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Python / Data Science Engineer

  • Location: Summit, 07901
  • Salary: 65.53
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 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: Python / Data Science Engineer
Location: Summit, NJ 07901
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • 80% troubleshooting / 20% working on enhancements
  • Will be making enhancements to the platform and resolve user issues related to python environments and spark configurations
  • Serves as a technical resource in finding software solutions in niche domains (defined below).
  • Conducts research and resolve problems in relation to processes, and recommend solutions and process improvements.
  • Analyzes user needs, determine requirements.
  • Develops, implements and maintains software solutions to meet niche domain (defined below) business requirements.
  • Provides technical support, advice, and consultation with the issues relating to supported applications.
  • Creates and maintain process documentation for programs.
  • Creates test data, conduct interfaces and unit tests.
  • Assures quality, security and compliance for supported systems and applications.
  • Invests effort in learning domain knowledge and becoming an SME for the application and business function supported by the team.
  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs and documents programs using Agile development practices.
  • Operates in restricted to niche domains: such as capital markets, quants, artificial intelligence, machine learning.
  • Implements complex projects/initiatives on above domain.
  • Understands and participates to ensure compliance and risk management requirements for supported area are met and works with other stakeholders to implement key risk initiatives.
  • Assists other team members in advanced software development.


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Minimum of 15 years of overall experience
  • Strong Communication - resource may work closely with users and must be able to effectively communicate
  • Python experience within data science projects
  • 2+ years in GCP/AWS platforms supporting Data Science projects
  • 4+ years of experience in Spark Core, Spark SQL, Data Frames, Spark Streaming and Spark MLlib.
  • Experience navigating Linux environments and shell scripting
  • Knowledge on Big Data ecosystems like Cloudera/Hortonworks

Desired Qualifications:
  • 5+ years in administration of H2O/TensorFlow/PyTorch Data Science environments (GPU experience a plus)
  • Prior financial experience 
  • Masters degree or higher in computer science or finance
  • An industry-standard technology certification
  • Basic knowledge of industry regulations related to building technological solutions

 

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

About Us

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MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA) by emailing MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.