Data Engineer - Big Data - Stream Processing - London Hedge Fund

Recruiter
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Oct 2020
Closes
19 Oct 2020
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Data Engineer - Big Data - Stream Processing - London Hedge Fund

A Data Platform Engineer is required for a leading, global hedge fund with a focus on equities and ??40bn AUM.

My client is looking for an exceptional Data Engineer to design, develop and maintain big data solutions with the goal of generating data for the researchers within the firm. The main project focus for the role will be collaborating with other development and research teams to build a hybrid-cloud data platform, particularly working closely with production the engineering team, integrating your work into production systems.

You will also be developing the data tools, frameworks and methods. Your main goal will be to minimise time spent liberating data and assist the Quant research effort.

Key Required Skills:

  • Strong Bsc Degree in Computing or related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
  • More than 4 years engineering experience with software platforms or large-scale data infrastructures
  • Designing and building scalable distributes systems
  • Programming Experience (OOP Language)
  • Cloud, containers and microservices experience (Kubernetes, Docker, Helm, AWS, GCP)
  • Data storage and processing (Kafka, Flink, Hadoop, Spark)
  • Relational or Cloud database knowledge (Snowflake experience would be a massive benefit)
  • Knowledge of data mining, natural language processing, and machine learning toolkits

My client will expect candidates to be experts in their field and the successful candidates will be working in a team of highly skilled technologists who are on the cutting edge of data driven, Alpha focused research/development.

While a financial (ideally buy side) background will be advantageous, it is not a pre-requisite and talented engineers from other industries may also have the right technical ability to be successful in this role.

The compensation package for this role is industry leading, in line with the hard work expected of the successful applicant.

If you would like the chance to work in one of the top funds working on the latest technology stacks, with top Quant teams, and your experience is relevant, please contact Kyle Jones at Westbourne Partners.

Data Engineer - Big Data - Stream Processing - London Hedge Fund

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