Data Lead

San Francisco, USA

We are seeking a Data Lead to level up our data infrastructure and instrument data pipelines that power dashboards and analytics.

This individual will be the first member of a team responsible for Data Science, Data Engineering, and Analytics.

About us

  • We are experienced startup founders and operators
  • We are mission-driven with a big goal: to bring sound currency and property rights to those who need it most
  • We are fast-paced and loosely-structured, with a number of offices and a growing team
  • We are a full-stack solution i.e. we are building both blockchain protocols and the applications that deliver end-user experiences on top of them
  • We are highly technical, with an accomplished team dedicated to learning and pushing boundaries
  • We have a strong engineering culture, which values open-source

You will

  • Architect, implement, and steward end-to-end data infrastructure
  • Collaborate with product and engineering to ensure that new and existing features are appropriately tracked
  • Identify and evaluate Data Science, Engineering, and Analytics tools that may be appropriate to integrate as systems evolve
  • Drive best practices around security in data engineering
  • Drive data literacy and data-driven decision making across functions.
  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to identify KPIs and understand user behavior
  • Investigate trends and validate hypothesis using pilot data
  • Create Insights Reports for the broader Celo Community using both blockchain data from the Celo Protocol and usage analytics from the Celo Wallet.

You have

  • 3+ years of experience as a Software or Data Engineer
  • Familiarity with different database systems and their tradeoffs, experience with GCP is a plus
  • Facility navigating large datasets, with a strong working knowledge of Python, SQL, or other technology
  • Excellent cross-functional collaboration and communication skills
  • An interest in Data Science and Analytics, particularly in open source and/or decentralized systems

Nice to have

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a small, fast-paced, high-autonomy organisation
  • Prior experience working in either the fintech or blockchain domain, or within another regulated space such as healthcare
  • Experience building data infrastructure and teams from the ground up