Senior Data Engineer

Chicago, IL /
Chicago Headquarters – Product Development /
Full-Time
At Amount we have a thriving culture and possess a truly entrepreneurial spirit. We value innovation and individual voices, we are committed to active inclusion and diversity, and we support each other's growth. Most importantly, we’re always ready to hustle!


Amount is looking for Senior Data Engineers to help us build a robust and scalable data platform to support ETL, reporting, and data analysis as our business scales. We use cutting-edge technologies like Spark, NiFi, and Presto to deliver high-quality data to analysts, data scientists, and partners. You'll gain experience in Big Data technologies such as Apache Spark in a Cloud-first environment and strengthen your Python development skills. We’re looking for an engineer that takes ownership in their work, has a strong focus on quality, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment.

What you'll do:

    • Gain experience in Big Data technologies such as Apache Spark in a Cloud-first environment
    • Build data ingestion pipelines for various data sources including Postgres, SQLServer, and REST APIs
    • Participate in design and architecture planning for our infrastructure and code
    • Develop features to support dynamic ETL, automated data quality validation, and data delivery
    • Automate operational data tasks
    • Perform periodic on-call duties

Who you are:

    • You have a bachelors in Computer Science or a related degree or equivalent experience
    • You have 5+ years of development experience in Python, Java, or Scala
    • You have 3+ years of experience developing with Hadoop, Spark, and/or Hive
    • You have experience performance tuning Apache Spark Jobs
    • You have experience with technologies like Presto, NiFi, and Luigi preferred
    • AWS experience preferred
    • Data modeling experience preferred
About Us

Amount is a technology company focused on accelerating the world’s transition to digital financial services. We create technology experiences that help financial institutions better understand their customers while enabling them to live their best financial lives. We aim to make it easier for financial institutions to provide greater access and smarter tools, so everyone has the opportunity to tackle the financial challenges they face. Our technology is shaping the future of financial services by enabling our partners to better understand and serve their customers, and we are looking for talented team members to join us on the journey.

Our values:

Optimistic: We believe technology has the power to improve the financial lives of everyone. 
Teamwork: We make the best technology work for our clients by working together. 
Risk Aware: We understand the impacts of each and every decision we make in our high risk industry. 
Integrity: We work honestly and undivided in our commitment to make more possible. 
Eager: We are self-starters, fully engaged and committed to pushing great ideas forward quickly and responsibly.
Respectful: We honor diversity, value inclusion, and create an environment of belonging for people of all backgrounds. 
Committed: We are dedicated to the highest standard for our partners, their customers, and our people. 
Curious: We seek to understand the core of each problem, enabling us to find the right solution. 

Benefits and Perks:

In light of COVID-19, we have transitioned to working fully remote, within the United States, temporarily.  We will continue to work remote in accordance with the CDC and local health authorities' recommendations.  Please consider that this position will not be remote long-term and our expectation is that this individual will join us in our Chicago or LA office when it is safe to do so. Note: International work is not permitted at this time.

Enjoy each other's company over virtual happy hours, yoga and meditation sessions, lunch and learns, team demo days, game nights, and more!
Take the time you need when you need it through our Flexible PTO policy.
Save $$ on taxes by using our commuter and transit benefits! We also have a bike storage room available onsite.
Take advantage of our comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision coverage, 401(k), parental leave, HSA match, and an Employee Assistance Program.
Interested in having a stake in Amount? We offer a meaningful equity program.
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Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance are options too!