Senior Data Engineer at AlphaSense (Remote)

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About AlphaSense: 

AlphaSense is a market intelligence platform used by the world's leading companies and financial institutions. Since 2011, our AI-based technology has helped professionals make smarter business decisions by delivering insights from an extensive universe of public and private content—including company filings, event transcripts, news, trade journals, and equity research. Our platform is trusted by over 1,800 enterprise customers, including a majority of the S&P 500. Headquartered in New York City, AlphaSense employs over 450 people across offices in the U.S., U.K., Finland, and India. For more information, please visit www.alpha-sense.com.
 
Check out what we’ve built so far: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPMfWLwv23I

About the Team:

The Data & Analytics team works across AlphaSense to make data an asset for growth. We do that through infrastructure, process, well-modeled and documented data, analysis, and deep partnership with the business. In addition to technical leadership, we partner across departments to raise the analytics bar, drive operational improvement, and support growth. Our work spans BI dashboards for business and executive users, ML models for critical business challenges, and data & infrastructure to support our AI engineers.

The Role:

We are seeking a passionate Senior Data Engineer to help create the next big thing in data analysis.

You will join our Data & Analytics organization and will be integral to building out a best-in-class data architecture which will support reporting, analytics and data science across the whole company. As a Senior Data Engineer, you’ll be integral in building out our world class data platform. You’ll help create fault-tolerant data pipelines, all-inclusive data lakes and build out a highly scalable data warehouse which will support operations across AlphaSense.

Who You Are:
  • 3+ years experience with general purpose programming language, preferably python.
  • Strong experience writing high quality SQL scripts and creating functional data models
  • Strong background in ETL and data processing, familiar with how to transform data to meet business goals
  • Experience with massive scale relational databases (especially BigQuery) is a big plus
  • Significant experience and exposure to test-driven development and automated testing frameworks
  • Self-starter with the ability to think and operate enterprise-wide in order to implement holistic systems and solutions supporting critical business needs
  • Strong problem solver and collaborator with a record of getting big things done
  • Strong experience with data modeling and scheduling tools like dbt and Apache Airflow
  • BS, MS degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work both in a team environment and independently

What You’ll Do:

  • Collect data from multiple internal and external systems and convert it into the source of truth for multiple domains across Alphasense
  • Build scalable data pipelines leveraging Airflow scheduler/executor framework and dbt
  • Work with the team to build POCs with innovative applications like Apache Spark, Databricks and graph databases
  • Work with internal/external analysts, data scientists and business teams to model and build a highly scalable data warehouse that caters to the whole organization
  • Partner with engineers, analysts and business stakeholders from various teams to build data insights and help them to answer important questions
  • Ensure reliable and secure production and pre-production environments
  • Maintain and actively harden infrastructure shared across the data and analytics teams.

AlphaSense is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals. All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling AlphaSense’s

commitment to equal employment opportunity. AlphaSense does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any other non-merit factor. This policy applies to every aspect of employment at AlphaSense, including recruitment, hiring, training, advancement, and termination.

In addition, it is the policy of AlphaSense to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where a particular employee works.


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An Insider's view of AlphaSense

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We work hard, and play harder: Everyone is crunching to reach their goals everyday. There’s always hype and encouragement along the way and in the end, we celebrate it all - both the successes and challenges.

Dan

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We are building an AI-powered augmented intelligence search platform that would dramatically improve our users' experience on the platform. Our vision for the platform is to function as a smart assistant that can: find, curate and summarize every relevant piece of information. It's a very unique and exciting problem with limitless possibilities.

Prashant

Researcher -- Deep Learning

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

When I came to AlphaSense, I didn’t know exactly what my career path would look like. Having the opportunity to get in at the ground floor, learn and build a career with a company that was growing fast led me to customer success. I now have the opportunity to work hand in hand with our impressive customer base.

Steve

Director, Sales

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

At AlphaSense, we hire smart people who come with unique experiences and fresh perspective. Everyone has a seat at the table, and in return, we expect passionate participation. Our goal is to be better tomorrow than we were yesterday. The entire team would agree, employee input influences the direction of the company in almost every way

Kiva

Chief Revenue Officer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Being a Product Specialist, I have the opportunity to collaborate cross company. Whether it’s helping sales with an account customization call, working with Account Managers on creative searches, providing content with new requests from clients, or partnering with the product team on what new features should be added to the product roadmap.

Joelle

Product Specialist

What are AlphaSense Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
AlphaSense has lunch and learns quarterly.
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