Senior Data Engineer

London /
Engineering /
/ Hybrid
Who we are

We are a highly ambitious team; focused and truly collaborative. We empower people to take ownership through meaningful and impactful work.  We exist to help people and the planet, it’s a big statement but one you’ll wear with pride. 

Raylo is here to change how people get their tech for good. That means giving them access to the products they really want, but doing so in a responsible, sustainable way. 

We provide Seamless Circularity, where every device gets an extended life through our automatic, effortless cycle of refurb, reuse and recycle. 

Our secret sauce is leasing. By providing a subscription alternative, we're cracking open a staid old market and bringing real change to consumers and the environment. Less waste, better value. We’re serious - we want to lead the change in consumption of consumer technology.

Life at Raylo
• We are an organically collaborative and dynamic team
• We embrace innovation, seek out challenges and always aim for excellence
• We take big risks, celebrate our wins, and learn from our mistakes
• We help each other by listening, challenging thought and continually improving
• We live our mission, walk in our customers’ shoes, focus and execute, and are a curious and gritty bunch

What to expect

Data sits at the heart of Raylo, we want to make informed decisions to improve the customer experience, but also allow our teams to be more efficient in their day to day operations. Our Engineering team has built things from scratch, using the tools and processes that best fit the needs of Raylo’s as we’ve grown. We’ve built a solid foundation but now need to take things to the next level, and we’re looking for our first data hire to help shape the development of our Data Platform and the technologies we use.

As the Senior Data Engineer, you’ll own the ongoing technical delivery and improvement of our Data Platform, building innovative products using the latest cutting edge technologies. You’ll use various methods to transform raw data from multiple sources into useful data systems, improving data quality and accessibility. You’ll also develop and test architectures that enable data extraction and transformation for predictive modelling.

You’ll have a huge impact on how Raylo grows. You’ll own the Data Platform, and ensure our Data Analysts have high quality datasets that help our teams make great data-driven decisions for internal efficiency and encouraging customer growth. Longer term, you’ll grow a team around you, and lead in their development through coaching and mentoring.

You'll be great at

    • Using the latest tools to have maximum impact - Ideally, Google BigQuery, Cloud Composer (Airflow), Python, SQL, ETL/ELT
    • Implementing data lakes and data pipelines in the cloud, and transforming raw data high quality datasets, ultimately delivering a best in class Data Platform that can be used across the business.
    • Taking feedback, nurturing and developing your team. Ensuring best practice, a culture of collaboration, and opportunities to learn from one another.
We’re not looking for you to meet every point on this job description, please still get in touch if you think you could add value and do your best work here at Raylo. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

Opportunities & Benefits

Your chance to make an impact. We want what you can bring - what makes you special. Through trust, collaboration and autonomy, you can have an impact right from the off. 

Be part of the change. You will join one of the fastest growing fintech startups, backed by Octopus Investments, where you can change how people get their tech for good

Other benefits include; 
• 33 days holiday per year (25 days, + an extra 8 days to choose the days that mean most to you)
• Stock options - get a real stake in your company’s growth
• Hybrid working environment
• Free sustainable breakfast and snacks, every day you’re in the office
• Workplace Nursery Scheme
• Perkbox membership - hundreds of perks and discounts to support physical, financial and mental wellbeing
• To do your best work, we’ll give you a laptop and a Raylo phone
• Udemy Business corporate subscription - access to 15,000+ courses covering business, tech, and wellness skills
• Learning budget - we care deeply about investing in your long-term career growth and potential
• Fun (yet optional) Raylo quarterly socials, plus summer and Christmas parties

Diversity Statement

Raylo is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive work environment where we learn from each other. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and believe it adds value to our organisation. Working at Raylo is super fun and we’d love to tell you more about it.