Get Ready To Onboard Your New Data Engineer!

Hiring good Data Engineers is essential for the success of any startup that relies on data to drive business decisions.

Data Engineers are responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the data infrastructure that supports data-driven decision-making.

A skilled team of Data Engineers can help a startup to process and store data more efficiently, improve data quality, and ensure that data is available to the rest of the organization in a timely manner.

However, finding and attracting top talent in this field can be challenging, which is why working with a data engineering recruitment firm can be a smart move. These recruiters can help identify and attract top data engineering talent, screen candidates for technical skills and cultural fit, and provide valuable insights into the job market and industry trends.

By partnering with a data engineering recruitment firm like Funded.club, startups can build a strong data engineering team that can help drive the company's growth and success.

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About The Data Engineer Role 

The main duties of a Data Engineer in a startup include designing, building, and maintaining the data infrastructure that supports data-driven decision-making.

They are responsible for collecting, processing, and storing large amounts of data, and ensuring that the data is accurate, reliable, and accessible to the rest of the organization. Data Engineers work closely with Data Scientists and other stakeholders to identify the data requirements of the organization and design solutions to meet those needs.

They should have expertise in data modeling, ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes, and database administration.

Ultimately, a Data Engineer's goal is to help the startup leverage data to make more informed decisions and gain a competitive advantage.

 

Key Attributes of a Great Data Engineer 

  • Technical expertise: A great Data Engineer should have strong technical skills, including expertise in data modeling, ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes, and database administration. They should be able to work with a variety of programming languages and data storage technologies.
  • Problem-solving skills: In a startup, Data Engineers often face complex data challenges and need to be able to come up with innovative solutions. A great Data Engineer should be able to think creatively and approach problems from different angles to find the best solution.

  • Collaborative mindset: Data Engineers need to work closely with cross-functional teams, including Data Scientists, Business Analysts, and other Engineers. A great Data Engineer should be able to collaborate effectively with others and be open to feedback and suggestions.

  • Business acumen: Data Engineers should be able to understand the business context in which they are working, and be able to identify opportunities to leverage data to drive business growth. They should be able to communicate effectively with business stakeholders and translate technical requirements into actionable solutions.

  • Passion for learning: Data Engineering is a rapidly evolving field, and a great Data Engineer should have a passion for learning and staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments. They should be able to quickly learn new techniques and tools and apply that knowledge to their work.

 

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How Funded.club Can Help You

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
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Testimonials

"Funded.club was absolutely an integral piece of our process to find-test-hire people for our company lately. This not only saved us quite literally munltiple months of work in pre-screenings, but also efficient in finding candidates that we basically removed the need for a recruitment team altogether. this allowed us to focus resources on more critical things that every company should be doing, like building the product!"

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Jiří Třečák

CEO & HEAD OF TECHNOLOGYSUPERNOVA(Y COMBINATOR ALUMNI W19)

"Working with Funded.club has been a wonderful experience. The staff is highly experienced, saved us tons of time and are results driven. All of it is a fraction of traditional recruitment agency costs. Highly recommended for fast-growing startups and scale-ups!"

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Johannnes Koeppel

CO-FOUNDER & CEOWETRAVEL

"We were struggling to find the right person for our senior dev role and so got in touch with Funded.Club. They quickly found candidates that fitted with our requirements and culture and we were able to fill the position. Thanks to Emma for your effort which saved us lots of time and cost."

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Tony Stanley

PEOPLE AND OPERATIONS MANAGERMSUPPLY, NEW ZEALAND

"At Tesseract.io we are constantly looking for talents to join our ever-growing team. The Funded.Club team has helped tremendously in our hiring process. In addition to the responsiveness, they provide weekly summaries throughout the hiring progress. Candidates presented were pre-screened and of good quality. Candidates start streaming in very quickly after our kick-off meeting, usually within the same week. They've helped us with multiple technical positions that we previously struggled to fill. We will definitely use them for future hires. "

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Colin Lee

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERTESSERACT.IO, SINGAPORE

"We worked with Bulent and Funded.club to successfully recruit a Senior Software Engineer. Bulent advised us on the brief, provided valuable insights on salary ranges and then worked diligently to provide us with an excellent shortlist of candidates. Bulent is a great communicator and provided straightforward advice which helped us rapidly conclude our search confident we had the best candidate in the market for our brief."

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Why Choose Us?

We charge low fixed fees starting at $4500 / €3600* per hire - we reduce cost-per-hire by >70%

​Our data engineering recruitment experts think and operate like founders and not like typical agency staff.

We screen candidates that work well in a startup culture of rapid growth in a fast-changing environment

​​Guaranteed results - first candidates in 7 days and a shortlist of the best candidates in the market in 14 days

We help you build and protect your employer brand

We help you understand your ROI with weekly updates and stats

Our clients become GDPR-compliant immediately while using our tools (don't underestimate this!)

Join a club of founders with growing resources, advice and a network of valuable contacts

Testimonials

"Funded.club was absolutely an integral piece of our process to find-test-hire people for our company lately. This not only saved us quite literally munltiple months of work in pre-screenings, but also efficient in finding candidates that we basically removed the need for a recruitment team altogether. this allowed us to focus resources on more critical things that every company should be doing, like building the product!"
jiri-testimonials-draft-image-for-funded-club-recovered_orig-1

Jiří Třečák

CEO & HEAD OF TECHNOLOGYSUPERNOVA(Y COMBINATOR ALUMNI W19)

"Working with Funded.club has been a wonderful experience. The staff is highly experienced, saved us tons of time and are results driven. All of it is a fraction of traditional recruitment agency costs. Highly recommended for fast-growing startups and scale-ups!"
johannes-testimonials-draft-image-for-funded-club-recovered_orig-1

Johannnes Koeppel

CO-FOUNDER & CEOWETRAVEL

"We were struggling to find the right person for our senior dev role and so got in touch with Funded.Club. They quickly found candidates that fitted with our requirements and culture and we were able to fill the position. Thanks to Emma for your effort which saved us lots of time and cost."
Tony Stanley mSupply Testimonials draft image for funded-club

Tony Stanley

PEOPLE AND OPERATIONS MANAGERMSUPPLY, NEW ZEALAND

"At Tesseract.io we are constantly looking for talents to join our ever-growing team. The Funded.Club team has helped tremendously in our hiring process. In addition to the responsiveness, they provide weekly summaries throughout the hiring progress. Candidates presented were pre-screened and of good quality. Candidates start streaming in very quickly after our kick-off meeting, usually within the same week. They've helped us with multiple technical positions that we previously struggled to fill. We will definitely use them for future hires. "
Colin Lee Tessearct Testimonial FundedClub-1-1

Colin Lee

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERTESSERACT.IO, SINGAPORE

"We worked with Bulent and Funded.club to successfully recruit a Senior Software Engineer. Bulent advised us on the brief, provided valuable insights on salary ranges and then worked diligently to provide us with an excellent shortlist of candidates. Bulent is a great communicator and provided straightforward advice which helped us rapidly conclude our search confident we had the best candidate in the market for our brief."
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Julian Thorne

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, Sub(x)

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