Job title: Business Aligned Data Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: New York, NY
Job published: 2020-08-10
Job ID: 42136

Job Description

Our client is searching for an experienced Data Engineer to join them in New York.



  • Develop solutions that enable investment professionals to efficiently extract insights from data. This includes owning the ingestion (web scraping, S3/FTP sync, sensor collection), transformations (Spark, SQL, Kafka, Python/C++/Java), and interface (API, schema design, events)
  • Partner with the industry’s top investment professionals, quantitative researchers, and data scientists to research, design, develop, and deploy solutions that answer fundamental questions about financial markets
  • Build tools and automation capabilities for data pipelines that improve the efficiency, quality and resiliency of the data platform
  • Drive the evolution of the data strategy by challenging the status quo and identifying opportunities to enhance the platform



  • Passion for working with data in order to accurately model and analyze complex systems such as a publicly traded company, commodity market, economy, or financial instruments
  • Strong interest in financial markets and a desire to work directly with investment professionals
  • Creativity to discover new sources of web data that drive investment insights
  • Proficiency with one or more programming languages such as Java or C++ or Python
  • Proficiency with RDBMS, NoSQL, distributed compute platforms such as Spark, Dask or Hadoop
  • Experience with any of the following systems: Apache Airflow, AWS/GCE/Azure, Jupyter, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, or Snowflake
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills




  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience


If you would like to be considered for the position of Business Aligned Data Engineer or wish to discuss the role further then please leave your details below. Your resume will be held in confidence until you connect with a member of our team


Email: or call London (0207 604 4444,) New York (212 400 4845) or Chicago (312 204 7216) to speak to a member of our team. Thank you

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