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We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our fast-growing team. Our data stack includes BigQuery, PostgreSQL, Airbyte, dbt and Looker. This is a big role at a fast-growing startup, working on a team of highly-accomplished, yet humble people who are passionate about the mission of the company.ย 


How youโ€™ll add value at Contra:

  • Exceptional knowledge of PostgreSQL and BigQuery
  • Broad experience with ELT, data modeling and BI tools
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Know enough Linux, Docker and Kubernetes to troubleshoot
  • Are located within North America

Youโ€™ll be successful here if you own:

  • Data pipelines
  • Data transformation to meet Data Analyst needs
  • Deployment of basic models (optimizing for performance)

  • The above describes the core ownership of this role. We are looking to you to be self-sufficient and initiate projects that push the company forward. We are looking for high-energy, high-capability, high-ambition individuals who are keen to advance their own knowledge and can demonstrate how their input advances business goals. lt will be your call to advise in how to grow our data engineering beyond what it is, including researching and proposing new technologies.

Our stack

  • PostgreSQL
  • Airbyte
  • BigQuery
  • dbt
  • Looker

How Contra can add value for you:

  • ๐ŸŒŽ Remote-first culture
  • ๐ŸŽ 100% health coverage for US full-time employees, and health reimbursements for all international contractors
  • ๐Ÿ’ฐ 401k matching for US full-time employees
  • ๐Ÿ’ธ $4,000/year laptop reimbursement + additional equipment, co-working, education, meetup and charity budgets
  • ๐Ÿ’› No-meeting Wednesdays, and half days every third Friday of the month
  • ๐Ÿ‘‹ Generous time off + a flexible parental leave
  • ๐ŸŒด Annual team wide off-site (our most recent was Nov 2021 in Tulum, Mexico)
  • A custom slack emoji, just for you!

Our interview process

  • Intro Call (15-30 minutes) with Hiring team
  • Interview #1 In Depth Technical Discussion Chat (45 minutes)
  • Interview #2 Culture Interview
  • Interview #3 Chat with Allison, Head of Product
  • Interview #3 Founder Interview

How to prepare for the interview?

  • We are a mission driven company. Everyone working on Contra is deeply passionate about what we do. Research people, mission, funding, technology, and have your reasons for wanting to join the organization. We get excited about people who recognize the impact that joining Contra can have in their lives, but donโ€™t glamorize it โ€“ the reason we are successful is because we have a high density of effort, talent, ambition and compassion.


Salary Range

  • $160k - $185k USD
  • Equity Value Range: $72,000 - $180,000 USD
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