Job description

Our innovative and fast-growing startup is looking for a Senior Data Engineer to help deliver on our robust data and technology agenda.

Quanta Credit Services is a startup focused on providing digital-first collections solutions for lenders, banks, and fintechs. Simply put, we work with our clients to build email and text collections campaigns, resulting in better experiences for collections customers and better business outcomes for lenders.

We are looking for the right experienced talent who wants to help build from the ground up as we advance on our journey. This individual will be hands on helping to refine our technology strategy and roadmap, deliver key components such as building data pipelines and providing other data and tech support as needed to support our evolving business product offerings.

Why Is This Role Important?

Data and technology are at the core of our digital first strategy and this individual will play a critical role delivering on this foundation. The Senior Data Engineer will be a core contributor to our highly-collaborative team and thus requires a strong ability (and desire) to interact professionally both within a team and with our clients when needed.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, validate, deploy and maintain data pipelines using Amazon Web Services (AWS) that meet critical business needs
  • Design and build data solutions in Snowflake and Tableau to support analytics and automated business intelligence to help provide actionable insights
  • Create and contribute to automation of essential processes related to infrastructure solution deployment creating repeatable and robust deployments
  • Modify and improve data engineering processes to handle evolving business goals
  • Overall ownership of the “platform” and supporting essential platform capabilities
  • Play an essential role in troubleshooting data system problems and provide viable solution options
  • Partner closely with stakeholders to understand tech requirements and create consensus on approach and outcomes. 
  • Take ownership of complete data life cycle and design, develop, and enhance data models
  • Contribute expertise on technology options, risk, and operational impact to help drive overall technology strategy and roadmap
  • Conform to best practices in information security
  • Fully document all solution work including designs and configurations
  • Provide guidance and mentor others

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in:
    • Data warehousing methodologies and modelling techniques
    • Data ingestion methods
    • SQL, preferrable Snowflake SQL
  • 3+ years of experience with design, development and implementation of data solutions including architecture design, data modeling, development, and testing 
  • Expert in Python, R, Java, or programming languages
  • Experience delivering data solutions on a major cloud platform (AWS preferred)
  • Experience building solutions in Snowflake preferred
  • Experience building reporting solutions in a business intelligence tool like Tableau or PowerBI
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities
  • Able to troubleshoot problems across infrastructure, platform and application domains (internal or client side)
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Proven ability to communicate technical information to audiences with varying levels of technical acumen

Personal Qualities:

  • Respect for and ability to engage and interact with a diverse variety of clients and partner team members
  • Curious self-starter with very strong attention-to-detail, time management, and process management skills
  • Experience demonstrating flexibility in the face of change and independent problem solving
  • A passion for learning and growth (both individually and for the company)
  • Appetite for interacting with clients and being customer facing

What’s In It For You?

Workplace Flexibility

Quanta is a remote-based work environment with team members working in their preferred locations. Quanta has a physical office located in Richmond, VA for occasional all-hands team meetings or in-person working sessions with travel expenses paid for by Quanta as these sessions occur.

Opportunities for Growth

In the last 12 months, Quanta has accelerated its growth and the future looks bright! As a startup, there is a ground floor opportunity to develop strategic offerings and participate in additional aspects of the business outside of your core skill set. Team members are encouraged to jump into projects where they have interest even outside of core role responsibilities enabling personal growth alongside Quanta’s.

Competitive Compensation Package

Quanta offers all employees unlimited paid time off, healthcare benefits, 401k retirement plans, and flexible work schedules, all as part of a competitive compensation plan.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every. single. qualification. At Quanta Credit Services, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and just workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with 100% of the qualifications listed, we encourage you to still apply. Just go for it... submit your resume!

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