Data Engineer

Posted On Sep 10, 2019 Location ,New York
Experience 3 yrs- 5 yrs Duration Contract


Job Description

Role-Data Engineer

Location- New York City, NY

Term- Full time/Permanent

We are currently seeking an experienced Data Engineer to work for a very innovative Global Business Strategy consulting firm.

This role is responsible for understanding and solving the technical problems of each engagement, including identifying sources of relevant data, transforming and scrubbing to create data pipelines, doing feature engineering in collaboration with data scientists, and creating scalable solutions that can work in production.

The role will require a combination of strong technical skills and problem-solving capabilities, with an understanding of the underlying business concepts and meaning of the data. The Data Engineer is central to the success of every engagement, making sense of the data so that it can be analyzed and modeled to create insights.

Required Attributes

  • 3+ years of experience working in a hands-on capacity on data and analytics initiatives in the financial services industry
  • Ability to quickly learn financial services concepts to successfully understand the meaning of data and analytics related to the business problem being addressed
  • Strong software development experience with languages such as Python, R, Scala, including strong proficiency with data manipulation libraries like pandas
  • Previous experience and clear proficiency on the command-line using tools like Bash and integrated scripting
  • Previous experience using a variety of tools for data exploration, analysis, and presentation, including advanced use of Microsoft Excel
  • Significant experience with relational databases and advanced use of SQL
  • Sufficient mathematical and statistical literacy to work with business stakeholders, quantitative analysts, and data scientists
  • Good interpersonal skills, with an ability to interact with teammates and clients to successfully understand and solve problems
  • Effective communication skills, with an ability to clearly present ideas and data, including making use of visualization techniques

Preferred, but not required, attributes

  • Experience using non-RDBMS technologies, e.g. graph databases, columnar stores, document databases, OLAP cubes, etc.
  • Experience working in a variety of cloud and PaaS environments, e.g. Azure, AWS, Databricks, Domino
  • Experience with a variety of big data frameworks, e.g. Spark, Hadoop, Cassandra Experience doing basic modeling and analytics using different frameworks, e.g. TensorFlow, scikit-learn, Keras, Torch

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