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Data Engineer (First Hire)



Data Science
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, May 8, 2023

Leverage is capturing a multi-trillion dollar industry by helping global supply chains answer the question “Where’s my stuff?” Backed by world-class investors and founded by serial entrepreneurs with a track record of success. We’re revolutionizing the industry through domain expertise and technology to deliver unprecedented visibility and looking for others to join our mission.

As part of our growth, we are seeking a talented and experienced Data Engineer to join our team and help us build the next generation of data infrastructure and analytics tools to support our growth and scale.

We care about character and culture as much as competency. We strive to build a workplace where people are excited to come to work every day and feel empowered and motivated to do their best work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, scalable, and reliable data pipelines using PostgreSQL and other data processing technologies.
  • Optimize SQL queries, database structures, and indexing strategies to ensure high performance and maintainability.
  • Configure, monitor, and manage DataDog for application and infrastructure performance monitoring, alerting, and troubleshooting.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop data-driven insights and support data-related initiatives.
  • Ensure data security, integrity, and compliance with relevant regulations and industry best practices.
  • Identify, evaluate, and integrate new tools and technologies to improve data engineering processes and platforms.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on data-related issues to team members and stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in data engineering, with a strong focus on SQL query optimization and - PostgreSQL database management.
  • Experience with configuring and managing DataDog or similar monitoring tools.
  • Solid understanding of data pipeline and ETL concepts, tools, and best practices.
  • Knowledge of data modeling, data warehousing, and data integration techniques.
  • Strong programming skills in Python, Java, or other relevant languages.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and CI/CD principles.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Experience working in a startup environment, with the ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic setting.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Experience with cloud-based data storage and processing platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP, or Azure).
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Looker, or Power BI).

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary, equity, and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact in the early stages of a rapidly growing startup.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment with a strong emphasis on personal and professional growth.
  • Hybrid (3in/2out) work arrangements and unlimited vacation policy.
  • The chance to shape the engineering culture and build a world-class team.

Leverage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and succeed

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