Data Backend Engineer

Remote LATAM
USD 50k - 70k
Python PostgreSQL Go SQL TypeScript React Ruby GCP Java Machine Learning Elasticsearch Terraform

Who we are:

We are a leader in financial crime prevention. Using unparalleled device intelligence and behavior biometrics, we apply machine learning to detect and stop fraud before it happens. The platform includes tools for identity verification, fraud prevention and investigation, AML monitoring, and case management. Over 250 companies use Sardine to prevent fake account creation, social engineering scams, account takeovers, bot attacks, payment fraud, and money laundering. We raised $75M, led by Andreessen Horowitz Growth, XYZ Capital, Google Ventures, Visa, Activant Capital, Experian, and ING Ventures.

Our culture:

  • We have hubs in the Bay Area, NYC, Austin, and Toronto. However, we have a remote-first work culture. #WorkFromAnywhere

  • We hire talented, self-motivated people and get out of their way

  • We value performance and not hours worked. We believe you shouldn't have to miss your family dinner, your kid's school play, or doctor's appointments for the sake of adhering to an arbitrary work schedule.


  • Remote - Brazil or Argentina

  • From Home / Beach / Mountain / Cafe / Anywhere!

  • We are a remote-first company with a globally distributed team. You can find your productive zone and work from there.

You will:

  • Design, build and optimize Sardine's Data infrastructure, including processing (apache beam), data warehouse (BigQuery), relational (Postgres, alloy), and nosql (elasticsearch, Graph DB, bigtable) databases. 

  • Improve different aspects of our Data Platform: data governance, data quality, monitoring, alerting, performance, and cost efficiency.

  • Manage data infrastructure in Terraform.

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders as well as our clients to build new services from scratch.

  • Work closely with various engineering and product teams to align efforts and deliver top-notch solutions.

  • Help shape our company's engineering culture and keep high engineering standards

An ideal candidate has:

  • A minimum of 4+ years of experience as a data focused Software Engineer

  • Strong experience in programming languages like Golang

  • Experience building and operating cloud-native data pipelines or orchestration tools

  • Experience with ElasticSearch or similar technologies

  • Strong analytical skills with SQL

  • Experience with graph DB is a plus

  • Data science experience is a plus

  • A strong customer-centric approach with empathy towards users

  • Relevant industry experience and domain knowledge is a plus

Compensation: Base pay range of $50,000 - $70,000 + Series B equity with tremendous upside potential + Attractive benefits

Technologies we use:

  • TypeScript (React + node)

  • Golang

  • Ruby

  • Bigtable

  • Postgres / PostgreSQL

  • GCP dataflow (apache beam)

  • BigQuery

  • Python

  • Java

  • Terraform

Benefits we offer:

  • Generous compensation in cash and equity

  • 7-years for post-termination option exercise (vs. standard 90 days)

  • Early exercise for all options, including pre-vested

  • Work from anywhere: Remote-first Culture

  • Flexible paid time off

  • Health insurance, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents - US and Canada specific

  • 4% matching in 401k / RRSP - US and Canada specific

  • MacBook Pro delivered to your door

  • One-time stipend to set up a home office — desk, monitors, etc.

  • Monthly meal stipend

  • Monthly social meet-up stipend

  • Annual health and wellness stipend

  • Annual Learning stipend

  • Unlimited access to an expert financial advisory

Join a fast-growing company with world-class professionals from around the world. If you are seeking a meaningful career, you found the right place, and we would love to hear from you.

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