Jobs at JBA International

View all jobs

Sr. Data Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
About Us
Our client is an investment advisor that builds algorithmic strategies based on proprietary quantitative factor research. Our methodology has achieved consistent success over more than five decades, and our strategies provide our clients with an exclusive way to capture the success of this powerful and disciplined approached to investing. We develop strategies that are inspired by disciplined quantitative approach and incorporate our desire for constant improvement through ongoing backtesting.

Summary
As a member of the Technology Services Team, the Senior Data Engineer will participate in the design and development of sophisticated data management systems, data science driven analytics and algorithmic trading platforms. This person will implement and maintain these processes in both internally hosted data center and in AWS in close coordination with onsite and offshore teammates.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design and develop Systems including operational requirements and infrastructure setup in an Agile software development paradigm 
  • Quickly learn new technologies and produce proof of concepts, specially using AWS, Big Data and Open-Source technologies
  • Work on high priority production support issues, troubleshoot and formulate solutions for those issues in a time sensitive manner
  • Develop processes to make Operations more manageable and robust, including code refactoring and tuning performance. Analyze existing systems and create technical documentation
Qualifications & Requirements
  • 8+ years of solid hands-on software development experience with focus on backend technologies and large volume distributed data processing including production support
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or similar discipline 
  • Expertise in building backend systems using AWS Redshift, AWS EMR, SQL Server, PostgreSQL
  • Expertise in AWS development. AWS Developer Certified is preferred 
  • Experience in building systems using programming language like SQL, Python and Scala 

Share This Job

Powered by