Senior Data Engineer - Quant Trading

Senior Data Engineer - Quant Trading

Job Title: Senior Data Engineer - Quant Trading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Salary: US$140000 - US$200000 per annum + Bonus
Reference: VAC-30008-AB_1555966543
Contact Name: Adam Butler
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2019 21:55

Job Description

Senior Data Engineer - Quant Trading - Chicago, IL - up to $200k base + bonus

One of the most well known high frequncy trading firms in the US are currently looking to hire an experience Data Engineer in a critical position to their reseasrch process and the way the quant trading team can research signals and combine them into production models.

In this role you will be at the center of research and model building for the organization and will be joining a successful trading firm while they are going through an IT transformation in order to improve insight of the market, model development and profitability of the firm.

What Will I Be Doing?

  • Python driven data management and data pipeline development
  • Working with researchers to understand, update, and automate research pipelines that create production models
  • Explore data sources to understand availability and quality and make them easily accessible for research and simulations
  • Design and implement cloud data pipelining

What Experience Do I Need?

  • Strong background in python with 3+ years post academics
  • Hands on experience in Spark, Hadoop and other distrubted data processing technologies
  • Experience with managing and reusing calculated data both on premises and in the cloud
  • Experience and understanding of data caching strategies for optimal pipelining

Why Apply?

This is a great opportunity to join a highly technical team within the extremly profitable world of quantitative trading. The firm provides a very competitve salary and bonus as well as a casual and fun work environment. The firm also provides breakfast and lunch each day for it's staff.

What Next?

To be considered for this position please click 'apply now' on this page. If you would like more information please email

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