Data Engineering Manager

| Chicago
Avant is revolutionizing the world of lending by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing for everyday people. At our core, we are a technology company that builds advanced platforms and uses custom analytics. Today, we help underserved consumers, the majority of whom get fast funding on our online platform without having to talk to anyone. Tomorrow we plan to use our world class technology and underwriting capabilities to launch new products and bank partnerships that improve people’s financial lives.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Avant is looking for a Data Services Manager to scale our big data infrastructure. Avant relies on our enterprise Data Lake to report performance to investors, make staffing decisions, and build credit and marketing models to drive the growth of our business.
This is a high impact position where you’ll work across Tech and with senior management to define requirements, manage priorities, and drive projects to completion. We’re looking for an engineering manager who fosters a collaborative work environment, has a strong focus on quality, and sets their team up for success.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively drive the technical vision for our enterprise Data Lake
  • Lead the engineering team in deploying infrastructure and developing software through pair programming, code review, and architecture guidance
  • Manage the performance of the team, including 1:1s, performance reviews, goal setting, and professional development
  • Provide guidance to other teams on business and technical data projects
  • Collaborate with DevOps, Production Engineering, and SRE to achieve operational excellence in system reliability, quality, and delivery
  • Stay informed about new technologies and trends in the data space

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of relevant engineering experience and 2+ year of technical management experience
  • Experience with technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Presto, NiFi, and Luigi
  • Experience with the AWS ecosystem
  • Experience with Python
  • Data modeling experience preferred
  • Scala or Java experience preferred

Why Avant is a fit for you: At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:We value, support, and help each other growWe are committed to active inclusion and diversityWe are transparent and believe the best idea winsWe succeed when our customers succeedWe get sh!t done… responsiblyAnd we keep it fun! We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.

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Location

Located on Chicago's scenic Riverwalk. It’s home to nearby trendy restaurants, a thriving startup community, and public transportation.

What are Avant Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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