Data Engineer

Data, Senior Development
Chicago, New York City
Posted 2 months ago

Location: Chicago and New York

Data is the foundation of our investment strategy and the effective acquisition, processing, flow and management of the data through to the investment process is critical to the expansion of our firm.

Our team is at the forefront of big data, stream processing and building cutting-edge tools and techniques. We have a direct impact on profitability of the firm by enabling competitive investment decisions through modern and highly scalable data acquisition and processing pipelines. We place high value on the exchange of ideas, creativity and innovation, and are seeking passionate data strategists who thrive in an impactful, and fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand business challenges and drive technical solutions
  • Partner with investment professionals and data analysts/scientists to define priorities and deliver custom solutions
  • Build robust, fault-tolerant data pipelines to cleanse, transform, enrich and model acquired data
  • Acquire data from vendors, APIs or website scraping for analysis
  • Enhance and extend data pipeline platforms and frameworks to accelerate data delivery
  • Integrate data and insights into models, reports and the investment process
  • Measure, analyze, and improve internal data quality
  • Implement and develop statistical models and test hypothesis using acquired data
  • Develop data visualization solutions to explore data and communicate results effectively
  • Become an expert on our systems and technology to support accelerating integration of data analytics into all processes

Skillset Requirements

  • Expertise in more than one programming languages such as Java, Scala, JavaScript, Python, R
  • Strong data storage (incl. database) expertise and query/retrieval skills
  • Sound statistical judgment and mathematical foundation
  • Strong personal drive and evidence of entrepreneurial initiative
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, minimum 3.4 GPA

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