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Senior Data Engineer



Data Science
Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Who we are is what we do.

Deel and our family of growing companies are made up of global teams dedicated to helping businesses hire anyone, anywhere, easily.

The team comprises over three thousand self-driven individuals spanning over 100 countries, and our unified yet diverse culture keeps us continually learning and innovating the platform and products for customers.

Companies should be able to hire the best talent anywhere in the world, so we are building the best platform to make that a reality. Our market-leading technology, expertise, and global team are crucial to the platform’s success. We deliver the best products and features in our space, enabling millions of jobs worldwide and connecting the global workforce with the best companies and opportunities.

Why should you be part of our success story?

A 30-mile hiring radius should no longer dictate how companies hire because exceptional talent lives everywhere. Deel sees a world without hiring borders and endless talent that pairs perfect candidates with great companies.

We offer global teams all the tools they need to hire, onboard, manage, pay, and scale at full speed. We aim to foster a diverse global economy by building a generational platform that seamlessly connects companies with talent worldwide.

After our successful Series D in 2021, we raised another $50M in 2023, doubling our valuation to $12B. There’s never been a more exciting time to join Deel — the international payroll and compliance market leader.

The Team

The Data Platform team at Deel is composed of senior engineers focused on improving data quality, data pipeline performance, platform tooling, and cost management of the entire data stack from ingestion to outbound integrations (and everything in between). As a Data Engineer on the Data Platform team, you will spend significant time crafting the future of our Data infrastructure and ensuring it can scale with 30+ Analytics Engineers and 100+ data professionals embedded in business units across Deel.

We work cross functionally with analysts, analytics engineers, data scientists, software engineers, and leadership to accomplish these goals.

As a Senior Data Engineer on our Data Platform team you will:

  • Create, set up, and manage data pipelines that are both scalable and efficient. Our preferred tools include Snowflake, Airflow, dbt Core, and Fivetran, but experience with other technologies is also welcomed.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements and develop solutions that meet business needs.

  • Implement and enforce robust data governance policies and procedures to ensure the integrity, quality, and security of the organization's data assets.

  • Implement and maintain ELT processes to extract, load and transform data from various sources into our data warehouse.

  • Optimize SQL queries for data analysis and reporting purposes.

  • Work closely with data analysts, data scientists, analytics engineers, and other stakeholders to understand their data needs and provide support in optimizing data workflows.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve data-related issues in a timely manner.

  • Build a world-class development environment and CI/CD system that will allow our systems to scale for years to come.

  • Ingest data from REST APIs using python and Airflow.

  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies to continuously improve our data engineering practices.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

  • Proven experience as a Data Engineer or similar role, at least 5 years.

  • Strong proficiency in Python and SQL.

  • Experience in working with or administering cloud-based data warehouses.

  • Experience with data modeling and designing efficient database schemas.

  • Familiarity with workflow orchestration tools like Apache Airflow.

  • Knowledge of dbt (data build tool) and Fivetran is highly desirable.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Experience setting up PII anonymisation.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with our tech stack is advantageous:

    • AWS

    • Airflow

    • Snowflake

    • dbt

    • Looker

  • Experience with GitHub Actions.

  • Experience with data streaming and CDC is a plus.

  • DWH Administration is a plus.

  • GDPR (or similar) is a plus.

Total Rewards

Our workforce deserves fair and competitive pay that meets them where they are. With scalable benefits, rewards, and perks, our total rewards programs reflect our commitment to inclusivity and access for all.

Some things you’ll enjoy

  • Provided computer equipment tailored to your role

  • Stock grant opportunities dependent on your role, employment status and location

  • Additional perks and benefits based on your employment status and country

  • The flexibility of remote work, including WeWork access where available

At Deel, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy or maternity or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Unless otherwise agreed, we will communicate with job applicants using Deel-specific emails, which include and other acquired company emails like and You can view the most up-to-date job listings at Deel by visiting our careers page.