Hiring Data Engineer (Go, GCP, SQL, Python). Remote OK..

Paperchain is an early-stage startup building real-time revenue forecasting and financial tools for the digital media industry using unique applications of data science and blockchain technology.

We’re looking for a Data Engineer to come in and help build our data pipeline foundations at Paperchain. This is a contractor role with the plan to transition into a full-time role. The core team functions remotely with HQ being in New York and our CTO in Berlin.


College education is not a prerequisite. If you did go to college, we place no weighting on where you went. We encourage women, non-cisgender and people from non-white European ancestries to apply.


In this role, you will be responsible for working with the CTO on data strategy and building data products at Paperchain. Your work will have a direct impact on our customer onboarding journey and will also help influence the strategic decisions at the company.

As a data engineer at Paperchain, you will:

  • Help build and maintain the ETL data pipelines from external sources like Apple, Spotify, YouTube, Google into our data warehouse (BigQuery)
  • Engineer our back-end to support a highly scalable distributed data platform
  • Work on building fast & robust microservice architecture
  • Write and optimize advanced SQL queries to analyze the media analytics and financial data
  • Report directly to our CTO and work closely with other Founders

About You

  • Fluent in writing high-quality code in Go
  • Fluent in writing SQL queries
  • Comfortable working using Docker & Kubernetes
  • Well-versed in distributed databases & systems
  • Self-organized and can work independently

Bonus if you are:

  • Familiar with the Google Cloud Platform ecosystem
  • Familiar with Airflow or Data flow
  • Comfortable writing code in Python & using Jupyter notebooks
  • Familiar with OLAP systems like Druid or Clickhouse
  • Passionate about music and other media industries
  • Have worked part of a remote team before
  • Interested in blockchain tech


Please send an email to work@paperchain.io or submit via angel.co.

Our hiring process

  • screening (20 mins)
  • technical discussion (45-60 mins)
  • interview (30 mins)