Principal Data Engineer - Algorithmic Trading Principal Data Engineer - Algorithmic Trading …

GQR Global Markets
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Apr 20
Competitive
GQR Global Markets
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Apr 20
Competitive
A leading tech driven hedge fund are in search of a Principal Data Engineer to join their Quantitative Research and Development team.

Data, data, data...

A leading tech driven hedge fund are in search of a Principal Data Engineer to join their Quantitative Research and Development team.

This agile multi-strat hedge fund is looking to capitalise on current volatility - we're looking for a python (ideally with C++) data engineer to help build highly scalable infrastructure to ingest, analyse and manipulate unstructured data for their quant trading teams. 

Now more than ever, it is crucial to build highly robust systems that can cope with and efficiently analyse the markets. 

You will:

  • Acquire and process raw alternative data at a massive scale into a form suitable for analysis.
  • Monitor performance and architecting necessary infrastructure changes.
  • Implement data microservices
  • Collaborate with the data science and research teams to investigate

Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience with data mining applications, preferably for finance-related applications.
  • Proficiency with Python (ideally C++ as well)
  • NoSQL
  • Ability to track down complex data and engineering issues, evaluate different algorithmic approaches, and analyze data to solve problems.
  • Experience with large datasets such as web traffic, weather, wikipedia, card transactions etc..
  • Real-time high performance applications experience is a nice to have.
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