Leverage our network to build your career.
If you are a Techstars portfolio companyclaim your profile.

Senior Data Engineer



Data Science
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

NIRA is a consumer finance company offering small ticket loans to working Indians. At NIRA, our mission is to promote financial inclusion by creating simple, transparent products that empower individuals to live a life of choice and freedom.

NIRA was 1 of the 10 companies selected for the inaugural Techstars Accelerator in India. NIRA was also 1 of the 10 companies selected for Class III of the Google Launchpad Accelerator India. NIRA is now a part of India finals of the AWS Startup Architecture Challenge 2020. NIRA has raised $3m+ in seed & pre-series A funding.

As our product enters its next phase of growth (1-10x), you'll work directly with the founders, the product & engineering team and share the responsibility to ensure the alignment of the data strategy with the long term goals of the business. 

Within a small team of data engineers, you’ll enhance the data platform and data analysis infrastructure within the company.

Roles & responsibilities:

* Scaling up the existing data infrastructure to ingest, process, and map core data on real-time basis

* Enable complex querying for key product decisions as well as core modules such as decision and collection engine

* Specifically focus on the initial build out of ML pipeline for fraud detection & credit scoring 

* Build systems for rapid integration of new data sources


Skills & Qualifications:

* Exceptional expertise in building and maintaining large scale data warehouse and BI systems

* Experience modelling data from  NoSQL databases

* Experience working with Open Source Big Data tools (Parquet, Spark, Hadoop, Presto)

* Experience with NLP techniques applied for data transformation tasks

* Experience with AWS services, DynamoDB/S3/Glue/Athena/Quicksight is preferred

* Experience with running and testing small workloads locally/remote, end to end

* Experience in python 3.x is highly preferred

* Familiarity with graph databases is preferred