Senior Data Engineer

Portugal Remote

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Feedzai is the world’s first RiskOps platform for financial risk management, and the market leader in safeguarding global commerce with today’s most advanced cloud-based risk management platform, powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence. Feedzai is securing the transition to a cashless world while enabling digital trust in every transaction and payment type. The world’s largest banks, processors, and retailers trust Feedzai to protect trillions of dollars and manage risk while improving the customer experience for everyday users, without compromising privacy. Feedzai is a Series D company and has raised $282M to date. With a valuation of +$1.5B, the company's technology protects 900 million people in 190 countries. 

The Engineering (Tech) Team is responsible for all Feedzai product development. Together with Product Management and Data Science, we build the next generation of tools to catch fraud in real-time with a machine learning first approach. Formed by engineers and managed by engineers, at Feedzai, you will find one of the most talented teams out there, from junior to senior engineers. Join Us!

We are fast-paced and provide a safe, open, and collaborative environment that encourages us to lean in, try new things and discover our potential with continuous learning for everyone.  


We are looking for a Software Engineer with a knack for building large scale, cloud native data processing systems to help us with the design, implementation and operation of Feedzai’s data platform.

You’ll play a critical role in the development of the platform that is used across the organization to build AI-powered financial crime-fighting products.

Your Day to Day: 

  • Design new large scale data processing systems from the ground up
  • Code and review new and existing data platform features, usable by all other product engineers at Feedzai
  • Operate the systems you and your team built as always-on, self-serviceable cloud services
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers, researchers, data scientists and other colleagues to ensure Feedzai’s roadmap execution

You Have & You Know-how: 

  • 5+ years of experience building software
  • BSc/MSc degree in computer science, or a similar technical degree
  • Strong coding skills (e.g. Java, Go lang, Rust, Scala) and computer science fundamentals
  • Ability to develop distributed backend applications from scratch
  • Comfortable operating linux-based cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with modern distributed big data systems for batch processing, messaging, and data storage
  • Able to do API design and development
  • Experience working in a continuous delivery environment where teams develop, deploy and monitor the changes they’re making
  • Passionate desire to learn and grow
  • Able to bring ideas into the team and to work out solutions to tough problems autonomously

We Value If You Have:

  • Experience building multi-tenant cloud services
  • Experience with Kubernetes, AWS S3, AWS Glue, Nessie, Trino, Spark, Kafka, Iceberg and Airflow
  • Experience with development of data pipelines and/or data reports
  • Contributions to OSS projects

The Product Team builds our product to disrupt the financial crime industry from a data-led approach. We partner with our clients using a holistic lens and have result-driven solutions to manage financial risk with a cloud-first platform and a world-class UX interface. Being part of this team, you have a voice in planning, strategizing, and challenging the status quo. Your thoughts and ideas are valued. Our fast-paced and open environment encourages us to lean in, try new things, and discover our potential. We define and act on what could be in tomorrow's world, not on what is today.

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Your First 30-Days at Feedzai:

You will be immersed in our brand with training, connections, and one-on-one time with your manager. You may shadow your colleagues virtually or onsite at an office depending on where you work as you are supported through your Feedzai journey. In addition, you will have access to a ton of information to give you history, context, and all the knowledge you can handle about Feedzai and the team. Finally, you will start working on projects and collaborating on work currently being done. We can't wait to have you join the team!

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Feedzai is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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