Job Description

What’s Under the Hood

DriveTime Family of Brands is the largest privately owned used car sales finance & servicing company in the nation. Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and Dallas, Texas, we create opportunities and improve the lives of our customers and our employees by placing a focus on putting the right customer, in the right vehicle, on the right terms and on their path to ownership.

The DriveTime Family of Brands spans across DriveTime, Bridgecrest and SilverRock.  You can find us at the intersection of technology and innovation as we use our proprietary tools and over two decades of industry knowledge to redefine the process of purchasing, financing, and protecting your vehicle. 

That’s Nice, But What’s the Job?

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Data Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will serve as a technical and architectural lead, collaborating closely with a diverse team of data engineers, software engineers, analysts, and data scientists. Your primary responsibility will be to design, develop, and maintain robust data pipelines and infrastructure in a hybrid environment consisting of on-premises SQL Server, Kafka, Argo, Informatica, SSIS, and Snowflake.  

That's Nice But Whats The Job?

  • Lead the design and development of scalable data pipelines, ensuring seamless integration and efficient data flow across various systems and platforms. 
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior members of the team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous learning. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions that drive actionable insights and business value. 
  • Architect and implement solutions for data ingestion, transformation, storage, and analytics, leveraging technologies such as Kafka, Segment, Argo, SQL Server, SSIS, and Snowflake. 
  • Drive best practices in data engineering, including data modeling, optimization, and performance tuning, to ensure reliability, scalability, and maintainability of the infrastructure. 
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies in data engineering and analytics, evaluating their potential impact and relevance to our environment. 
  • Actively participate in architectural discussions, technical design reviews, and strategic planning sessions to shape the future direction of our data platform. 
  • Monitor and troubleshoot data pipelines, proactively identifying and addressing any performance issues, bottlenecks, or data quality concerns. 

The Specifics.

  • 8+ years of experience in data engineering or similar role 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; Master's degree preferred. 

  • Extensive experience in data engineering, with a strong focus on designing and building scalable data pipelines and infrastructure. 

  • Proficiency in working with on-premises SQL Server, Kafka, Argo, SSIS, and Snowflake, along with a solid understanding of cloud-based data technologies. 

  • Strong programming skills in languages utilized for data engineering such as Python, SQL, Java, Scala with experience in scripting, automation, and data manipulation. 

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders. 

  • Proven leadership experience, with the ability to lead and mentor a team of data engineers and drive technical initiatives to successful completion. 

If you are passionate about leveraging data to drive business outcomes and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, we'd love to hear from you. Join us in shaping the future of our data platform and making a meaningful impact on our organization's success. 


So What About the Perks? Perks matter

  • Medical, dental, and vision, oh my! DriveTime Family of Brands covers a sizable amount of insurance premiums to ensure our employees receive top-tier healthcare coverage. 
  • But Wait, There’s More. 401(K), Company paid life insurance policy, short and long-term disability coverage to name a few.
  • Growth Opportunities. You grow, I grow, we all grow!  But seriously, DriveTime Family of Brands is committed to providing its employees with every opportunity to grow professionally with roughly over 1,000 employees promoted year over year.
  • Tuition Reimbursement. We’re as passionate about your professional development as you are. With that, we’ll put our money where our mouth is.
  • Wellness Program. Health is wealth! This program includes self-guided coaching and journeys, cash incentives and discounts on your medical premiums through engaging in fun activities!
  • Gratitude is Green.  We offer competitive pay across the organization, because, well money matters!

  • In-House Gym. We want our employees to be the best versions of themselves. So come early, take a break in your day or finish strong with a workout!
  • Give Us a Reason (or not), and We’ll Celebrate.  Regardless of whether there is a holiday or not, we are finding ways to kick back and enjoy each other’s company outside of day-to-day work.
  • Smart-Casual Dress. Come dressed in jeans (you’ll fit right in with the rest of us).
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays. Not just lip service: we work hard, to play hard.

Anything Else?  Absolutely.

DriveTime Family of Brands is Great Place to Work Certified! And get this: 90% of our rockstar employees say they feel right at home here.  We could spend a lot of time having you read about ALL our awards, but we’ll save time (and practice some humility) just naming a few others; Comparably Awards: Best Company for Diversity, Best Company Culture and Best Company Leadership, oh and don’t forget Phoenix Business Journal Healthiest Employers (okay, we’ll stop there)!

Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of our background and drug screening process. DriveTime is a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

And when it comes to hiring, we don't just look for the right person for the job, we seek out the right person for DriveTime. Buckle up for plenty of opportunities to grow in a professional, fun, and high-energy environment! 

Application Instructions

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