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How we work
We are a data-driven organisation that puts a huge emphasis on the scaling, storage, and query ability of our data.
Our engineering team (currently ~100 engineers) is split into organisations which we call Fleets. Each Fleet focuses on a core customer journey (onboarding, security, payments, support, new business, growth, and marketing, etc.). Each of these fleets contains multiple smaller teams called Pods, each of which focuses on a specific aspect of the product.
Pods will include a product owner, product designer, back-end engineers, Android, iOS, and Web developers, who each bring a unique perspective to the problem you are all contributing towards. We're agile, use scrum, continuous integration and continuous delivery, deploying to production every single day.
We're building teams to help us succeed in our mission to upgrade the world to a better financial system. You’ll be joining a group of highly motivated software engineers with who you’ll work collaboratively across our pods.
As a fast-growing company with offices around the world, you’ll immediately see how your contributions directly impact both our internal users and client experience. Many of the problems we are solving result in trailblazing solutions which can’t be found on Stack Overflow; so we’re looking for engineers who flourish working in a complex domain.
In your first six months, you will:
Begin your journey at Luno by learning our processes, meeting the wider team, and starting our engineering onboarding program. After getting comfortable with the basics, you'll start learning our idiomatic patterns in a safe, easy-to-follow way: by building your set of own toy microservices. Here you will be involved in and experience our approach to design documents, code reviews, deployments, events, logging, and monitoring.
You will also meet the Pod(s) that you will be working with and quickly align on the teams’ current OKRs and product roadmap. We succeed as a team, so we will provide you with regular feedback from your manager and peers and will encourage you to do the same.
What you'll do:
Work closely with our data science team on projects introducing new data pipelines and ETLs
You'll have the opportunity to incrementally enhance, optimize and maintain our data lake as well as our AWS Redshift clusters
Use your passion in data engineering to innovate our data solutions and how to expose that data to the business
You'll apply new concepts regularly introduced within our engineering and product teams and apply these in data engineering
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
A relevant bachelors degree
Prior (2+ years) of experience as a software engineer
Proven track record of refactoring and performance tuning databases systems and queries
Worked on ETL, data pipelines and SQL
Experience with AWS Data related services
Don’t be put off if you don’t tick all of the boxes – they’re a guide based on what we’d love to see but we appreciate that excellent software engineers have diverse backgrounds.
Remote Life at Luno
If you’re looking to work on something truly global and disruptive with a forward-thinking and ambitious team that highly values diversity, teamwork, and the continuous quest for excellence, then this is an opportunity for you.
Like the majority of the companies, Luno is currently working remotely to keep our employees safe, which means you will not be physically, but virtually onboarded for now!
Live long and prosper. We’ve got you covered with excellent private medical insurance.
You'll be able to continuously up-skill yourself with access to free courses on Udemy, Coursera and Codecademy.
For the crypto fans among you (should be everyone!), you'll pay 0 fees with Luno from the day you start
Generous maternity / paternity leave.
An annual inspiration day, over and above your annual and public holiday leave... for that pottery course you’ve always been meaning to do!
Work with a globally diverse team of hardworking, ambitious and friendly people on something that will truly revolutionise the financial world.
We have virtual cooking, dancing, drawing and house planting classes hosted by our Lunauts to break up your day and work that other part of your brain.
Work is important, but your mental health should always take priority. At Luno, we do everything we can to make sure you lead a healthy and happy life. That's why Luno gives you free access to Headspace – a full library of guided meditations, sleep stories, and music.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not negatively discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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