Senior Data Engineer

  • 331 Jefferson St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Zesty.ai is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled building analytics platform for the property insurance and real estate industry. It leverages more than 115Bn data points on 140 million US homes and their residents. Using the latest advancements in computer vision and deep learning, zesty.ai extracts building characteristics, such as, roof geometry or distance to inflammable vegetation, among other features, with unprecedented accuracy. zesty.ai analyzes satellite, aerial, Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) imagery and other proprietary data on millions of dwellings and combines those with demographic and psychographic data on policy holders and residents. Insurance carriers and reinsurers use our unique data insights to underwrite risk more accurately, provide consumers a better purchasing experience through pre-filled forms and manage home inspections more cost-effectively.

Zesty.ai is an early stage start-up with very solid financial backing from big names. We are located in Jack London Square in Oakland, CA. Join us for the greatest thrill of your life! Learn more at: zesty.ai

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer with strong interest/experience working with remote sensing and imagery.  You will be building the platform that delivers processed data and imagery to our machine learning systems.  You will be doing advanced imagery manipulation and GIS processing.

The ideal candidate thrives in a collaborative, creative environment that moves fast. You are comfortable learning new skills and working with unfamiliar technologies. You are passionate about designing technology that elegantly solves complex business problems and you have an opinion about doing things the right way. You are a pacesetter who wants to set the standard; you are organized, self-directed, and committed to innovation. You are hungry to be on the critical path, to lead the discussion, and to have an impact on the world.

Think you might be Zesty enough? Interviews are being scheduled now and we'd love to talk to you - apply today.

Qualifications

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Working on data cleansing, batch processing, data transformations, and other data manipulations to enable our data science efforts.
  • Advanced image manipulation
  • Geometry/geographic calculations
  • Serving as part of the core team for the technology stack
  • Partnering closely with the Founders to bring a disruptive AI based technology platform to the insurance and real estate markets
  • Investigating and prototyping new technologies

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • At least 2 years of employment as a data engineer in a professional setting, or other relevant development experience
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.  
  • Expert in python
  • Expert working with cloud platforms (AWS, Google Cloud, etc)
  • Experience with Airflow or other workflow management software
  • Ability to define data model and data storage strategies, including knowledge of distributed data systems
  • Ability to manage multiple/competing priorities and make the right tradeoffs and timely delivery of features
  • Experience or familiarity with geography, geometry and GIS systems
  • Experience working with satellite/remote imagery
  • Relevant education (Coding Bootcamp, and/or Bachelors in Computer Science) or equivalent experience

WHAT’S YOUR STYLE

  • A developer who loves the speed of a start-up and won’t quit until the job is done with quality, whatever it takes
  • A team-player with a good sense of humor and the ability to work on multiple projects under a tight schedule
  • Someone with strong communication skills, excellent ability to analyze and diagnose, good planning and work management skills, and great attention to detail

Additional Information

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

  • The opportunity to join a fast growing startup that is out to disrupt the insurance and real estate markets
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous early stage equity
  • The coolest office space in Jack London
  • Benefits
  • Our culture is awesome! We hire only exceptional talent and we believe in the power of a great team - everyone carries their weight and gets rewarded for their contributions. We work hard and we play hard and we believe that technology is the most important tool for change in our lifetime.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.