Senior Data Engineer

Berlin /
Engineering /
We’re Sesame and we’re building a transformative platform that makes it easier and more affordable for all Americans to access high-quality health care. We believe everyone should be able to get great care for a fair price. That’s why we’re working with doctors who share our vision for giving people a better way to get the care they need without the stress, frustrations, and rip-offs of the current healthcare system.

As our first data engineering hire, you will be a critical member of Sesame's team.

Who you are

    • You're an experienced data engineer who can hit the ground running
    • You've probably come from a solid background of building backend systems - microservices and the data challenges they bring won't surprise you.
    • You have solid experience with business intelligence systems, data pipelines and database management
    • You can work cross-functionally and help build a culture of open communication and collaboration
    • You are someone who takes complete ownership of their work and evangelizes best practices.
    • You are passionate about growing and developing the team, and excited to promote an insights-driven data culture

What you’ll be doing

    • From ETL creation to maintenance, reporting to the Chief architect you will set the foundation of our data infrastructure.
    • You will ensure data quality and consistency.
    • You will make sure we have access to all of our relevant KPIs
    • You will develop all necessary automated reports for teams to perform and be the go-to person for any data question
    • You will partner with product to drive requirements for new features and integrate data during product development


    • Previous experience setting up data infra
    • Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, innovative environment
    • Fluency with SQL + analytics packages.
    • Combination of deep technical skills/computer science, communication skills and business savvy to interface with all levels and disciplines
    • Experience with creating/maintaining data pipelines with Snowflake a big plus.
    • Experience with integrating enterprise data visualization tools e.g Looker is a plus.

What we offer

    • Competitive total compensation package including equity
    • 30 days paid vacation.
    • A fun and international work environment with teams in New York and Berlin
    • The opportunity to work independently— whatever cadence makes sense to get work done in the best way according to the constraints at-hand
    • The opportunity to create and own something completely from scratch.
    • The chance to learn first-hand about the biggest industry in the world

How to apply

    • Submit your resume and cover letter
Sesame is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company — we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.