About Select Star
Select Star is a data catalog and discovery platform built for modern enterprises. Our platform automatically catalogs & documents database tables and BI dashboards, providing actionable intelligence for our customers in 24 hrs. With Select Star, you can find out where your data is coming from, which dashboards are built on top of it, who is using the data, and how they are using it.
We’re currently a seed stage company, backed by some of the best early-stage tech investors like Bowery Capital, Background Capital, and prominent angel investors (Spencer Kimball, Scott Belsky, Nick Caldwell, and more).
Top data teams from businesses like Opendoor, Pitney Bowes, Vivino, Electric.ai and more are relying on Select Star to understand their data. We’re starting to see strong traction in the market and are looking to build out our team to help us scale.
As the Director of Engineering for Select Star, you will be responsible for driving our technical architecture, managing our infrastructure, and leading our engineering team.
Qualities we’re looking for:
5+ years of experience working as an engineer in data engineering or platform infrastructure teams
2+ years of experience working as a tech lead or engineering leadership role
Advanced understanding and hands-on experience with Python/Django, databases, distributed systems, microservices, analytics engineering platforms
Self-starter with excellent communication skills
Comfortable working rapidly and independently
Comfortable working with a remote team
Prior early-stage startup experience
Experience in DevOps & Platform Data Infrastructure including but not limited to: AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Python/Django, Celery, Redis, Airflow, etc
We love working at Select Star and think you would too! Some of the benefits include:
Remote first company - work from wherever you like
Full medical benefits
$1,000 annual stipend to improve your WFH set-up however you see fit
Competitive compensation (including equity)
Be open and transparent - we share the good and the bad. We’re working towards a common goal and support each other along the way
Be an owner - we have high standards and expect everyone to be responsible for upholding them
Be practical - things will change, and that’s ok. Prioritize, execute, evaluate and plan. Then do it again