Data Engineer

  • 1021 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Literati, we believe in the power of great books. We’re on a mission to curate transformative literary experiences for every reader: anyone who dreams, anyone who wonders, of any age. There are some stories no child should live without and no adult should ever forget. 

Job Description

As a Data Engineer focused on streamlining our data infrastructure, you will play a crucial role in building data pipelines, our data warehouse, and unlocking hidden answers in our data.  You will be the first data engineer, so you’ll get to help establish HOW we do this.



Bringing the fire. We are a startup, with all the fierce dedication and sparkling energy to accomplish great feats. Iron sharpens iron, and so we’ve refined our teams from only the strongest metals: open minds, bright ideas, and bold determination.


  • Building data pipelines from various internal and external sources using FiveTran and custom python 
  • Architecting great data structures in various forms (3NF, Dimensional, semi-structured)
  • Reworking existing data structures into more logical and scalable forms
  • Building data objects, procedures, and data streams in Snowflake 
  • Coaching and teaching others how to do great data engineering
  • Being part of the team, doing what’s needed for the company to succeed


  • Expert knowledge in SQL, and in python and/or javascript
  • Extensive knowledge in Snowflake and FiveTran
  • Solid ability to design an enterprise data warehouse model, expert knowledge a strong plus
  • Passion towards making others better


  • Working collaboratively with analytics team to build a self-service analytics infrastructure
  • Building new tables, schemas in the data warehouse to increase consistency and accuracy of the businesses reporting and analysis
  • Building new pipelines to bulk up the data lake for greater analytics
  • Innovating on ways to build automated pipelines and transformations to keep pace with the businesses growth

Additional Information

We seek people with drive and a touch of alchemy—and if that sounds like you, you should join us. Even if your experience isn’t a precise match for the role, passion and prowess will always win the day in our book. And if your career has taken you to some spectacular (or spectacularly strange) places? We love a good story.

At Literati, we value the power of reading for all: anyone who dreams, anyone who wonders, anyone of any age, from any background. We are dedicated to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness that sees, reflects, welcomes, and celebrates the innovation and talent of a diverse array of people.

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