Embark on an ambitious journey with us as you spearhead the creation of a modern data platform at Kard. Our system is based on valuable data streams that have the potential to not only inform our business decisions but also power unique data and ML products. Using the simple schema from our existing Mongo OLTP data as a springboard, you will lay the groundwork for the architecture, tools, and team that will bring about a transformation in our engineering, business, and product spheres, optimizing our entire system for data quality, speed, and innovation.


  • Envision, architect, and construct Kard’s automated, quality-first data platform and data catalog, serving as the powerhouse for internal analysis and external data products
  • Act as the founding member of our top-tier data engineering team
  • Educate and enable the entire engineering team on best practices for data and metadata
  • Collaborate with product and engineering leaders to ignite the company’s enthusiasm for internal and external data opportunities and successes
  • Drive us towards our engineering values of continuous improvement, business-aligned autonomy, and incremental delivery

Desired Skills

  • Expertise in SQL and Postgres
  • A proven track record of bringing multiple data products to market
  • Experience building robust data pipelines using the modern data stack
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Firm grasp of DevOps/DataOps mindset and tools (e.g., dbt, AirFlow, Benthos, …)
  • Experience with ML tools and MLOps is very nice to have
  • Strong collaboration skills, emotional intelligence, and ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A growth-oriented mindset with an aptitude for self-improvement and mentoring others; prior mentoring experience is highly desirable
  • Prior successful experience in a startup and in remote environments is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with Tableau is beneficial; some experience with SQL Server is an advantage
Remote – USA Pay Range
$165,000$210,000 USD
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