Data Architect

  • Metromile
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Jul 13, 2018
Full time Data Developer JAVA

Job Description

About us

Metromile is a start-up that is disrupting the $220 billion car insurance market by offering an entirely new model where the monthly bill is based on miles driven, paired with a smart driving app. Our product marries engineering and data science to deliver mobile technology, automotive telematics, and data-driven applications to make a car's data accessible and useful to modern drivers, including street sweeping alerts, trip stats, decoded check-engine lights, and car location. We aim to make car ownership as simple and affordable as it can be.

You could think of us as the David to the auto insurance industry's Goliath. Buckle up and get ready to drive with Metromile.

We're proud to say that Metromile has been named on Glassdoor's Best Place to Work in their 2018 Employees' Choice Awards list for the second year in a row!


About the role

Applying for car insurance involves answering a lot of confusing questions, so our team is working tirelessly to implement a shorter, cleaner, more user-friendly workflow. This new workflow will have a huge impact on our conversion rate, so you would have real impact on both our product and our bottom line.

As Data Architect, you’ll fulfill the role of both player and coach. You’ll own the data engineering team, scaling and developing it as the company grows.

You will

  • Oversee our data engineers, providing technical oversight and mentoring
  • Help recruit for and grow our current team
  • Develop and promote data architecture best practices
  • Work closely with the larger engineering team to provide production ready systems
  • Lead the build out of a highly adaptable data architecture allowing our analysts and data scientists to build and iterate on new data sets quickly while optimizing our BI toolset to allow self-serve by business stakeholders
  • Collaborate closely with data product management to understand the organization’s data needs and build out meaningful data assets and tooling

About you

  • 5-7+ years experience in data modeling, systems analysis, and design
  • 3+ years experience in tech leadership or team management
  • Expert in developing data architecture design patterns, warehousing, modeling and analysis
  • Experience with Amazon data toolset including Athena, Redshift, Lambda, Kinesis etc
  • Experience in high-level programming languages such as Java, Scala or python
  • Highly collaborative and passionate about mentorship and leadership

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive salary plus equity
  • Benefits (health, dental, vision)
  • Transportation and gym benefits
  • Catered lunches and a fully stocked kitchen
  • In office happy hour every Friday
  • Monthly social events (trivia nights, skeeball, ropes course, etc)
  • Mac equipment and ergonomic workstation, customized to your specs