Managing Data Governance Engineer I

Best Egg

United States Remote

Full time

$100-160k (annually)

Jan 23

Best Egg is a consumer financial technology platform that aims to help people feel more confident about their everyday finances through a suite of products and resources. Our digital financial platform offers simple, accessible, and personalized financial solutions including personal loans, credit cards, flexible rent product and a financial health resource center.


Our culture and values are one of the core reasons why our customers keep returning to Best Egg. We are committed to championing a culture of inclusiveness and diversity of thought, and we focus on providing a safe, flexible, and collaborative work environment. Our associates are encouraged to engage in creative problem solving, and we promote opportunities for growth and enrichment across the organization. 

If you are inspired by inspiring others, Best Egg is the place for you.

Best Egg celebrates diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better we will grow.

Join our growing Data Analytics and Business Intelligence team as a Managing Data Governance Engineer.

You will be a lead engineer working under our Analytical Data Director and Chief Analytics Officer. This is an important role to own parts of our data infrastructure as we launch new financial technology products.

We are looking for a solutions oriented team player with a very reliable core SQL data skillset and fundamental programming with python 3. The ideal engineer is able to work on complex data profiling and data analysis.


  • Establish and roll out data governance standards, frameworks, documentation. 
  • Define Data Quality standards, Data Quality metrics, Data Lineage in Enterprise Catalog and data observability tools.
  • Prepare and Implement standards and guidelines for data ownership, integrity and accessibility
  • Propose & collaborate, develop mechanisms to monitor, measure, report, alert on the Data Quality Metrics using existing tech stack & tools.
  • Define & document Data Policies regarding data accuracy, completeness, and consistency. 
  • Define & document Data Security, Privacy rules & policies
  • Collaborate with Data Team & Info Security for enforcing Data Security, Access & Lifecycle policies
  • Define, document & establish User Communication protocols & mechanisms.
  • User Support on Metrics Definition, Data questions, concerns, issues & remediation with data team.
  • Manage Reference data, Master data.
  • Prepare, publish, and present data governance materials to increase awareness and literacy on data governance projects, leading practices, technology and partnerships
  • Be part of a team that owns all aspects of data management – from raw data inputs from vendors, internal systems, to ETL, BI & ODS data systems.


  • Strong functional knowledge and familiarity with Data Governance Frameworks
  • Knowledge of the analytics needs of multiple functional areas of a technology and business (e.g., engineering, data product, data science, marketing, finance, CRM, Operations)
  • Experience with Atlan , MonteCarlo or similar tools.
  • Experience in driving Data Governance program at Enterprise level.
  • Strong Expertise with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience in working with Semi-Structured data 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent experience.
  • Familiarity with Git, Cloud computing – AWS, Unix environments
  • Experience in working on multi-faceted work items around data – Data profiling, Adhoc loads, Structured & Semi-structured data analysis, Production implementation & validation, Data issue analysis, User Support
  • Excellent documentation and general organization of ongoing tasks, including the ability to evaluate and question business rules.
  • You practice empathy and kindness, and you look to help others – within & outside the team.

  • “Nice to have”:

  • Experience with Snowflake Data Warehouse
  • Familiarity with GitHub, Jira
  • Strong leadership skills in hiring, establishment and subsequent development of your team's goals, talent, output, and growth

In addition to semi-monthly salary payments, this position is also eligible for an annual incentive bonus based on individual and company performance. Base salary range $100,000 - $160,000, annual bonus target 25% of base. This position may also be eligible for long-term cash and/or equity incentives. 

Our Brand:

At Best Egg, we believe money should be accessible so people can reach their goals, live a fuller life, and feel pride in knowing they have taken control of their finances. For those who need extra money to achieve the progress they seek in life, Best Egg is the modern solution-minded finance provider that mixes decades of banking experience with smart technology and deep customer insight to create products designed for today’s borrower, so that people can establish a smoother financial path. The egg symbolizes protection and a fresh start.  

Employee Benefits

Best Egg offers many additional benefits for our employees, including (but not limited to):

·      Pre-tax and post-tax retirement savings plans with a competitive company matching


·      Generous paid time-off plans including vacation, personal/sick time, paid short--

term and long-term disability leaves, paid parental leave, and paid company


·      Multiple health care plans to choose from, including dental and vision options

·      Flexible Spending Plans for Health Care, Dependent Care, and Health

Reimbursement Accounts

·      Company-paid benefits such as life insurance, wellness platforms, employee

assistance programs, and Health Advocate programs

·      Other great discounted benefits include identity theft protection, pet insurance,

fitness center reimbursements, and many more!


In compliance with the CCPA, Best Egg is fully committed to handling the personal information and data of employees and job applications responsibly with respect and due care. Review our CCPA Employee Policy  here 

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