Software Engineer, Data (Remote)

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About Vouch:

Insurance... sounds slow, old-fashioned, and unexciting. Exactly. Insurance is broken, and it's failing fast-moving, innovative startups.

Vouch is a new, technology-first insurance company, backed with $100M in funding from world-class investors. Like Stripe for payments or Brex for credit cards, Vouch is creating the go-to business insurance for high growth companies.

We're doing this by making insurance fast, responsive, and focused on our customer -high growth and innovative companies. Instead of printed PDF applications and week-long waits, Vouch is building new technology to solve real problems, writing policies that actually cover relevant startup scenarios, and designing simple experiences in an otherwise frustrating industry. 

The Job: 

Would you like to play a critical role in the success of the next wave of world-changing startups? Are you excited about understanding the pace and evolution of the venture ecosystem? Would you like to contribute to a product that will redefine the risks founders can comfortably take on as they build from ideas into companies? Our mission at Vouch is to craft the best insurance for those building the future, and our Data Team is growing!

Data is existential to our company's success. We’re looking for an exceptional data engineer who lives and breathes data, who is passionate about pushing the startup ecosystem forward, and who is committed to the hard work necessary to continuously improve. Join our team and take part in (1) assembling the most comprehensive startup dataset in the world, (2) building robust self-serve tooling to answer questions that drive our business, and (3) shape fundamental aspects of our nascent data-driven culture.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Designing, building, and maintaining the data pipelines that feed our data warehouse from internal services, such as our insurance policy administration tools, underwriting models, or our CRM and marketing applications, as well as from third party systems.
  • Working with our sales, marketing, product, and insurance teams to identify and integrate datasets from a variety of sources in our core knowledge graph to represent entities in the venture ecosystem, and to better understand startups' insurable risks.
  • Collaborating with engineering teams to build cloud-native integrations, frameworks, and applications to join data across operational systems and data repositories to drive business decisions.
  • Specifying and instrumenting new logging events to produce insights into our customers' experience using our products.
  • Establishing best practices to ensure scalable data processing solutions, as well as researching and implementing efficient mechanisms for data access.

 

About You:

  • Surprise us! Many applicants will have an MS or BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field OR equivalent practical experience in data engineering
  • 3+ years experience as a software engineer with focus on data infrastructure, distributed computing, or delivering data services
  • You can effectively talk (and listen) to engineers, designers, marketers, executives, and other stakeholders.
  • Experience with Python; deep familiarity with the Python standard library and commonly-used patterns for RDBMS integration and delivering RESTful APIs
  • Knowledgeable about software development best practices with a focus on testing, reliability and maintainability
  • Experience with data modeling and SQL, including solid knowledge of various datastores and their tradeoffs (RDBMS’s, NoSQL, etc)  
  • Experience with data transformation tooling, such as Pandas, Spark, dbt, etc.
  • Experience with Snowflake, Redshift, BigQuery or other data warehousing solutions
  • Experience with Stitch, FiveTran, or other ETL integration tools
  • Experience with Airflow, Oozie or other task orchestration/scheduling engines
  • Pragmatic, not letting “the perfect” be the enemy of “the good”

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Node.js, Typescript, Ruby on Rails
  • Experience working with marketing automation APIs (Salesforce, Marketo, Hubspot, Apollo, Pardot, Iterable, etc)
  • Experience using serverless frameworks

Vouch believes in putting our people first and building a diverse team is at the front of everything that we do. We welcome people from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate the diversity of our growing team. 


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Location

Vouch has 2 primary office locations in SF and Chicago. We also have roles that are open to remote team members.

What are Vouch Insurance Perks + Benefits

Vouch Insurance Benefits Overview

We provide a competitive perks and benefits package including the following:

We cover 85% of health benefits for employees (health, dental, vision) as well as 75% as dependents

Unlimited PTO

We have federal holidays off, in addition, we do also have months that do not have holidays so our leadership team picks one day in that month that we all take off (regular 3 day weekends)

$80 wellness reimbursement each month which is up to you how to use (Fitness classes, gym membership, home equipment, mental wellness, etc.)

$100 Technology - Cell/Internet phone allowance.

$20/week DoorDash credit.

$500 continuing education stipend - (Certs, classes, etc.)

You get to work with an amazingly collaborative, smart, fun, and hard-working team!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Culture committee, DEI ERG, Women & Vouch
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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