Senior Data Platform Engineer

| Chicago, IL, USA | Remote
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Kin is on a mission to change home insurance from what it is to what it should be. Whether we’re leveraging data to create customizable coverage or providing claims service that goes above and beyond expectations, our members are at the heart of everything we do. In the face of ever-growing climate risk, they deserve an insurance company that cares about them. We aim to stick with our members through thick and thin.

Use efficient technology that lets homeowners buy directly from us to keep costs down: This is the essence of Kin. Our approach has fostered amazing growth, attracted marquee investors, and earned us accolades, including being named to:

  • Built In Chicago's Best Places to Work, Midsize Companies (2021-2024).
  • Forbes' America's Best Startup Employers (2021- 2023).
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies.
  • Forbes’ Fintech 50.

Simply put, our people are what make us great – we need forward-thinking, inspired game-changers like you to join us in our mission.

So, what’s the role?

The Data Platform team builds the data ingestion, processing and storage backbone enabling engineering, AI, data science, analytics, and application engineering teams throughout Kin to use and understand data. The team is responsible for developing and supporting infrastructure making use of data technologies including Airbyte, Airflow, Databricks, Flink, along with other industry and internal tools.The successful candidate will have a strong problem-solving ability and be comfortable working in an agile development environment, able to quickly adapt to changing requirements and deliver high-quality solutions promptly.

I’ve got the skills… but do I have the necessary ones?

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills are essential for working in a team environment.
  • The candidate should be able to effectively collaborate with other team members, stakeholders, and data scientists to understand their requirements and provide solutions.
  • Capable of leading and mentoring junior data engineers within the team.
  • Provide guidance and design oversight during product definition, requirements, and design phases
  • Collaborate closely with Kin’s Product, Data Science, and Engineering teams to help gather and develop business requirements

Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible PTO policy 
  • Remote work
  • Generous equity package
  • 401K with company match
  • Parental leave
  • Continuing education and professional development
  • The excitement of joining a high-growth Insurtech company and seeing your work make an impact
About Kin

Kin is the only pure-play, direct-to-consumer digital insurer focused on the growing home insurance market. We make policies convenient and affordable through a technology platform that delivers a seamless user experience, customized options for coverage, and fast, high-quality claims service. Kin is a fully licensed carrier that offers coverage through its reciprocal exchanges which are owned by its policyholders. To learn more, visit www.kin.com.

EEOC Statement

Kin is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We don't just accept difference – we honor it, nurture it, and celebrate it. We don’t discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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More Information on Kin Insurance
Kin Insurance operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL and St Petersburg, FL. Kin Insurance was founded in 2016. It has 700 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Open door policy, OKR operational model, Team based strategic planning, Pair programming, Open office floor plan and Flexible work schedule. To see all jobs at Kin Insurance, click here.
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