Data Engineer I

Mitek Systems San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 5 months ago

Mitek is looking for a Data Engineer to join our global technology organization. The Data Engineer will be a contributing member of a newly formed cross functional document engineering team responsible for supporting our quality, research and development organizations to deliver best-in-class machine learning solutions and global document coverage for our Digital Identity Verification platforms. To do this, the Data Engineer will work as a part of our Data Operations function to deliver solutions that collect, organize, standardize and process datasets to support ongoing development initiatives.

Mitek delivers a large scale, globally distributed cloud platform that relies on large quantities of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data to deliver new capabilities and derive insights that drive all aspects of our platform delivery. For this reason, we need someone who is technically sharp, a creative problem solver, productive working independently or collaboratively, and has a data driven mindset.

What you will do

  • Leverage data management principles, and data engineering concepts to implement solutions to manage Mitek's machine learning processes and data requirements

  • Implement solutions to ingest, label and manage Mitek's structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data requirements

  • Execute team-defined processes to ensure the quality, consistency and versioning of datasets used in the delivery of Mitek products

  • Facilitate data labeling activities and ensure the quality of all data used to advance Mitek's machine learning practice

  • Participate in data collection efforts to assist teams to appropriately collect and ingest data into Mitek's data lake

  • Run data through test tools to create reports and identify data anomalies and patterns

  • rovide additional support as necessary to create and modify datasets, label data, and manipulate data for product improvement or development purposes

Who you are

  • Detail oriented, with a data-driven mindset

  • Strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills, with an analytical yet, creative, and innovative approach

  • Self-starter, with relentless curiosity

  • Thrives in a fast-paced start-up team-focused culture and adapts to a changing environment

  • Positive, people-oriented, and energetic attitude

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to summarize complex issues simply and effectively

What you need

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or related field, accompanied with 0 - 2 years of relevant experience

  • Successful history of providing documentation to convey information and drive decision making

  • Working knowledge of scripting and development languages to manage and manipulate data to meet identified needs (Python and/or Go preferred)

  • Exposure to working with cloud-based delivery platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Understanding of working with datasets used in the delivery of machine learning based solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to work with ambiguous requirements, adapt, and learn

What would be nice

  • Knowledge of data mining, machine learning, natural language processing, or information retrieval

  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services and associated technologies

  • Exposure to Big Data platforms and technologies

  • Exposure to SQL and NoSQL databases and document stores such as MySQL, Aurora, RedShift, MongoDB, RavenDB etc.

  • Experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data

  • Prior experience in secure practices of handling sensitive data and PII

  • 2-4 years of experience in a quantitative role or 1-2 years experience in software engineering role

About Mitek

Mitek - (NASDAQ: MITK) - is a global cloud-technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions. Mitek's identity verification allows an enterprise to verify a user's identity during a mobile transaction, enabling financial institutions, payments companies and other businesses operating in highly regulated markets to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel. Mitek also reduces the friction in the mobile users' experience with advanced data prefill. These innovative mobile solutions are embedded into the apps of more than 6,500 organizations globally and used by tens of millions of consumers for mobile check deposit, new account opening, insurance quoting, and more.

We have a track record of breakthrough achievements that have helped transform mobile banking and the identity verification markets. As a result, we are a NASDAQ-listed company and have grown globally at 30% annually for 5+ years, with headquarters in San Diego, CA and offices in the London, Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Madrid and New York City.

This is a very dynamic and fast-paced work environment. A high degree of leadership and commitment are essential. We're looking for team members that live our core values of Delivering, Learning and Caring.


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Data Engineer I

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