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Senior Analytics Engineer (Remote)



Data Science
United States
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

Drata is seeking a Senior Analytics Engineer with a strong technical understanding to join our data platform team, supporting one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS startups on the path to unicorn status. At Drata, we’re on a mission to help build trust across the internet! Data accuracy is an essential cornerstone of our mission.

The ideal candidate will spearhead the development of an advanced analytics program, collaborating closely with key stakeholders to drive the organization's continuous growth. As a crucial member of our dynamic data department, consisting of Data Engineers, Analytics Engineers, Data Analysts, and Data Scientists, you will tackle the challenges presented by our unique data pipeline streaming from thousands of MySQL databases to our data warehouse, focusing on scalability, reliability, and performance optimization.

We ensure all teams at Drata can easily self-serve the data and reports they need to drive their projects and make decisions. If you’re excited to work on a fast-moving team using cutting-edge technologies to collect, store, transform, analyze, and model data, we want to meet you!

What You'll Do:

  • Develop and maintain robust data models and schema designs.
  • Design and implement complex data pipelines for efficient and scalable data processing.
  • Collaborate with Data Engineers to optimize data infrastructure and enhance overall system performance.
  • Utilize advanced programming skills (Python, Java, or equivalent) for data processing and analysis tasks.
  • Implement and optimize algorithms for data transformation, cleansing, and enrichment.
  • Drive the adoption of best practices in data governance, security, and management.
  • Collaborate with Software Engineers to integrate data analytics solutions into production systems.
  • Apply machine learning techniques to extract insights and patterns from large datasets.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and provide data-driven solutions.
  • Formulate the right metrics and definitions of success to drive quality, efficiency, cost, timeliness and understanding the source data.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for data processes, pipelines, and models.
  • Engage with LLM models, showcasing your capacity to work with cutting-edge AI technologies. Continuously stay up-to-date on industry trends and advancements in data engineering and analytics.

What You'll Bring:

  • 8+ years of advanced SQL development experience coupled with robust Python or Java programming capabilities.
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience with data warehousing technologies (Snowflake, BigQuery, Redshift).
  • Extensive experience building and optimizing large-scale ETL pipelines, data modeling (dbt experience is a plus) and schema design.
  • A fearless attitude towards technological change and a drive to thrive in fast-paced, dynamic settings.
  • Demonstrated experience in building web services and/or working with LLM models.
  • Bachelor's degree in an analytical field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Data Science).
  • Solid understanding of data security and compliance requirements.
  • Effective communication skills, conveying complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth startup environment with a balance of autonomy and collaboration.


  • Healthcare: 90-100% paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents + on demand health care concierge
  • HSA, FSA, & DCFSA: Pre-tax savings plans for healthcare and dependent care, with up to a $600 annual employer contribution to the HSA plan (if enrolled in HSA medical plan)
  • 100% paid short and long term disability plus life + AD&D benefits
  • Learning & Development: $500 annually towards professional development opportunities + $250 annually towards personal development opportunities
  • Flexible Time Off: Flexible vacation policy for strong, fully charged batteries
  • 16 Weeks Paid Parental Leave: An inclusive policy to ensure you have time with your newborn, newly adopted, or foster child
  • Work Remotely: Flexible hours and work from home + $1,000 annually to cover necessary business related items for your home office
  • 401K: Reach your financial goals while reducing your taxes

This role will receive a competitive base salary, benefits, and equity. The applicable salary range for each US-based role is based on where the employee works and is aligned to one of 3 tiers based on the cost of labor for that geographic area. The expected salary ranges for this role are set forth below.

Tier 1: $155,125 - $191,625

Tier 2: $139,613 - $172,463

Tier 3: $124,100 - $153,300

You can view which tier applies to where you plan to work here. A variety of factors are considered when determining someone’s leveling and compensation – including a candidate’s professional background and experience. These ranges may be modified in the future and final offer amounts may vary from the amounts listed above.

Please continue to apply if you are unsure that you fit into our compensation structure.

Drata is on a mission to help build trust across the internet.

Drata is a security and compliance automation platform that continuously monitors and collects evidence of a company's security controls, while streamlining compliance workflows end-to-end to ensure audit readiness.

We all recognize the importance of earning and keeping the trust of our customers when it comes to protecting their data. We've felt firsthand how burdensome achieving and maintaining a strong security and compliance posture can be at a fast-growing company. It’s a manual, redundant, error-prone, and unscalable process - and it only grows more complex and expensive over time.

Our team of SaaS, security, compliance, and audit experts have built a better way - with automation.

Employment at Drata is based solely upon individual merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. We strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, veteran status, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by law. We also make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under laws protecting the rights of the disabled.