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Cloud Data Engineer

  • Location: New York, 10017
  • Salary: 128.8
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Data Engineer
Location: NEW YORK, New York, 10017
Term: 11 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • This project is to support existing data (# of systems in assets management firms) infrastructure that will be migrating data platforms.
  • This will entail working on various kinds of projects relating to application migrations. This resource will not be hired solely for migrations, team is split between the existing applications.
  • Moving legacy systems to cloud environment to find new efficiencies. Currently using a Microsoft SQL based platform (quantitative research platform) that needs to be converted into a data platform.
  • Working on data-related projects, coding, scripting, unit-testing, preparing changes for deployments
  • Coding, deployment, taking requirements from business etc.
  • Lead complex initiatives on selected domains. Ensure systems are monitored to increase operational efficiency and managed to mitigate risk.
  • Define opportunities to maximize resource utilization and improve processes while reducing cost.
  • Lead, design, develop, test and implement applications and system components, tools and utilities, models, simulation, and analytics to manage complex business functions using sophisticated technologies.
  • Resolve coding, testing and escalated platform issues of a technically challenging nature. Lead team to ensure compliance and risk management requirements for supported area are met and work with other stakeholders to implement key risk initiatives.
  • Mentor less experienced software engineers.
  • Collaborate and influence all levels of professionals including managers.
  • Lead team to achieve objectives
  • Partner with production support and platform engineering teams effectively.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 5+ years of Specialty Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Moving legacy systems to cloud environment to find new efficiencies. Currently using a Microsoft SQL based platform (quantitative research platform) that needs to be converted into a data platform.
  • 5-7+ years of overall experience in the following;
  • Overall structure of experience (educational background, career progression, tenure),
  • Coming from well-known clients (ex: hedge funds, financial domain is a nice to have, not required),
  • Software developers who have done complex work with data.
  • Knowledge of high level programming languages such as Java and Python.
  • Experience working on data products
  • Strong database design, data engineering, ETL, SQL, proficiency in Java or C# or Python and scripting (bash or PowerShell)

Desired Qualifications: 
  • Big data, data pipelines, cloud data management
  • Bachelors in Comp Sci (or relevant)

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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