Lead Data Software Engineer

Houston, TX 77002

Post Date: 10/25/2017 Job ID: 9637 Category: Java

Lead Data Software Engineer

Why this role is unique:
  • We placed the manager, who we have a personal relationship for close to 20 years
  • You will lead a team of 4 Talented Software Engineers on the Houston Data Engineering Team
  • They want this person to accept the role by the end of the year
  • This firm pays at the top of the Texas Market, with a technology stack that mixes finance, HPC, and open source technologies. You’ ll have access to all the tools in the sandbox.

Software engineers have helped tackle the complex and interesting challenge of discovering value hidden in the world’ s data. Our Client is pushing the technical envelope to solve these problems, and in the process are helping to redefine investment management and other fields. As the world of data continues to grow exponentially, the issues they address will only increase in difficulty, scale and  excitement.

In order to meet these challenges, we’ ve  built  a data accumulation platform that allows us to ingest over 10 terabytes of data per day, and a custom distributed storage solution to store the over 50 petabytes of information we’ ve accumulated since our inception.  We’ ve also  built  an entire suite of analysis tools that enable our quantitative researchers to utilize this data to produce predictive models that help us automatically invest each and every day.  

This model-driven, technology-fueled approach to investing not only gives us a long-term advantage over old-school investors – it has also created a whole set of technical problems to solve that don’ t always have an obvious solution.  This gives you the ongoing opportunity to build proprietary solutions and/or bring to bear the best open source options the market. We have created a robust infrastructure that empowers all of our engineers, and you will work within a collaborative work culture that ensures that a great idea can come from anywhere.

Problems at our level of complexity require you to possess  a  passion for  learning  as well as  deep understanding  across a wide array of technical competencies.  We’ ve attracted technologists who possess special capabilities in a wide variety of domains including data transformation and visualization, performance optimization, cloud computing, and distributed systems.  While we face large-scale problems, we hire only the best to take them on. This enables us to keep your team size small and your individual impact significant.

While there is no set recipe for success, we find that you will tend to have the following qualifications:

Data, Java, Tech lead, management

Evan Pollock

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