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DNX Ventures
DNX Ventures

Manager, Data Platform Engineering



Software Engineering
United States · Canada · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
We all have important information we need to manage, and protecting it should be easy. Over 100,000 businesses and millions of people log in to 1Password to unlock smart, simple access to everything they care about. Our vision is to create a safer, simpler digital future for everyone, and our culture values simplicity, honesty and a human-centric approach to solving problems. Come help us unlock peace of mind so everyone can stay safer online.
What You’ll Be Doing
As a Data Platform Engineering Manager, you’ll lead a team focused on building a robust and scalable foundation for data, supporting our data platform, services and tooling and products from storage to visualization for improving company-wide productivity, strategy and decision-making with data.
Who You Are
You have a passion for helping teams design, implement, and operate stable, scalable, and efficient solutions to flow data from production systems into data lakes & data warehouses. You are curious about all the nuances in the source data systems & always make an effort to assert data quality checks and improve documentation. You have experience operating production systems at scale and ensuring little downtime. You enjoy designing concrete solutions and converting technical debt into strategic opportunities for our company. You love mentoring other data engineers and are passionate about data engineering & data infrastructure best practices. You also enjoy working cross-collaboratively across Analytics, Data Science, Data Engineers, Engineers, DevOps, Privacy and Security.
The candidate will also have a knack for establishing and building platform strategy at a rapidly growing Tech company. New analytics technologies are emerging every day and we’re excited about the impact they’ll have – we hope you share our enthusiasm!
This is a remote opportunity within Canada and the US.

What we're looking for:

  • Minimum 6+ years of experience building and leading a team of high-performing data platform engineers
  • Experience building and deploying products that rely on large-scale distributed systems in Python or Go, Scala/Java, or other similar languages
  • Experience with large-scale, distributed systems design and development with an understanding of scaling, replication, consistency, and high availability
  • Experience in defining and developing high-volume, horizontally scalable architectures
  • Experience with system software design and development with an understanding of computer architecture, storage, network, and IO subsystems
  • Experience with Big Data query engines such as Hive, Presto, Trino, Spark
  • Experience with data stores such as Redshift, MySQL, Postgres, Snowflake, etc.
  • Experience using Realtime technologies like Apache Kafka, Kinesis, Flink, etc.
  • Technical knowledge of Cloud Platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure) and open-source technologies
  • Background in performance tuning, identifying performance bottlenecks, and implementing performance optimizations
  • Prefer BS, MS, or Ph. D. in Computer Science with 6+ years of proven relevant industry experience
  • Can switch fluently between player/coach model (hands-on programmer with a good knowledge of data-structures and CS algorithms)

What you can expect:

  • Lead the design and implementation of the next generation of platforms, tools and products
  • Responsible for detailed architecture, POC, design, advising and often hands-on implementation of complex systems including software and integration with existing systems at 1Password
  • Lead and help create data engineering solutions that follow Repeatable Software engineering platforms and tools
  • Own and architect scalable solutions that are implementable with principles of extensibility, scalability, modular and easy to use with generalization principles
  • Co-develop and help stand-up operational stability and quality along with Engineering teams through Observability
  • Develop and manage SLO’s, performance and optimization opportunities of the cloud platforms
  • Help create and implement data governance structures that ensure adherence and adoption of data policies
  • Provide recommendations on cost-avoidance and optimization of cloud environments
  • Mentor technical engineers on operationalizing data solutions and ensuring automation through the data value chain
  • Champion platform standards, tooling, and processes
  • Establish effective organizational structures, anticipating or adopting to a changing environment
  • Create impact at all levels of the organization as torch-bearer for data platform engineering principles
  • Manage the roles and workflows of a team dedicated to data platform engineering
USA-based roles only: The Annual base salary for this role is between $170,000 USD and $230,000 USD, plus immediate participation in 1Password's benefits program (health, dental, 401k and many others), utilization of our generous paid time off, an equity grant and, where applicable, participation in our incentive programs.
Canada-based roles only: The Annual base salary for this role is between $152,000 CAD and $206,000 CAD, plus immediate participation in 1Password’s generous benefits program (health, dental, RRSP and many others), utilization of our generous paid time off, an equity grant and, where applicable, participation in our incentive programs.
At 1Password, we approach each individual's compensation with a promise of fair market value and internal equity commensurate with experience and specific skill set.
What we offer:
We believe in working hard, and resting hard. We’re always looking for new ways to support our team members, but here’s a glance at what we currently offer:
Health and wellbeing
> 👶 Maternity and parental leave top up programs
> 👟 Wellness spending account
> 🏝 Generous PTO policy
> 💖 Company-wide wellness days off scheduled throughout the year
> 🧠 Wellness Coach membership
> 🩺 Comprehensive health coverage
Growth and future
> 📈 Employee stock option program for all full time employees
> 💸 Retirement matching program
> 💡 Training budget, 1Password University access, and learning sessions
> 🔑 Free 1Password account (and friends and family discount!)
Flexibility and community
> 🤝 Paid volunteer days
> 🌎 Employee-led DEI&B programs and ERGs
> 🏠 Fully remote environment
> 🏆 Peer-to-peer recognition through Bonusly
You belong here.
1Password is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and equitable workplace that is built on trust, support and respect. We welcome all individuals and do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, sex, citizenship, education, languages spoken or veteran status. Be yourself, find your people and share the things you love.
Accommodation is available upon request at any point during our recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please speak to your talent acquisition partner or email us at and we’ll work to meet your needs.
Remote work is a part of our DNA. Given that our company was founded remotely in 2005, we can safely say we're experts at building remote culture. That said, remote work at 1Password does mean working from your home country. If you've got questions or concerns about this your Talent Partner would be happy to address them with you.
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