Data Engineer at Do Not Use - Amun 21Shares (Remote)

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Amun is a leading cryptocurrency issuer which aims to make purchasing crypto more
accessible, and efficient.

Under its 21Shares brand, Amun is the world's largest issuer of crypto exchange-traded
products (ETPs). The 21Shares suite of ETPs has simplified access to crypto for both
institutional and retail investors in the traditional finance community. In a similar fashion,
Amun aims to provide tokens that will make it easy for the crypto community to access
sophisticated strategies that are not otherwise readily available in this space. Amun 21Shares is a
team of entrepreneurs, engineers, and financial product developers who are uniquely
placed to revolutionize cryptocurrency investing through the issuance of our broad range
of tokens. Our goal is to make these tokens present a new paradigm in cryptocurrency
investing and to facilitate their use.

About the Role:

We are looking for a savvy Data Engineer to join our growing team of analytics experts.

This hire will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up.

Our culture is about diversity, communication, collaboration and education.  We are always working together across continents, building amazing experiences and learning along the way.

What You Will Be Doing:
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture,
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • 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.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • 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 through multiple data centers and AWS regions.
  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems
What You Will Need to Be Great In This Role:
  • 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role
  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift
  • Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.
  • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.
  • Understanding Blockchain, or at least very curious about Blockchain and willing to learn and keep at the forefront of cryptocurrency continually
  • Experience with Financial engineering and financial data - Big advantage
Our Stack:
  • AWS infrastructure
  • Postgresql
  • Node backend (Typescript, feathersjs)
  • Vue and React on the frontend
  • Python and Golang in the mix as well 

This position must be based in the Zürich office.

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What are Do Not Use - Amun 21Shares Perks + Benefits

Do Not Use - Amun 21Shares Benefits Overview

Amun 21Shares believes benefits and perks are crucial to maintaining some semblance of work-life balance in today's always-on world. We believe benefits and perks expand beyond just 401k(s) or health insurance. We believe benefits also include diversity and inclusion practices, learning and development, culture, etc. We have built a robust program that covers all of this and more, but it isn't perfect. We aim to continue building upon this in the months and years to come to attract and retain the best talent.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Amun 21Shares is working on developing committees across functions and with varying purposes, including a corporate responsibility committee, a culture committee, and more.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Amun 21Shares' leadership team represents the diversity of our collective organization. Amun 21Shares' is BIPOC and woman co-founded and led.
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Amun 21Shares contributes 99% on our lowest medical plan; 90% on our most premium. Dependent coverage is up to 50% on all plans.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Amun 21Shares' has recently launched a 401k program that not only allows for easier investing, but also allows employees to contribute in CRYPTO!
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Amun 21Shares offers three months paid parental leave for all parents!
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Amun 21Shares' believes that designated paid time off promotes higher usage. We provide generous PTO that encourages team members to take time off as they need it.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Amun 21Shares' New York office hosts monthly outings at various places round New York City! We also host an annual offsite each year for the entire company - our last one was in Switzerland!
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
As a company in an industry that changes every second, let alone every day, we love learning. We support all employees in their continued learning, conference sponsorship, and more.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Amun 21Shares is a global company that is growing incredibly quickly. Our perks & benefits are growing the same. If you don't see something listed here today, it certainly is up for discussion and consideration. We believe benefits & perks are ever expanding, not shrinking with scale.

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