Job title: Platform Data Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Chicago, IL
Job published: 2021-02-03
Job ID: 42182

Job Description

Our client is searching for an experienced Data Engineer to join their team in Chicago.



  • Build and support the environment for Data Pipelines.
  • Build and manage Tableau and SSAS / PowerBI environments.
  • Develop solutions that enable investment professionals to efficiently extract insights from data. This includes supporting the ingestion (web scrapes, S3/FTP sync, sensor collection), transformations (SQL, Kafka) and analytics (Tableau, SSAS Power BI, schema design, events).
  • Partner with the industry’s top investment professionals, quantitative researchers, and data scientists to 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



  • 5+ years of experience working with data pipelines and products like Tableau and PowerBI.
  • Great communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong interest in financial markets and a desire to work directly with investment professionals
  • Experience thinking strategically with analytical and problem-solving experience
  • Experience in identifying, utilizing and communicating service level performance metrics
  • Passionate about innovating and investing in ground-breaking technologies
  • Proficiency with SQL Server RDBMS, Tableau, SSAS, PowerBI, 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
  • Proficiency with one or more programming languages (Java/C++/Python




  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline


If you would like to be considered for the position of  Platform 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