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Data Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: £200000 - £300000 per annum
  • Job reference: 167831/001_1531226908
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Data Science
  • Date posted: 10/07/2018

A well-known hedge fund based in the Greater New York area is building out their data science team and looking to bring on board Data Engineers who are already working at the cutting edge of the industry.

You will be an integral part of the team creating pricing & hedging algorithms to generate profit and instrumental in building a centralized modelling layer & maintaining it to enable machine learning studies. This Data Engineer will need to be able to think outside the box, be a confident communicator & constantly striving to improve their technical skill-set.

Role Highlights

  • Develop big data processing pipelines for new data sources containing structured and unstructured data working with the Development Team to build a relevant visualization layer

  • Building modelling layers with engineering interface

  • Building Data Exploration API's

Preferred Candidate Background

  • Master or Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Data Mining, Software Engineering, Big Data Analytics

  • A minimum of 3 years expertise in Big Data analytics with Hadoop/Spark

  • Experience with Python/Scala

  • Prior experience working in Tier 1 Finance, Technology or FinTech institution

This is an extremely lucrative opportunity to work for a business which values innovation. The Hedge Fund has over a petabyte of data to utilize and they are willing to invest in the talent they need to use it in the most effective way possible. Interview slots have already be confirmed, so please be in touch as soon as possible.

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