Tech Lead, Data Acquisition


Europe / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 12/23/2020
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About Craft

Craft is an enterprise intelligence company helping organizations make data-informed business decisions. Our platform provides comprehensive, validated and always up-to-date commercial data, analytics, and actionable insights.

Job Description

Craft is an enterprise intelligence company helping organizations accelerate data-informed business decisions. Our unique, proprietary data platform tracks thousands of real-time signals across millions of companies globally, delivering best in class monitoring and insight into global supply chains, among other company cohorts. Our clients, including Fortune 100 companies, government and military agencies, SMEs, asset management groups, and others, use our technology for supply chain intelligence, market intelligence and related use cases. Through our modular, secure, customizable portal, our clients can monitor any company they are working with and drive critical actions in real-time.

We are a well-funded technology company with leading investors from Silicon Valley and elsewhere.

We’re not your typical data or SaaS startup. Our CEO is a seasoned entrepreneur and Juilliard-trained cellist.  Our team is equally composed of musicians/artists and people into sports and the outdoors. The Craft team is globally distributed with a physical HQ in San Francisco, and offices in London, UK and Minsk, Belarus.  We fully support and encourage remote workers!  We are looking for innovative and driven people who are passionate about data to join our rapidly growing team.

We are an equal opportunity employer who values and encourages diversity and belonging at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Craft is seeking a motivated Technical Lead who will be leading the Data Acquisitions team. The Data Acquisitions team is responsible for building and maintaining data pipelines ranging from simple ETL process to human-in-the-loop systems.


    Lead implementation of data pipelines ranging from simple ETL process to human-in-the-loop systems
    Own the technical direction, architecture, and engineering KPIs for data pipelines
    Manage a backlog alongside the product manager, ensure seamless project execution, and documentation of learnings
    Advocate for modern engineering best practices - Conduct effective code and architecture reviews, ensuring security, scalability and resilience, from the end system, product, service or module
    Manage a small team of in person and/or remote engineers
    Lead agile ceremonies for the core team, including: sprint planning, standups, weekly discussion and retrospectives
    Identify and resolve inefficiencies in engineering tools, processes and workflows


    7+ years of experience in Software Engineering and at least one year leading engineering teams
    Experience building and maintaining ETL pipelines
    Experience designing Data Warehouses and Data Lakes
    General understanding of machine learning and its trends
    Expertise in Javascript/TypeScript, Python or Ruby
    Deep knowledge of AWS
    Work effectively in a start-up culture

Personal attributes

    Humble and modest, yet confident
    Creative thinker


    Competitive compensation
    Team activities and events
    Sports activities reimbursement
    Medical insurance
    Flexible working hours
    5 sick days per year
    International team
    Free snacks and drinks

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.