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Senior Data Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Job reference: 304031/001_1558708825
  • Sector: Asset Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 24/05/2019

One of the world's top-ranked and longest-tenured hedge funds is looking to add a Senior Data Engineer to its team in Dallas, TX. The candidate chosen for this position will provide both traditional and alternative data sets to improve the analysis and data ingestion of analysts and quants in the front office. Do you want to leverage your experience in business analysis, development, and project management to play a business-critical role with a leading hedge fund? If yes, please reach out to learn more.

The candidate chosen for this role will…

  • Utilize financial and alternative data sets for trading and research
  • Work closely with front office analysts and quants on both systematic and discretionary businesses
  • Innovate enhancements and implement new ideas to automate systems and processes
  • Upgrade and maintain firm's data platform and infrastructure
  • Participate in Level III support rotation for data users

What you will want to be successful…

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related STEM field
  • 5+ years of substantial programming experience, with experience in Python strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of professional experience as an engineer providing business analysis and working directly with users
  • Strong SQL experience, with experience in Microsoft SQL Server preferred and NoSQL a plus
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work in teams
  • A high degree of self-direction, intellectual curiosity, and extensive quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adaptability, and effective organizational and time management skills
  • Experience working with statistical arbitrage teams and strong knowledge of finance a plus
  • UI experience with Angular a plus

What makes this role special…

  • Competitive pay with an exceptional firm that has a vested interest in your professional future
  • Business-critical role with the opportunity to play a major part in the firm's success
  • Daily opportunities to build your existing skills and develop a keen understanding of the finance industry
  • Team-focused culture and a fun work environment

If you are interested in this exceptional opportunity with a top-rated hedge fund, then don't wait to apply as interviews have started!

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