Senior Data Engineer

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What Vanta is looking for in applicants
As Vanta’s first Data Engineer, you’ll be responsible for laying the foundation for a best-in-class analytics function.
At Vanta, our mission is to secure the internet and protect consumer data. We believe that security should be monitored and verified continuously, and we empower companies to practice better security and prove it with ease. Vanta has a kind and talented team, and while some have prior security experience, many have been successful at Vanta without it. Our Data and Analytics team is currently looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join us!
As Vanta’s first Data Engineer, you’ll be responsible for laying the foundation for a best-in-class analytics function. You’ll partner closely with our engineering team and business stakeholders to ensure that our analytics stack and processes meet the business needs today with an eye towards the future.
What you’ll do as a Senior Data Engineer at Vanta:
  • Design and implement complex data models, modeling metadata, building reports and dashboards and creating reporting tools for data science and ML products users
  • Design and deploy data infrastructure needed to drive data-driven decision-making solutions
  • Be the company’s expert on data administration 
  • Be a technical thought leader on the development of scalable data systems
  • Develop front end applications to expose analytical data sets enterprise wide
  • Write highly tuned, scalable SQL queries running over large-scale, heterogeneous data warehouses
  • Work with the Product and Enterprise Engineering system teams to structure source systems for reporting consumption across the enterprise
How to be successful in this role:
  • Have at least four years of experience working with data and two years of experience in Software Engineering or a related field
  • Have experience with common analytics tooling (e.g. Stitch/Fivetran, Snowflake/BigQuery/Redshift, dbt, Airflow, Dagster, Looker/Mode/Sigma)
  • Bring a system-oriented and software engineering mindset to the Data Engineering practice.  We’re looking to build frameworks that manage data, and minimize bespoke queries
  • Deep knowledge of crafting dimensional and fact models in modern data fashion (experience at Amazon, Facebook, etc a plus)
  • Have a passion for enabling the developer experience of data, and being obsessed with giving data super powers across the company
  • Desire to lead the industry in security, anonymization, and compliance management when it comes to data warehousing
What you can expect as a Vantan:
  • Industry-Competitive Salary and Equity
  • 100% covered Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits with Dependents Coverage
  • 16 Weeks Fully Paid Parental Leave for All New Parents (Moms, Dads, Adoptive, Foster)
  • Health & Wellness Stipend
  • Remote Workspace Stipend
  • 401(k) Matching Plan
  • Flexible Work Hours and Location
  • Open & Encouraged PTO Policy
  • 12 Company Paid Holidays
  • Free Memberships to Online Wellness Platforms (One Medical, Ginger, Headspace, and more!) 
  • Virtual Team Building Activities, Lunch and Learns, and other Company-Wide Events
  • Offices in SF and NYC with Hubs of Vantans forming across the US, including but not limited to, Seattle, Austin, Indianapolis, LA, Boston, and more! 
At Vanta, we are committed to hiring diverse talent of different backgrounds and as such, it is important to us to provide an inclusive work environment for all. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity, age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or disability status, or any other protected class. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage and welcome people of all backgrounds to apply.
About Vanta
We started Vanta in 2016 as Equifax had lost every American's social security number, Home Depot had leaked its customers' credit card numbers to hackers, and Facebook admitted that it irresponsibly sent user data to third parties who tried to influence the US election. It was clear that security and privacy had become mainstream issues, and that we all increasingly relied on cloud services to store everything from our personal photos to our communications at work.
Vanta's mission is to be the layer of trust on top of these services, and to secure the internet, increase trust in software companies, and keep consumer data safe.
We do this by building an automated head of security for technology companies, and we use that system to both help a company secure itself and to prove their security to others.
If we succeed in our mission, it should feel irresponsible for users to put data into a product that isn't certified by Vanta, and irresponsible for companies to collect data without using Vanta to secure and monitor themselves.

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