• $160000 - $200000 per annum, Benefits: bonus potential & company benefits
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings Technology
  • 04 Apr 18

Senior Data Architect - Quantitative Trading

  • Location: New York, NY, USA
  • Salary: $160000 - $200000 per annum, Benefits: bonus potential & company benefits
  • Job Type: Full time

Senior Data Architect – Quantitative Trading Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund New York City, NY Circa $160,000-$200,000 + bonus potential & company benefits

Senior Data Architect – Quantitative Trading
Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund
New York City, NY
Circa $160,000-$200,000 + bonus potential & company benefits

My client is one of the worlds leading multi-strategy hedge funds with an unparalleled track record of technology-driven success. Due to an ongoing need within Commodities Trading, they are now seeking an expert Data Architect to help build cutting-edge tools and functions in Python to then in turn help analysts and strategists build pricing signals and trading models. As the Senior Data Architect, you will be responsible for all phases of the development lifecycle and aim to be instrumental in technical innovation within the group in terms of how they manage and use the data effectively. You will also be charged with implementing the appropriate architecture and system design for each project within the team and exercise your expertise in SQL and NoSQL (MongoDB) architectures for transactional and Big Data-based systems. The perfect candidate will ideally have experience working within a fast-paced financial services environment as it’s important to understand the relationship between technology and the business, however, this is by no means a prerequisite as the firm have always hired successfully form outside of the industry.

Key responsibilities for Senior Data Architect – Quantitative Trading:

- Spearhead development of industry-leading Python tools and functions which help analysts build pricing signals and trading models

- Oversee all phases of development lifecycle; collaborating with additional technologists within the group

- Coordinating and communicating specific subject matter knowledge to the design and integration phase of each project

- Advising on and implementing the appropriate architecture, data model, and system design and interfacing requirements for each project

Preferred skills for Senior Data Architect – Quantitative Trading:

- Experience building SQL (MSSQL Server) and NoSQL (Mongo) architectures for transactional and large (Big Data) systems

- Experience in architecting scalable and fault tolerant database solutions

- Expert in SQL and NO SQL performance and tuning and programming dialects

- Fluent in Python for building core packages and systems

- Good written and verbal communication skills

- Strong computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, distributed development, system design)


Nice to have:

Existing finance knowledge; ideally within the Commodities arena

Knowledge of Python packages such as Pandas, SciPy, NumPy etc.

If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity or any additional roles we’re covering then please reach out to me at 646-759-5602 or email us
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