Data Engineer

New York, NY

Posted: 10/02/2019 Industry: IT Perm Job Number: 12733918

Job Description

 
About the opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Data Engineer to join our recently created Data Management team as we help build and launch our data and analytics platform, serving our growing capital markets clientele. You will work in a dynamic group of cross-functional team-members and be responsible for designing and developing Data Pipelines that extract and process financial data, as we build a strong data foundation for our new business.

 

You will be successful in this role if you:
  • Have extensive knowledge of extracting content from semi-structured sources such as web pages and PDF files
  • Possess 7+ years' experience using Python to process and analyze data, especially if you have worked with financial data and financial statements
  • Have recent experience with Natural Language Processing
  • Love learning new technologies and ideally have exposure to cloud services (especially Microsoft Azure)
  • Possess an understanding of distributed data technologies (Cassandra, Spark, Hive, Hadoop, Flink, Kafka, etc.)
  • Bring an interest in (and perhaps some knowledge of) Machine Learning techniques
  • Have experience collaborating with Product Managers and Content Owners in an agile framework
  • Are highly motivated, self-directed and collaborative

 

In this role, you will:

 
  • Develop Data Pipelines that are robust, optimized, data-driven and meet the needs of our customers
  • Extract financial data tables from semi structured sources such as Web Pages and PDF documents
  • Model complex financial data domains. Prior experience with Financial Data (e.G. Company fundamentals, market data, M&A transactions) is preferred
  • Integrate data from structured sources, including XML documents, flat files and Web Service APIs and load into appropriate data stores (Relational and NoSQL)
  • Develop and implement Change Data Capture (CDC) techniques and build event-based data pipelines for extracting further value from our data sets
  • Execute complex engineering projects and propose appropriate technology choices
  • Work with and/or direct offshore technical teams

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Kathy King

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