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CLOSED – Staff Data Engineer (Remote)

About the role

At Guild, we believe talent is everywhere and that opportunity should be too. We continue to have our home and headquarters in Denver, but we have embraced a distributed model of working to reach the best talent in the United States. While some roles may require proximity to our Denver office, roles based outside of our Denver office can sit in any of the following 28 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work full-time in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.

At Guild, we uphold our Core Values in everything we do.  Our team emphasizes our Core Values in the following ways:

  • Nurture A Learner’s Mindset – using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and development areas
  • Build Shared Success – building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Be an Owner – holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Create Belonging – recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to our company

Guild is looking for a Staff Data Engineer to design and build key pieces of our data platform. You will be laying the foundation of data infrastructure at Guild that enables Analytics & Insights, Finance, Marketing, Product and other stakeholders to leverage our unique datasets to deliver on our mission of unlocking economic opportunity for all through education. Your focus will be on partnering with Architects, Data Engineers, Analysts and Product to build out a high quality data model and data warehouse that is comprehensive of our business, flexible to change and meets the needs of stakeholders across Guild.


As a Staff Data Engineer, you will:

  • Be a key player in designing and building our future data warehouse to meet the needs of our large customer base across Guild
  • Work across the business to understand customer needs and turn them into requirements that will inform our future state data model
  • Develop a deep understanding of our business and and complex cross-functional domains
  • Lead high impact cross functional Data Engineering efforts with many stakeholders and dependencies
  • Draw on prior data warehousing experience to guide our Data Engineering teams and mentor across the organization
  • Deliver high quality data products and be accountable to multiple teams and stakeholders


You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

  • 8 + years of data warehousing experience with a relevant degree or experience.
  • Experience with different data warehouse architecture approaches such as data mesh, data vault, Inmon and Kimball architectures.
  • Strong verbal, visual, and written communication skills with the ability to explain approaches to all levels in the organization including key stakeholders and leaders.
  • Experience collaborating with engineers in an organization leveraging a domain driven microservice architecture
  • Strong data modeling skills and experience building data models for complex businesses
  • Experience iteratively building out an enterprise data warehouse to deliver value in a quickly moving business environment
  • Affinity for building relationships – respect, communication, inclusion, and recognition are an important part of building software at Guild
  • A strong focus on data security and privacy – ideally you have experience working in a regulated industry and with compliance frameworks such as GDPR and CCPA
  • Experience with modern data engineering tooling such as Snowflake, Looker, DBT, Airflow, Fivetran, etc.
  • Expertise in building a high performance and cost effective data warehouse on top of Snowflake
  • A Learner’s Mindset – always be learning and sharing what you learn with others

We feel passionately about equal pay for equal work, and transparency in compensation is one vehicle to achieve that. Total compensation for this role is market competitive, including a base salary range of $210,000 – $232,500, as well as company stock options.

At Guild, we unlock the talent and economic potential of America’s workforce for employees and their companies. We partner with the nation’s largest employers—including Walmart, Chipotle, Discover, Hilton, Macy’s, Target, and The Walt Disney Company—to create cultures of opportunity that help them attract and retain top talent, while building the workforce of the future from within. By using our proprietary Career Opportunity Platform to develop education and learning programs that work in the real-world, thousands of employees at those companies have gained the skills, knowledge, and guidance they need to build a brighter future for themselves and their families—all without paying for tuition or career services on their own.

Guild is female-founded and a certified B Corp. The company has been named to the TIME100 Most Influential Companies of 2022 list, CNBC Disruptor50 list three years in a row, Inc. Best Led Companies list, Fast Co. World Changing Ideas list and the B Lab Best for the World list among many others.

Guild Education

Guild Education is a learning platform that offers classes, programs, and degrees for working adults.

Certified B-Corporation
Women Founded
Size: 1001-5000
Funding Level: Series F
Total Amount Raised: $643.2 M
Year Founded: 2015

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