Senior Data Engineer

Bangalore, India /
Credit - Data Science /
Full-time
About PayU 
PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. 

As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day. 

 Role:  Senior Data Engineer   
                                                                   
Location: Mumbai/ Bangalore/Gurgoan
 
About the Role:
 We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer   
 
About the team:
PayU Finance is the credit and lending arm of the PayU brand (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Prosus group. Previously Naspers group) headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands. PayU Finance India has disbursed about 20 billion loans to date by volume and has disbursed more than $280 million in consumer credit. PayU Finance provides consumers with easy access to affordable short-term loans up to INR 5 lacs that can be availed in the form of personal loans, point of sale EMI, and express loans.  PayU Finance operates under two brands - LazyPay and PaySense with a focus on Buy now Pay later and personal loan products..
 
Excited yet? Continue reading to find out more about the role:
  
What you’ll be doing:
 Job responsibilities:
                     • Design infrastructure for data, especially for but not limited to consumption in machine learning applications
                     • Define database architecture needed to combine and link data, and ensure integrity across different sources
                     • Ensure performance of data systems for machine learning to customer-facing web and mobile applications using cutting-edge open source frameworks, to highly available RESTful services, to back-end Java based systems
                     • Work with large, fast, complex data sets to solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, applying advanced data handling techniques if needed
                     • Build data pipelines, includes implementing, testing, and maintaining infrastructural components related to the data engineering stack.
                     • Work closely with Data Engineers, ML Engineers and SREs to gather data engineering requirements to prototype, develop, validate and deploy data science and machine learning solutions
 
Requirements to be successful in this role:
                     • Strong knowledge and experience 5 + yrs in Python, Pandas, Data wrangling, ETL processes, Spark statistics, data visualisation, Data Modelling and Informatica.
                     • Strong experience with scalable compute solutions such as in Kafka, Snowflake
                     • Strong experience with workflow management libraries and tools such as Airflow, AWS Step Functions etc.
                     • Strong experience with data engineering practices (i.e. data ingestion pipelines and ETL)
                     • A good understanding of machine learning methods, algorithms, pipelines, testing practices and frameworks
                     • B. Tech / BE /MEng/MSc/PhD degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, or equivalent (preference: DS/ AI)
                     • Experience with designing and implementing tools that support sharing of data, code, practices across organizations at scale
 
 
What we offer :
●             A positive, get-things-done workplace
●             A dynamic, constantly evolving space (change is par for the course – important you are comfortable with this)
●             An inclusive environment that ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions.
●             Ability to learn cutting edge concepts and innovation in an agile start-up environment with a global scale
●             Access to 5000+ training courses accessible anytime/anywhere to support your growth and development (Corporate with top learning partners like Harvard, Coursera, Udacity)
 
 
 What are we looking for? 
Someone who takes ownership and believes in seeing through tasks to its completion despite facing any challenge.
Someone who can work both independently and in collaboration with the team as and when the situation demands for it.
Someone who is not averse to learning and growth and has an open mind about inputs/suggestions from any stakeholder.
Bonus point if you have: 
Experience in the Fintech domain and/ or B2C product experience 
An engineering degree in Computer Science (or) software development experience 
Worked on products with a massive user scale - 1 Mn+ DAUs especially 
 
What we offer
A positive, get-things-done workplace
A dynamic, constantly evolving space (change is par for the course – important you are comfortable with this)
An inclusive environment that ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions.
Ability to learn cutting edge concepts and innovation in an agile start-up environment with a global scale
Access to 5000+ training courses accessible anytime/anywhere to support your growth and development (Corporate with top learning partners like Harvard, Coursera, Udacity)
 
About us:  
At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more www.payu.com 
 
Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce 
As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities. 
 
 
 
 

About us:  
At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more www.payu.com 

Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce 
As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities.