Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer

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About SuperRare Labs:

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SuperRare Labs (SRL) is a fast-moving startup on a mission to reinvent and define the art market for the digital age and to empower the artistic community. We are creators of the SuperRare Network; a diverse and creative ecosystem and a digital art / NFT marketplace for cutting edge digital / 3D / VR artists, creators, and art collectors. SuperRare Labs is building state of the art digital products on Ethereum and is backed by top-tiered investors (Series A in March 2021). We are growing our team and are looking for passionate and creative people to join us on our vision and journey!

Engineering at SuperRare Labs:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Engineer who will work on building the next phase of SuperRare Lab’s data services platform. Our engineering team is comprised of web, mobile, data, and dev ops groups. We strive to be more than the sum of our individual parts, and are driven by our core values: candor, autonomy, and communication. We are an all-remote company, but prefer that you have availability during US work hours EST to facilitate better collaboration with your core team. This role will report to the Director of Engineering.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with our team of engineers, data scientists, and product leads architecting and building the next phase of SuperRare Lab’s data services platform
  • Integrate and embed data services into core product applications via pipelines, APIs, and analytics services
  • Create tools that help data analysts and scientists keep research out of silos and into the engineering stack
  • Collaborate with the data science team developing services that support machine learning research and deployment
  • Increase data service maturity level in regards to observability, monitoring, and versioning
  • Support the evolution of art and artists in the digital world

What you have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • 5+ years experience designing and building data intensive applications in the small and at scale
  • A demonstrable understanding of data engineering patterns and best practices and how to apply them appropriately
  • Comfort setting up and owning basic infrastructure while working with the Ops Team as needed for complex builds
  • Deep expertise connecting the data model dots at the conceptual level and translating to a flexible physical design in the warehouse
  • Experience with workflow orchestration tools (e.g. Apache Airflow) and batch/real-time data processing (e.g. Spark, Kafka, Flink)Fluent in Python or Scala, SQL

SuperRare powers / bonus points if you can demonstrate:

  • Prior work with Google Cloud Platform
  • Knowledge of graph database design and integration
  • Expertise handling data lineage as architecture complexity increases
  • Understanding of statistics in an applied setting (e.g. A/B testing, Count-min sketch)
  • Familiarity with data governance and compliance
  • Experience with GraphQL API tools like Postgraphile and Hasura
  • A current knowledge of (or future interest in learning) Haskell

Who you are:

  • A collaborator; we’re passionate about teams being more than the sum of their parts
  • A truth-seeker; you have strong opinions but hold them loosely - maintaining a healthy skepticism and willingness to evolve when presented with new information
  • A builder; you recognize that in many situations done is better than perfect
  • A craftsperson; our work is our art, and the world needs more beauty in it

What we offer:

  • An unique opportunity to be part of the growing crypto/NFT community early on, making a meaningful impact to the team as well as the world
  • Remote first working culture (work from home or co-working pass)
  • Flexible time-off policy
  • Annual offsite to meet you fellow peers in-person
  • An inclusive work environment
  • All the latest tech you need to be successful
  • Expense budget for home setup
  • Annual professional development reimbursement
  • Future opportunity to get paid in crypto currency and $RARE

The Opportunity:

SuperRare Labs exists at the bleeding edge of a vibrant digital economy seeking to empower creatives all over the world. We believe that digital art, media and crypto-networks represent the future of cultural expression. By providing the platform, tools & technology for artists to become truly independent and self-sovereign - we seek to free artistic expression & advance global culture in both the analog and crypto-native universes.

If working at the tip of a rapidly evolving industry focused on artistic expression and decentralized governance sounds exciting to you - join us as we discover the wild frontier!