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Data Engineering Associate - Finance



Accounting & Finance, Data Science
Latin America
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Clara is the leading spend management platform for companies in Latin America. Our end-to-end solution includes our locally-issued corporate cards, a Bill Pay product, financing solutions, and our highly-rated software platform; already being used by thousands of the most successful companies across the region.

Clara is backed by top global and regional investors such as GGV Capital, Coatue, DST Global Partners, General Catalyst, monashees, Acrew Capital, Kaszek, Citius, Canary, Citi Ventures, Picus Capital, Avid Ventures, ICONIQ Growth, Endeavor Catalyst, Goldman Sachs, Accial Capital, and prominent angel investors.


  • Develop and optimize data pipelines using Databricks and AWS.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather data requirements.
  • Implement data quality checks and ensure data integrity.


  • Proficiency in SQL and basic knowledge of Git.
  • Experience with Python programming (Scala as a plus).
  • Experience with AWS and Databricks.
  • Understanding of data modeling and data warehousing concepts.
  • Basic familiarity with Airflow or other DAG management tools.
  • Ability to say 'I don't know' and willingness to research and find solutions.

Non-negotiable Requirements:

  1. Computer Science: Candidates must have experience or qualifications as a Computer Scientist.
  2. Fintech Experience: Prior experience in the fintech industry is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in Credit Card and Payments: Prior experience with credit card and payment systems will be a plus.
  2. Risk Modeling in Latin America: Experience in risk modeling specific to the Latin American market is a plus.
  3. Open Mindset: Candidates should have an open mind and be willing to create new and innovative solutions.

Additional Requirements for Data Roles in Finance:

  1. Data Analysis and Visualization: Proficiency in SQL and data visualization tools (e.g., Metabase, QuickSight). Ability to analyze financial data and create actionable insights.
  2. Stakeholder Communication: Ability to communicate complex data findings to non-technical stakeholders, including finance and executive teams.
  3. Problem-Solving Skills: Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think critically about data and its application in solving business problems.
  4. Agile and Lean Methodologies: Experience working in agile and lean environments, common in startups, to adapt quickly to changing business needs.
The way we do things is as important as what we do. That is why we operate on a set of carefully-identified values. They are what we expect from ourselves and each other in our day-to-day.

We value

* Clarity - Open and direct communication
* Simplicity - Pare things down to the essential
* Ownership - We're all owners and act like it
* Pride - Make quality products we're proud of
* Always Be Changing (ABC) - Continuous self-improvement
* Inclusivity - Every voice counts; we value each other for our shared mission and contributions

We are

* Shaping business finances in Latin America
* Driven by our 6 core values
* Proud of our inclusive and caring culture
* Certified as Top LinkedIn Startup

We offer

* Competitive salary & a robust stock ownership plan
* 100% flexible work model
* A set of benefits that are adaptable to your needs & way of life
* Opportunities for growth in a fast-paced environment
* A chance to shape B2B payments in Latin America and increase the region’s economic competitiveness