Data Engineer

Company: Kraken

Location: UK

About Kraken

Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world and we’re growing faster than ever. We’re looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers, we truly believe our success depends on having both in spades. Join us and the movement to change the way the world thinks about money.

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About the Role

This role is fully remote.

Our Engineering team is having a blast while delivering the most sophisticated crypto-trading platform out there. Help us continue to define and lead the industry.


Build scalable and reliable data pipeline that collects, transforms, loads and curates data from internal systems

Augment data platform with data pipelines from select external systems

Ensure high data quality for pipelines you build and make them auditable

Drive data systems to be as near real-time as possible

Support design and deployment of distributed data store that will be central source of truth across the organization

Build self-service tools that help our data consumers to extract and analyze data from our massive internal data store

Evaluate new technologies and build prototypes for continuous improvements in data engineering


5+ years of work experience in relevant field (Data Engineer, DW Engineer, Software Engineer, etc)

Experience with a data warehouse technologies and relevant data modeling best practices

Experience deploying, configuring, and working with tools such as Druid, Spark, Hadoop, etc...

Experience building data pipelines / ETL and familiarity with design principles

Excellent SQL skills

Proficiency in a major programming language (e.g. Java, C++, etc.) and/or a scripting language (Javascript, Python, etc.)

Experience with business requirements gathering for data sourcing

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