Macro Data Engineer Macro Data Engineer …

Selby Jennings
in Manhattan, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in Manhattan, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Negotiable
I'm working with an elite hedge fund looking for a senior or lead Macro Data Engineer with a true developer background. Specifically those who have a strong background in Python or C++ to build platform for data access and analytics. This hedge fund is unlike any other, they have a fun working environment, great work life balance, and they greatly encourage independent work, but with great support system. They are also a great place for growth, this firm promotes career development.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with business users and platform developers to capture requirements and build a platform for data access and analysis.
  • Developing a keen understanding of how data is utilized in our systems and investment processes to generate insights and produce key analytics
  • Defining and employing best practices for persistence, error detection/correction,API development, and streaming technology, with a long term view of building a team of specialists in these areas.
  • Proactively seeking out areas of improvement where data access/management could be changed to improve the portfolio management & risk process.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven experience building high quality, fault tolerant software with a heavy focus on data.
  • Strong understanding of real-time data, historical time-series data, and the intricacies of working with third party data vendors. Prior experience with Macro products is preferred but not essential.
  • High proficiency with Python and the scientific Python ecosystem. Experience with C++ is a large bonus but not a hard requirement.
  • Demonstrated track record of ownership, leadership, high achievement and raising the standard of those around you.
  • Experience working in an agile environment and with development teams.
  • Significant experience defining and developing a robust software development process, including but not limited to: code review, change management, design and architecture specifications, testing, continuous integration and deployment.
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