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Data Engineer

  • Location: New York, 10017
  • Salary: 85.6
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 27 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: Financial Data Engineer
Location: New York, New York, 10017
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Leads, designs, develops, test and implements applications and system components, tools and utilities, models, simulation, and analytics to manage complex business functions using sophisticated technologies.
  • Resolves coding, testing and escalated platform issues of a technically challenging nature.
  • Responsible for defining opportunities across IT to maximize resource utilization and improve processes while reducing cost.
  • Ensures that systems are monitored to increase operational efficiency and managed to mitigate risk. Mentors and trains other members of the team.
  • Partners with Management, Dev, QA, production support and platform engineering teams effectively.
  • Focuses on building relevant capabilities in the organization to keep pace with demand and best practices in the industry.
  • Manages vendor/contractor partnerships to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • 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.
  • Leads implementation of complex projects/initiatives on above domain.
  • Understands and leads the team to ensure compliance and risk management requirements for supported area are met and works with other stakeholders to implement key risk initiatives.
  • Mentors lower level team members.

 

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 5-7+ years of overall experience 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)
  • 7+ years of software engineering experience
  • 4+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: securities, quantitative trading, artificial intelligence, or machine learning
  • Masters degree or higher in computer science or finance
  • An industry-standard technology certification
  • Basic knowledge of industry regulations related to building technological solutions

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.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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.