13 May 2022

Full-Time Data Engineer

Sharesies  Wellington, Auckland, WFH Midpoint - $132k plus ESOP

Job Description

When you first walk through those doors, there’s a buzz, a feeling of excitement and energy – it’s our amazing people. Our people drive and live by our values, we always care for each other and ourselves, chase remarkable on the daily and we are all in it together and have each other’s backs. Sharesies has an inclusive culture and our aim is to create financial empowerment for everyone. We believe that everyone deserves the chance to live the life they choose, that everyone deserves the right to be able to grow their wealth, and everyone should be able to invest. We’re developing a new generation of investors, one pay-day at a time. 

We’ve had an exciting opportunity open up in our Data and Insights Team as a Data Engineer. This role is located in Auckland, Wellington or remote within New Zealand. You’ll enjoy a varied role, supporting data analysts and scientists to gain access and utilise data from different internal and external sources, using a modern data tech stack. You’ll be well supported by the existing 2 data engineers and have plenty of opportunities to learn as we scale our data and analytics ecosystem.

Sharesies is going through lots of growth and change. We’re looking specifically for people who love the idea of working in a high growth organisation with big plans for the future and who are as excited about our vision as we are. 

For the Data Engineer role we are looking for someone who: 

  • Can create robust data flows that analysts can rely on for making decisions that will impact product development, marketing strategy and operations
  • Works collaboratively to  designs new data pipelines and support the existing ones, adhering to leading practice
  • Strives to improve and maintain good data governance practices for the Data & Insights team so that data is trusted, reliable and traceable
  • Can discover opportunities for data acquisitions and explore new ways of using existing data 
  • Enjoys learning and staying up to date with emerging practices, techniques, and frameworks
  • Has a problem-solving mindset; you enjoy finding new ways to use and explore existing data
  • Enjoys collaborating with people from all walks of life and feel comfortable mentoring junior members of the team 
  • Is adaptable to change, and is motivated by our vision and our future growth

We work with these technologies, tools and systems:

  • Snowflake & dbt 
  • AWS services (S3, EC2, IAM, etc)
  • Pandas, SQLAlchemy, Scrapy and other Python packages used for data manipulation
  • Git and version-control practices

We’re looking for the right person, not just a list of qualifications. We’d love to hear from you even if you’re not sure you fit the bill. Sharesies is committed to promoting and celebrating a diverse and inclusive workplace – a place where we can all be ourselves and thrive in our work. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, wellbeing initiatives, and services to support people from different backgrounds.  

This job closes on Sunday 29rd May.  If this job sounds like you, please send through your cover letter explaining why you’re excited about this role and working at Sharesies, along with your cv, and we’ll be in touch!

At Sharesies, we believe in the power of belonging and we’re committed to a culture of inclusion. We are building a diversity program to increase the diversity of underrepresented groups in our talent pipeline. As part of this diversity program, we’ve included a few questions in this application to better understand candidate experiences and keep improving our equitable outcomes. It’s completely up to you whether you answer any or all of these questions. If you decide to participate, we’ll only use the information you provide for the purposes of our diversity program. If you choose not to participate, it won’t affect your application. The hiring managers do not have access to this data. If you have any questions about how we’ll manage and store your data, please email [email protected] 

We’ve been a proud certified B Corp since April 2019. We’ve become a carbon neutral company, introduced volunteer leave, created a process for donations, introduced a responsible search filter for sustainable investing through our platform and we continue to provide education and workshops to create financial empowerment for everyone! We always strive to make positive impacts in all things we do and this certification guides and confirms our work!

The successful person will be required to obtain a Ministry of Justice Criminal Convictions check and all applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Our COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Workplace Policy states that from 10 January 2022, only people who have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and can present a valid My Vaccine Pass will be able to enter our offices. This is a key step in keeping our workplace and the people who visit us protected from the risk of COVID-19.If you would like to discuss our policy further, please contact our People Experience Team at [email protected]

Please apply directly by following this link: https://sharesies.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=201&source=aWQ9MTg%3D

Job Category: Accounts/Finance (other). Job Type: Full-Time.
Closes May 30, 2022

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