Data Warehouse (DWH) Architect/Developer

Kraków, Poland

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About us

WorldRemit - if the media's to be believed, we're the FinTech start-up taking the world by storm - scooping-up awards and more than $140m in funding.  Ok... all that is true. But we're so much more. WorldRemit is changing the way people send money to family and friends. We're leading an online revolution and laying to rest old-fashioned money transfers.

The WorldRemit Office in Kraków is currently growing and we are looking for a Data Warehouse (DWH) Architect/Developer to join our Data Engineering Team.

 

The role:

Based in Kraków, Poland and working in the Data Engineering Team, you’ll be helping us build out our data warehouse and analytics platform. We have users sending money from 50 countries to over 150 countries – and we’re expanding. The work is varied, from creating new products and features to improving existing functionality, we strive to build a better customer experience and a better codebase. This is real growth at a pace.

We use a modern cloud-based stack – AWS S3 and Redshift primarily with Python used as the ETL language. We also make use of Airflow and Docker for scheduling and deployment.

 

Your responsibilities:

  • Writing great code. We understand code is read more than it’s written, better off tested and maintainability is a must.
  • Helping shape what we build. You’ll be working closely with product owners, designers and other engineers to design and refine our work. We work as a team and your input is key.
  • Owning delivery. We’re obsessed with shipping value; you’ll own work beyond just a pull request. You’ll care about bugs, scalability, uptime and other non-functional requirements.
  • Growing together. You’ll review other’s work and happily seek feedback on yours to ensure we build a better codebase and sharpen each other's skills.

 

What we are looking for:

  • A skilled Data Warehouse Architect: 5+ years of dimensional modelling and delivering Kimball star schemas
  • Redshift Guru: You’ve worked extensively with AWS Redshift and know not only how to implement a warehouse on it, but how to monitor and tune it as well.
  • An ETL Expert: You will be completely comfortable designing ETL pipelines and implementing them using a combination of Python, SQL, Docker and Airflow.
  • Solid SQL experience. You can write complex SQL for both reporting and ETL purposes
  • Experience of the AWS stack. You have worked with the AWS toolset, including S3, Cloud Formation, AWS Batch and VPC.
  • Big-data experience. You have some knowledge of big data related tools and techniques (data lakes, distributed processing platforms, streaming technologies).
  • Happy in the Clouds. Our Cloud Native platform is hosted in AWS and Azure. You’ll be comfortable working with a system that supports users from around the world, at scale.
  • Well-principled. Especially in the craft of Software Engineering – you will understand deeply: modularity, testability, extensibility, scalability and other –ilities.
  • Bias for action. You see a problem, you fix a problem. You get buy in for your solutions and keep tickets moving. We’re always looking for ways to ship at pace.
  • Growth mindset. A willingness to use your skills and experience to mentor less-experienced engineers. A desire to learn from others and make yourself better every day.
  • Agile outlook. You need to be excited about working in a fast-changing environment. Products, tools, frameworks and processes change, we evolve and take the best bits with us. The teams drive the evolution.

 

Who we are:

We’re changing the way people send money abroad. We’re taking something complicated and making it simple. Our people and our technology work together to create faster, easier and lower cost money transfers. We send to more than 145 countries around the world and have over 3 million happy customers – a number that’s growing every day. After all, 120,000 5★ reviews can’t be wrong!

We believe in helping our customers’ hard work go further. We’ve helped millions of children to go to school, helped thousands of people to receive medical treatment and, every week, we help tens of thousands of people to pay their bills. But most importantly, we do it all with the creativity, imagination and colourful spirit of our customers.

The work we’re doing is making a splash in the fintech industry too. Accel Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures have invested $140 million in us – and as early backers of the likes of Facebook, Spotify and Netflix, we know we’re in good company! Not only that, but we’re also a member of TechCity UK’s prestigious FutureFifty.

Changing the world isn’t easy, but we’re hoping to find the right people to join us on our way. If you think differently, believe in new solutions to old problems and have the drive to make things happen, you might just be what we’re looking for.

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