Sr. Data Engineer (Dallas or NYC)

New York City, NY 10001

Posted: 06/19/2017 Category: Opportunistic, Python Job Number: 8564
Data Engineer – New York or Dallas
The mandate of our data team is to provide both traditional and alternative data sets to the front office. This candidate will work closely with our front office analysts and quants to improve our data ingestion and analysis.

As a business-critical firm-wide resource, members of the data team interact with our investment professionals to provide data expertise on strategy development. The role requires intellectual agility, solid judgment, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to deliver. The ideal data engineer will synthesize their experience in development, project management, and business analysis to partner with the business.

Job Description
  • Integrate financial and alternative data set for research and trading
  • Partner with front office analysts and quants on both discretionary and systematic businesses
  • Provide new ideas and enhancements to automate systems and processes
  • Maintain and enhance our data platform and infrastructure
  • Participate in Level III support rotation for data users

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or a related STEM field
  • 5+ years of strong programming experience, with experience in Python preferred
  • 5+ years of professional experience as an engineer providing business analysis while working directly with front office users
  • Strong SQL experience, experience with Microsoft SQL Server a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intellectual curiosity, strong analytical and quantitative skills and a high degree of self-direction
  • Effective time management and organization skills - ability to adapt to change and work well in a fast-paced environment

Complementary Skills
  • Strong knowledge of finance with experience working with stat arb teams
  • NoSQL experience (Hadoop, Spark, Redis, etc.)
  • UI development experience (Angular)
Data, Python, Individual Contributor, good school + high GPA

Jordan Zmick

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