Data Engineer

| Greater LA Area
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CAIS is a rapidly growing and dynamic Fintech firm on a mission to build the premier two-sided marketplace for wealth managers and product providers. We are a high-energy, collaborative, and meritocratic group who seeks to make an impact and plays to win.

Join us in disrupting a multi-trillion USD industry and go with us where no one has gone before. We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our growing Technology team. You will collaborate with stakeholders as well as teammates to develop, construct, test, and maintain infrastructures for data generation. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 8 years of experience in data engineering, excellent personal organization and attention to detail, a love for data, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Primary Objectives

  • Build infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a variety of data sources using both established and emerging technologies
  • Propose standards and architecture in the data technology space
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into key business performance metrics
  • Create data tools for analytics that assist in building and optimizing our product
  • Maintain, improve, clean, and manipulate data in operational and analytics databases
  • Take accountability for the performance of your work at CAIS including the impact it has on the firm and our clients


  • 8-10+ years of experience in product development, engineering, or technology strategy
  • BA/BS degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, information systems, or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures, and data sets
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured data sets
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to solve open-ended problems in an elegant and scalable manner
  • Linear, logical thinking and the ability to resolve complex issues into manageable components
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and learns quickly in a fast-paced environment
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9777 Wilshire Blvd. Suite #460, Los Angeles, CA 90212

What are CAIS Perks + Benefits

CAIS Benefits Overview

CAIS offers highly subsdized health care (almost free!), free vision and dental insurance, $15/day lunch allowance, $100 towards an Equinox membership, and a 401k plan plus 4% match.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Acme Co. employees receive between 15 and 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 50 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
CAIS offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company Outings
At a minimum, CAIS hosts a firm-wide Summer Offsite Party and a Winter Holiday Party every year.
Free Daily Meals
We provide a Seamless lunch allowance of $15/day.
Stocked Kitchen
CAIS has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and a slew of cereal, nuts, and candy.
Happy Hours
We host "Third Thursdays" Happy Hours at our office with beer, music, and poker.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
CAIS reimburses its employees $100 per month for Equinox memberships.
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
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