Data Engineer

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Paxos is on a mission to enable the movement of any asset, any time, in a trustworthy way. Today’s financial infrastructure is archaic, expensive, inefficient and risky - supporting a system that leaves out more people than it lets in. So we’re rebuilding it. 

As a regulated blockchain infrastructure company, we use technology to tokenize, custody, trade, and settle assets for enterprise clients like PayPal, Novi, Bank of America, and Interactive Brokers. Paxos is a top-funded blockchain company, with more than $500 million in total funding from leading investors like OakHC/FT, Founders Fund, PayPal Ventures, and Declaration Partners. Together, we empower today’s financial leaders to build a more open, trusted economy.

Our Analytics team is looking for a Data Engineer to join our small but growing data & analytics team. You’ll partner with the rest of the team, business stakeholders and our broader engineering team to design, build and scale our quickly expanding analytics platform. You’ll lead the development of efficient and scalable data pipelines and extensible data models in order to make data at Paxos more accurate, accessible and actionable. You’ll work closely with partners to identify new use-cases for and sources of data to drive decision-making across the organization. Collaborating across disciplines, you will identify internal/external data sources to design and implement new data models & table structures, data products, ELT strategy, automation frameworks and scalable data pipelines. We’ve recently redesigned our analytics stack using technologies like Terraform, S3, Snowflake, DBT & Looker. There is a lot of opportunity for you to help shape how we use data at Paxos as we continue to evolve this platform.

As a Data Engineer, you'll get to:

  • Improve Paxos’s products and decision-making by crafting, growing and optimizing our data and data architecture.
  • Partner with engineering, the rest of the data org and cross-functional partners to understand data needs.
  • Design, build and maintain efficient and reliable data pipelines to move data across a number of environments and platforms
  • Ensure data access and segregation aligns to relevant data policies
  • Work with data and cross-functional partners to automate manual ingestion processes and optimize data delivery
  • Educate your partners: Use your data and analytics experience to ‘see what’s missing’, identifying and addressing gaps in their existing logging and processes.
  • Design and implement data unit tests on pipelines, ensuring accurate data reaches end users at all times
  • Build data expertise and own data quality for your areas
  • Become an advocate for data and data tooling within Paxos - make recommendations for new datasets, tools, analyses to further the data team and Paxos’s missions.
  • Immerse yourself in blockchain technology, cryptocurrency for enterprises and investors, our regulation-first approach, and more!

Your experience should include:

  • 3+ years of SQL experience
  • 2+ years experience in custom ETL design, implementation and maintenance
  • 2+ years of Python development experience
  • 1+ years of experience with workflow management engines (i.e. Airflow, Luigi, Prefect, Dagster, digdag.io, Google Cloud Composer, AWS Step Functions, Azure Data Factory, UC4, Control-M, Azkaban)
  • 1+ years experience with Data Modeling
  • Experience analyzing data to discover opportunities and address gaps
  • Experience working with cloud or on-prem Big Data/MPP analytics platforms (i.e., Snowflake, AWS Redshift, Google BigQuery, Azure Data Warehouse, Netezza, Teradata or similar)

You might also have:

  • Experience with more than one coding language
  • Design and implementation of real-time pipelines
  • Experience with data quality and validation
  • SQL performance tuning and E2E process optimization
  • Experience with anomaly/outlier detection.
  • Experience with notebook-based Data Science workflow.
  • Experience with Airflow

What you’ll love about Paxos:

Paxos has consistently been named as a “Best Place to Work” by BuiltIn and was recently listed on the 2021 Forbes Fintech 50. All of our employees have significant ownership and impact on our business, as well as benefits like company equity, health insurance, family leave, a $500 quarterly stipend for development, a $500 stipend for home office setup and unlimited PTO. From team product demos and virtual lounge and learns to care packages and an active Slack #shoutouts channel, there are countless opportunities to connect and make your mark. Help us continue to build a new, open financial system from one of our three offices or right from your home!

Learn more: 

  • USDP Stablecoin Chosen for Facebook's Pilot of Novi Digital Wallet
  • Forbes Names Paxos to 2021 Fintech 50 
  • Paxos Supports Interactive Brokers' Journey into Crypto Markets  
  • CB Insights Names Paxos to 2021 Fintech 250 for Crypto Category
  • Paxos Supports Flourish Crypto
  • Paxos National Trust Receives OCC Conditional Approval for De Novo Charter 
  • Paxos Raises $300M in Series D Funding at 2.4B Valuation 
  • Paxos & PayPal Bring Crypto to Millions of Users

Our Paxos team is made up of passionate people from all over the world with different perspectives and experiences. If this opportunity excites you, but your experience doesn’t perfectly match the description…apply! Unique voices help us build a more transparent and open economy.

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Midtown Manhattan, New York, NY 10011

An Insider's view of Paxos

What's something quirky about your company?

While Paxos is building serious products for serious businesses, we are definitely not serious all the time! We have an extremely collaborative culture and we’re big fans of get-to-know-you happy hours, trivia game nights and virtual karaoke bingo sessions. It's a great way for us to connect and be silly outside of the typical workplace hours.

Becky

Director of Communications

What does your typical day look like?

No day at Paxos is really "typical." However, most of my day is really focused on defining and helping us deliver on the incredible roadmap we have ahead of us.

This may involve working with engineering to size projects, chatting with clients and partners to get feedback on the new capabilities, and working with other internal teams.

Jamar

Senior Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team is a great mix of personalities and backgrounds all strongly unified around our mission. To that end, a few key ingredients for success are listening, striving for excellence, and always operating with respect. I'll add that a sense of humor goes a long way!

Mina

Director, Securities

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

High impact innovation tends to come in from the grassroots, so empowering individual contributors to experiment with new technologies and practices, then taking those viral successes and advocating broad adoption is key to organizational transformation and continuous innovation. Kotlin displaced Java at Paxos in exactly this way.

Huw

Director of Engineering

What are some things you learned at the company?

I love working in an environment where on the same day you might be digging into the internals of a new security device and then move on to creating mockups for a frontend feature, all while building part of our crypto custody platform.

There are so many opportunities to learn while being part of building next-generation financial infrastructure.

Liz

Senior Software Engineer

What are Paxos Perks + Benefits

Paxos Benefits Overview

All of our employees have significant ownership and impact on our business, as well as benefits like company equity, health insurance, family leave, a $500 quarterly stipend for development, a $500 stipend for remote work setup, and unlimited PTO. From product demos and virtual lounge and learns to care packages and an active Slack #shoutouts channel, there are countless opportunities to make connections and manage your work and personal life.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Paxos' FSA program allows employees to contribute up to $1000 dollars for out-of-pocket medical expenses.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Paxos provides 100% company-paid medical insurance.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Reimburse up to $500 for the initial setup of your home office or workspace
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
$500 quarterly stipend for learning and development
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
$500 quarterly stipend for learning and development
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