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Data Platform Engineer – London

We’re looking for a Senior Finance BI Developer to join the Finance team to help us make better use of data to inform key business and product decisions across the company. This is a unique opportunity to shape and grow BI within Finance and to help drive the TransferWise mission of helping millions of users save money and benefit financially.

You’ll be involved in helping us get better at answering many key strategic financial questions across forecasting and budgeting, pricing, investor relations, and supporting the capital needs of the business.

Your mission:

  • Understand data needs of Finance and Product teams, and the business context and growth underlying these needs
  • Develop a deep understanding of our financial infrastructure and database (DB), and how to best use and leverage this
  • Work with Engineering to build data solutions that are an excellent fit for an evolving and fast growing business:
    1. Designing and negotiating required data transformations and outputs, ensuring raw and aggregated data availability
    2. Ensuring the quality, consistency, accuracy, timeliness, and availability of transformed or aggregated data produced by the Finance BI team

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Play a crucial role - in evolving Finance and growing a new function (BI)
  • Own your own path to success - you’ll have a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • Learn and grow - there’s a lot to be done!

A bit about you: 

  • BS degree (or equivalent) in a quantitative discipline, or equivalent practical experience
  • Demonstrable relevant work experience in data analysis or related field
  • Experience building data infrastructure e.g. designing architecture, building data pipelines, implement scalable monitoring
  • Experience designing relational databases, including ETL design, schema design and dimensional data modelling
  • Experience working with statistical software (e.g. R, Python, MATLAB) and database languages/tools (e.g. SQL, Tableau, Qlikview, Looker)

Who you are:

  • You are analytical
  • You are a self starter, are focused on output and impact, and can organise your own work
  • You have a passion for what we’re building at TransferWise and our mission
  • You are humble, comfortable operating with a level of uncertainty, and keen to learn new tricks
  • You are able to work with multiple teams within and outside of finance as well as internationally if required, with flexibility and a can do attitude

A bit about TransferWise:

Since 2011, we’ve had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

We’re just at the beginning of our story and we’re growing at an incredible pace. We won’t stop until anyone, anywhere can send, spend and receive money wherever they are, whatever they’re doing. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.

Our People:

At TransferWise, you’ll be joining a movement of people who believe in a better, fairer, more transparent way of moving money around the world. You’ll collaborate to do your best work and take on problems that no one has looked at before.

If you’re keen to learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.

How we work:

At TransferWise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams. Teams stay closest to our customers, so they choose what problems to solve and where to spend the most time.

You’ll experience radical levels of ownership and empowerment within your role. Plus the opportunity to see the direct impact of your work on our customers.



Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

At TransferWise we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Therefore, we want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form or reply with your request to the email we send you after you have applied. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.

Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.