Who We Are

Climb Credit (NMLS# 1240013) is an innovative student financing and payments platform that makes career-advancing education more accessible, affordable, and accountable than ever before.

Climb identifies programs and schools with a demonstrated ability to improve the earnings of their graduates. Climb partners with schools that teach everything from cybersecurity to healthcare, heavy machine operation to data science, and culinary arts to coding.

We provide learners with financing and payment options that are priced and structured to meet the unique needs of those seeking career elevation and increased earning power.

Climb Credit’s mission is to expand access to career advancing education and we aim to do this for all communities. Therefore, we are committed to building a workforce that’s a representation of our learners. Climb fosters an inclusive work environment to all its employees; We celebrate diverse representation and diverse thinking.

To further this commitment, we’ve set a goal to promote inclusivity and equity in our workplace internally and with schools and financing providers externally. We do this through our company DEI Taskforce meetings to work through these initiatives. Climb acknowledges its power in providing access to educational opportunities and the positive impact of diversity, which is why we have taken on this commitment to push forward this work. We encourage our employees to be their most authentic selves and strive to create, nurture and sustain an inclusive culture for our employees and learners.

Climb’s Values

– Drive access and inclusivity

– Build a better system

– Own the solution

– Iterate and experiment

– Succeed together

Overview of Role

We’re seeking folks with mid- to senior-level experience thinking critically about how data can best support and inform organizational needs and culture. As a key member of Climb’s Data team you will work cross functionally across all of our business teams to understand their Data needs and requirements. You will perform hands-on coding and architecture for our modern Data stack and also help us to uplevel our Data platform.


    • Model data in SQL using dbt (data build tool)
    • Advise a teammate on approaches to dealing with data that balance outcomes, security, and performance
    • Configure and manage data ingestion tools using Stitch or Fivetran
    • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.
    • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
    • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and Python.
    • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
    • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data, and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
    • Create data tools for analytics team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.

Your Background and Skills

    • 5-7 years of Data Lake or Data Warehouse experience as a data engineer or analytics engineer
    • Width and depth of SQL based data manipulation and transformation
    • Experience with dbt (Data Build Tool) is highly desirable
    • Comfortable with distributed source control using Git
    • Extremely strong in building scalable Data pipelines using SQL and Python.
    • Comfort level in working with at least one BI tool such as Power BI, Tableau, Looker etc.
    • Experience with cloud data systems such as Snowflake, Synapse Analytics, Google BigQuery or AWS Redshift.
    • Experience with loan products/credit risk/ credit card domain will be a plus
    • Values diverse, inclusive teams and creating an environment where people of all identities, experiences, and backgrounds can thrive
    • Worked collaboratively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to achieve an organizational goal
    • Worked in an Agile environment

Perks & Benefits

    • Competitive salary and annual bonus
    • Company equity
    • Annual education stipend
    • Work from Home stipend
    • Health benefits (coverage for medical, dental, and vision costs, life insurance, and more)
    • Unlimited PTO
    • Remote work
    • “Light Meeting Fridays” year-round
    • “Summer Friday” afternoons off
    • Paid parental leave
    • In-person and virtual team events
    • DoorDash Wednesdays
    • 401k with company match

Climb earned a spot on Inc Magazine’s 5000 fastest growing companies in 2020!

We’ve raised hundreds of millions of dollars of lending capital from financiers such as The Blackstone Group and Goldman Sachs. We are currently 40 passionate technologists and business people excited to be changing the face of modern education.

Read about us in the news, check out our company values, and find us on Comparably.

Climb Credit is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.