Lead Data Engineer– London – Finance

Lead Data Engineer– London – Finance

Lead Data Engineer– London – Finance

Hedge Fund – London

Salary: Up to £90,000 - £110,000 + Benefits

Data Engineer, AWS, Kafka, Python, Java, SQL, MySQL, NoSQL, ElasticSearch, Hadoop, Real-time Data, Geo-Spatial Data, Numpy, Pandas, Cassandra, API, Data Mining

A technology driven Hedge Fund that is leading an innovative approach to utilise their big data for quantitative strategies are hiring for a lead data engineer. This organization have already started building something incredible and with a team of amazing technologists, they are keen to find a passionate data engineer to take control of all aspects from data acquisition, optimization and distribution.

Within this Lead Data Engineer role you will be constantly challenged, but given ownership from day one. You will have varied tasks, but your main priority will be owning the data. You will need to be skilled in OO programming with either C#/Java, Python, Kafka, SQL and ElasticSearch and have commercial experience with working with real-time data and acquisition of data from multiple sources. You will be working with multi TB of structured and unstructured data sets from various data sources that will enable the data models being built to be highly efficient in predicting the financial markets.

Key requirements within this role are as follows:

  • 5 years commercial experience as a Data Engineer
  • Solid experience with Cloud Technologies
  • Commercial experience with Kafka
  • A highly numerate data engineer with skills in Python or C# development
  • Experience in working with real-time data-sets
  • An understanding of machine learning models – Advantageous
  • A hunger for constantly improving and maximizing data efficiency

This Lead Data Engineer is an opportunity to join one of the most innovative Hedge Funds who are building a ground-breaking platform. This is your chance to join a great team with great career incentives that will have immense rewards. If you are a skilled data engineer and interested, please apply fast.

For more information, please contact Jon Kay @ Harrington Starr.