Data Engineer - London - Leading Global Hedge Fund!!

Data Engineer - London - Leading Global Hedge Fund!!

Job Title: Data Engineer - London - Leading Global Hedge Fund!!
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00067591_1516799327
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2018 13:08

Job Description

Data Engineer - London - Leading Hedge Fund!!

The LHi Data Analytics Practice is working on an exclusive basis with a renowned, global hedge fund to find an experienced Data Engineer to join their team based in their flagship London office!


This role will see the Data Engineer working in a dynamic team of 10 experienced Data Engineers in the Markets team and will see you heavily involved in data ingestion. You will work closely with investments teams, quants, analysts and the research managers to find new data sets from various external sources and see you map them back into the investment universe. This will heavily involve data acquisition (from company data to transcripts etc) via methods such as web scrapping etc and APIs to construct the data sets. You will also need to present data via dashboards and other big data methods.

Rather than working on building big systems, the data engineer will be working on multiple small projects, so will need to be able to think on their feet. You will be highly visible to the business and will be working with Petabytes of data! Heaven for any data engineer passionate about data and genuinely loves problem solving!


- A true passion for Data is essential!!
- Exceptional experience of data ingestion in a similar role
- Strong skills with Python and other programming languages such as Java, C#, Scala etc
- Good understanding and hands on exposure to SQL for querying
- Knowledge & Understanding of web technologies i.e. HTML, REST, CSS etc
- Exposure to Open Source Search analytics such as Elasticsearch and Kibana

The following skills would be preferred, but are not essential:

- Exposure to Big Data Technologies such as Hadoop etc
- Experience with Apache Kafka or a similar stream processing platform
- Familiarity with data visualisation tools


A renowned global alternative asset manager with over 300 employees and offering bespoke investment solutions to a range of investors. Internally, they operate a friendly, dynamic and versatile environment for their data professionals. The office space is ultra-modern, with free gym and canteen onsite available for all employees to utilise.


For your dedication, energy and passion for data you will receive:

- Salary budget up to £80,000 for the right person
- Benefits package including generous pension, health care, life assurance, dental, vouchers, discounts, discretionary bonus and more…

Apply now online and lets discuss the next big step in your career?

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