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Developer/Programmer/Engineer - Hedge Fund - Data Engineer - Contract £600-£1200pd - London
February 9, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Developer/Programmer - Hedge Fund - Data Engineer/Market Data - Contract £600-£1200pd – London
Developer/Programmer in either C#, Java, Python to join as a Data Engineer is required to join a market data team within one of the leading global Hedge Funds.
You will need to have strong coding skills in any major language (C#, Java, Python preferred). The ideal candidate would have experience with Apache Kafka or similar stream processing platform but this is a nice to have.
Is working within the Market Data and Analytics team as a Data Engineer. The successful candidate will be working in close concert with investment teams across the firm. The role requires someone who is both analytical and technical as they will be responsible for the end-to-end search, procurement, integration and initial analysis of a steady stream of data that will inform investment decisions. I am looking for someone who is passionate about data with a genuine love for problem solving and passionate about technology.
Core responsibilities will include
Integrate and prepare large, varied datasets, and design specialised database environments and generic processes for consuming, analysing and communicating the results of the data
Work closely with stakeholders across the firm to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound decisions.
The ability to dig into and explore data, identifying features and issues and then communicate them to others in a clear and concise way.
Automate processes, taking responsibility for data quality, monitoring and anomaly detection.
The right candidate will have technical skills focusing on the following key areas:
Expert knowledge of retrieving and manipulating data in a variety of data platforms
Strong coding skills in any major language (C#, Java, Python preferred)
Nice to have skills
Knowledge and understanding of web technologies: HTML5, REST etc.
Experience with Apache Kafka or similar stream processing platform.
Exposure to Big Data technologies
Some familiarity with data visualisation tools.
This will be a 6 month rolling contract and will be a long term contract for the right candidate paying between £600-£1200pd. If you're interested in hearing more than please apply and contact Jamie Jeffery at Westbourne Partners.
Data Engineer - Hedge Fund - Market Data - Contract £600-£1200pd - London