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Principal Data Engineer: Regulatory Data Products



Legal, Data Science
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

DriveWealth, the pioneer of fractional equities trading and embedded investing, is a visionary technology company that empowers more than 100 partners around the world to engage their customers by placing the markets in the palm of their hand. We believe the future is fractional, transactional and mobile. Every mobile device should be a gateway to accessing investing and savings products, services, advice, and assistance for global citizens of all ages, wealth stages, and levels of financial expertise. DriveWealth’s unparalleled consultative support and cloud-based, industrial strength technology platform allow partners to seamlessly offer branded investing experiences to drive customer acquisition, loyalty, retention, and revenue growth. DriveWealth’s commitment to continuous evolution and innovation makes it the partner of choice for powering the future of investing.

Recently completing a Series D raise, DriveWealth’s mission is to democratize investing globally by working with partners to invent new ways to use its API-based technology to provide emerging investors with cutting-edge embedded experiences, offer first-time access to U.S. markets, and the ability to begin investing with as little as $1. DriveWealth is committed to empowering consumers around the world to become owners by delivering the most modern brokerage infrastructure, unparalleled industry expertise, and a culture of continued evolution.


The Data & Analytics team at DriveWealth creates data products that provide access to relevant data and insights to help partners succeed. We are looking for a Lead Engineer to join our growing data & analytics team at DriveWealth. The Lead Engineer will take ownership of the regulatory related data products focused on enabling our compliance team and partners achieve their goals. The initial projects will center around core data processing that delivers data to regulatory parties and partners such as CAT and CAT2E. The team places a focus on ensuring data quality and reliability, which has resulted in some early partner facing data products that enable data quality improvements. This role will work closely with a regulatory data product manager to expand upon these data products over time.

The ideal candidate is excited by both processing large volumes of data as well as thinking through new solutions to reduce the operational burden of regulatory requirements through human centered automation. This role will work closely with data engineers, analytics engineers, product managers and compliance professionals to ensure that requirements are met with scalable technical designs developed with strong engineering principals. Finally, the candidate should be excited about coming into a team in the process of shaping the direction of data and analytics at DriveWealth, this means balancing competing priorities and laying the groundwork for scale.

What you'll do

  • Build and maintain data products used to solve compliance and regulatory needs at DriveWealth
  • Establish best in class development practices that put data quality first without unnecessarily hindering deployment time.
  • Work with business partners and product managers to finalize requirements, anticipating future features to proactively provide value from data
  • Work with broader data & analytics team to ideate, build and maintain “self service” data products that enable data and analytics usage (tables, reports, dashboards and python notebooks), stepping in to help deliver and provide guidance wherever necessary
  • Work to establish an open and scalable data culture through documentation, constructive code reviews and clear explanations of priorities and pain points
  • Provide thought leadership, best practices on architecture and tooling, and standards for designing and implementing scalable data analytics solutions
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to analytics engineers and analysts

What you'll need

  • 8+ years of experience solving data problems with business partners
  • Experience working within larger data team : CI/CD process leveraging github and AGILE development where possible
  • Languages: Python, SQL, Spark (PySpark, Spark SQL)
  • Compute platforms: Databricks, AWS (e.g. Delta Lake, Kinesis and Kinesis Firehose)
  • Databases: DynamoDb, PostgreSQL, SQL Server
  • Orchestration: Airflow, DBT
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent program
  • Bonus points for familiarity with Snowflake, FinTech or stock market experience

Compensation package offerings are based on candidate experience and technical qualifications, as it relates to the role. These are identified and determined throughout your interviewing experience.

Please note
: at this time, we are not able to hire in all states.

Remote (Most US States) Pay Range
$200,000$240,000 USD

US Benefits

  • Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD & STD. HSA and FSA options.
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Flexible working hours and work from home
  • Continuing education and conferences reimbursement
  • Fitness/Wellbeing reimbursement
  • Lunch program, snacks and beverages available in the office

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

TO ALL AGENCIES: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of DriveWealth outside of the Talent organization. DriveWealth’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via Greenhouse (ATS). Agencies must have a valid services agreement executed and must have been assigned by the Talent team to a specific requisition. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of DriveWealth. In the event a candidate submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment will be paid.