving force behind Kraken's data initiatives, working with cutting-edge technologies and a passionate team, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey at Kraken!

This role is fully remote. We consider candidates from Americas, EMEA, and APAC.

The opportunity

  • Build scalable and reliable data pipeline that collects, transforms, loads and curates data from internal systems

  • Augment data platform with data pipelines from select external systems

  • Ensure high data quality for pipelines you build and make them auditable

  • Drive data systems to be as near real-time as possible

  • Support design and deployment of distributed data store that will be central source of truth across the organization

  • Build data connections to company's internal IT systems

  • Develop, customize, configure self service tools that help our data consumers to extract and analyze data from our massive internal data store

  • Evaluate new technologies and build prototypes for continuous improvements in data engineering.

Skills you should HODL

  • 4+ years of work experience in relevant field (Data Engineer, DWH Engineer, Software Engineer, etc)

  • Experience with data warehouse technologies and relevant data modeling best practices (Presto, Athena, Glue, etc)

  • Experience building data pipelines/ETL and familiarity with design principles (Apache Airflow is a big plus!)

  • Excellent SQL and data manipulation skills using common frameworks like Spark/PySpark, or similar.

  • Proficiency in a major programming language (e.g. Scala, Python, Golang,..)

  • Experience with business requirements gathering for data sourcing.

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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