Data Engineer

Job description

We’re not exactly a bank. We’re not exactly a savings account. We’re not exactly a lender. But we do a bit of all of the above and more. We can make you save better. We can make you borrow better. Think of us as your guardian [AI]ngel 😇

Our face is a fun and easy-to-use app with an active community supporting us as we grow. Behind the scenes, we plug into your bank account via OpenBanking APIs to make data-led decisions that automatically make good things happen for your money

It genuinely is a great time to join a Fintech company at the forefront of the Open Banking revolution.


Good data should be the heart of any business and here at Chip we're striving for excellent data to empower us to make excellent decisions. Working along side our engineering team we looking to find a Data Engineer to help us, collect, transform and store and serve that data across all sectors of the business.


We collect a lot of important data from all aspects of our business and we need engineers to help us write tools to ensure that data is accurate and consistent. Using any and all tools and languages necessary to give us the power to do everything from lending decisions to deciding which features we should develop.

What you'll do  

  • Develop robust ETL pipelines and automated processes for ingesting and processing data

  • Developing, managing and extending data warehouse and data models to provide a robust foundation for internal reporting.

  • Ensure best practices are followed with regard to security and infrastructure

  • Creating and maintaining relevant documentation

  • Spot opportunities for improvement on data engineering and business intelligence best practices

  • Advise on data modelling and reporting best practice

  • Working with the engineering team to ensure application design accommodates reporting and analytics requirements

What we’re really looking for

  • Advanced level knowledge of SQL and/or experience managing Data Warehouses

  • Advanced level knowledge of AWS and GCP cloud platforms

  • Confident getting hands-on with Python to process data and automate processes

  • Confident interacting with Databases and web APIs and processing data

  • Good understanding of reporting and data modelling best practices

  • Good written and verbal communication skills and an ability to translate problems into technical requirements and implement a solution.

  • Take requirements from someone non-technically minded, implement the solution and then explain your solution to a software engineer

  • Work within the Data Science team reporting to the Head of Data Science


  • Competitive Salary

  • Share option scheme. We recently secured £4m in Series A funding valuing the company at over £18m. All the team have share options in the company as we work together to achieve great results for the company.

  • 5% interest bonus on all Chip savings

  • Brand New MacBook Pro, or equivalent.

  • Workplace pension scheme

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Unlimited holiday (28 days contracted + bank holidays + Xmas to New year but policy not to count) ✈️

  • Free Classpass membership

  • Based in the heart of Shoreditch, Brick lane and Spitalfields

  • Monthly team lunches in a thriving food scene