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Senior Data Software Engineer

Baltimore, MD 21202

Posted: 07/09/2020 Industry: Back-End Development / Programming Job Number: 10427

Job Description

Senior Data Software Engineer

** W2 contract in Baltimore, MD (REMOTE TO START)**

We are looking for an accomplished Senior Engineer who is committed to building and supporting data pipelines which are used by the Global Investment Risk team. This is a hands-on role and the ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about data, reporting and has a strong desire to create best in class enterprise solutions. This team will have team members in Baltimore and London England.

You must demonstrate a willingness to overcome technical challenges in a fast-paced environment. The role will provide architecture, design, and implementation expertise to a cross-functional team. You will play a key role in supporting and modernizing the legacy Microsoft stack and platform into a modern platform which leverages AWS.

Core Attributes:
  • High achiever who combines ambition with humility and is happy to let their performance do the talking
  • Leadership: Maintain high standards and help to create an environment where people can do their best work
  • Craft-like approach to building software; takes pride in engineering excellence and instils these values within the team and others
  • A proponent of strong collaborative software engineering techniques and methods: Agile development, continuous integration, code review or pairing, unit testing, refactoring and related approaches?
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills; demonstrated ability to employ fact-based decision making to resolve complex problems, by applying experience and business knowledge
  • Possess a passion for technology and staying sharp in your craft by keeping on top of new technologies, tools and trends
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship with Portfolio Managers, Quantitative researchers, Analysts and senior businesspeople alike
  • High energy, results driven person with strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Ability to thrive in a complex, fast-paced, and highly technical environment

  • Collaborate with your engineering manager to enable a fit-for-purpose application portfolio consistent with the target architecture and operating model
  • Come up with innovative ways to enhance our systems and to make our data-related processes more efficient
  • Participate in time-sensitive projects, and collaborate with your global colleagues to deliver new initiatives
  • Enable improvement of the engineering team through shaping of tools, processes and standards
  • Produce comprehensive, usable dataset documentation and metadata
  • Evaluate and make decisions around dataset implementations designed and proposed by peer data engineers
  • Ensure the validity and accuracy of security-level analytics and risk exposures within the portfolio management and analytics systems, driving consistency and transparency
  • Devise innovative ways to enhance our systems and to make our data-related processes more efficient?

  • Strong academic record and BA/BS in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or related technical degree
  • 7+ years of progressive engineering experience with 2+ years related to data engineering, microservices, frameworks and/or platform development
  • 5+ years coding experience and solid working knowledge of at least one language such as C# or Java
  • 5+ years of business systems analysis or experience working with data and analyzing data
  • Experience designing and delivering frameworks, focused on data pipelines, data catalogs, data distribution, and/or advanced analytics
  • Proficient with a range of open source frameworks and development tools -. .Net Framework (Standard/ Core), AWS Lambda and Step Functions, SNS, SQS, S3, NoSQL databases, Git/ Unity, Angular/Backbone/ReactJS etc.
  • Knowledge of reporting and ETL tools such as SSRS, Informatica etc.

Strong preference for:
  • Experience of front office software development with an Asset Management, Hedge fund or Investment Bank
  • Solid working knowledge of Risk analytics platforms (e.g MSCI, Bloomberg PORT, Barclay’ s POINT) and derivatives
  • Experience building containerized applications and deploying to public or private clouds, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar providers.
  • Open source involvement such as a well-curated blog, accepted contribution, or community presence
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