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Data Engineer

  • Location: Summit, 07092
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 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: Lead Software Engineer
Location: Summit NJ
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Standing up cutting-edge analytical capabilities, leveraging automation, cognitive and science-based techniques to manage data and models, and drive operational efficiency by offering continuous insights and improvements.
  • Help in design and implementation of algorithms and tools for analytics and data scientist teams.
  • Use a variety of languages, tools, and frameworks to marry data and systems together.
  • Collaborate with modelers, developers, DevOps, and project managers on meeting project goals.
  • Strong understanding of Python code CI/CD deployment and test automation suites.
  • Drive a culture of automation, test coverage and architect for Micro Services, API, Cloud Native and Headless Architecture – Decoupling the front ends and backends of the technology stack.
  • Work on building and supporting the Python Platform and SDK that runs the qualitative and quantitative risk models

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 4+ years of Python experience
  • 2+ years of RESTful API design and development experience
  • 2+ years of experience with Big Data or Hadoop tools such as Spark, Hive, Kafka, and Map
  • 2+ years of experience with building, deploying, and securing cloud platforms
  • 2+ years of configuration experience with Cloud service providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or MS Azure
  • Strong in data science python libraries like NumPy, Pandas, SciPy.
  • Solid understanding of distributed computing.
  • Strong skills in big data, PySpark, HDFS and distributed computing.
  • Experience in creating APIs using python, preferably Django and DRF.
  • Design and build reusable solutions to in data work stream of model development life cycle.
  • Prior banking domain skills and depth knowledge in risk & finance forecasting domain
Desired Qualifications: 
  • Master’s degree or higher in computer science or finance
  • Professional certification in technology
  • Basic knowledge of industry regulations related to building technological solutions
  • Knowledge and understanding of DevOps principles
  • Leadership skills to drive work stream from technical aspects
  • Command knowledge on story estimations, design reviews, code reviews, quality code delivery
  • 1+ year of Oracle experience
  • 2+ years of experience with H2O software or Keras with TensorFlow
  • 2+ years of Kubernetes experience

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

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