Database and Big Data Technologies Manager/Lead
FastPay - Beverly Hills, CA

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FastPay is seeking a Database and Big Data Technologies Manager/Lead with a proven track record in the design, development and operation of scalable, high performance database platforms based on Relational, Data Warehouse and Big Data/NoSQL Technologies. This is a hands-on leadership/development position which includes managing and leading other server database developers as the team grows.

At FastPay you will be working with cutting edge technologies to analyze, build, and develop the software platform for the next generation of B2B lending services. You will be collaborating with a top tier team of technology and financial professionals to help design, implement, and maintain the platform that processes and manages FastPay’s external partner integrations and lending portfolio.

Job Responsibilities
  • Leads, directs and manages the Database and Big Data Technologies Team, and helps recruit, screen, hire, train, mentor and coach technology candidates both within and outside this team.
  • Coordinates, leads and actively participates in all data development projects, including technical requirements gathering, resource allocation, design and documentation, scheduling, development, implementation, task tracking, and status reporting.
  • Creates and updates technical documentation for projects including: data and schema models, data flow, entity relationship, sequence and flowchart diagrams.
  • Collaborates closely and regularly with the other Technology Teams, Quality Engineering, Product Development, Project Management and Customer Service.
  • Researches, evaluates, tests, deploys, and maintains data tools and utilities.
  • Helps develop, maintain and enforce the company’s software development standards, and conducts design and code reviews on a regular basis to ensure compliance.
Skills & Experience

  • Expert level skills and experience designing, developing, and supporting complex, scalable, high-traffic, high-availability databases including Relational, Data Warehouses and NoSQL Systems.
  • Expert level skills and experience in SQL, Relational Design, Data Warehouse Design (Kimball) and ETL Design and Development.
  • Expert level skills and experience administering and developing MySQL databases.
  • Solid experience with cloud-based database services such as Amazon RDS.
  • Experience leading, building and managing teams with decision making responsibilities.
  • Experience with Big Data and NoSQL Technologies such as DynamoDB, Elastic MapReduce and Redshift.
  • Experience with the Agile Development Process and related tools.
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and documentation skills.
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, including EC2 and S3.
  • Passion for open source technologies, communities and philosophies, statistical analysis and data-mining
  • Experience and/or interest in financial products and services.
Company Description

FastPay is a next generation lender providing specialized lines of credit to growing companies. By combining proprietary technology with industry experience, FastPay can quickly assess the creditworthiness of a business and provide loans ranging from $100k to several million in under 48 hours to help customers effectively manage their cash flow. FastPay offers competitive wages and benefits, a dynamic work environment, and an incredible opportunity to further your career.


FastPay offers competitive benefits, lunch three times a week, stock ownership, and an awesome group of smart, fun people to work with! To learn more about FastPay, please visit us at: .

FastPay is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Successful completion of a post-offer background check is required.