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Data Engineer

Capstone Investment Advisors (UK) LLP
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
May 19, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Be part of Data Engineering team responsible for all market data in the firm
  • Design and implement data-ingestion and data-processing pipelines and tools for a diverse range of datasets using Python, Linux and AWS Cloud platform.
  • Work with variety of backend database storage systems including MS SQL Server, AWS Redshift, Cassandra, Snowflake and MongoDB
  • Enhance and build out API and libraries to access firm's centralized data platform (Datalake)
  • Hands on building out next generation real-time market data platform
  • Lead ad hoc projects related to data (e.g., assessment of a dataset, quarterly review of the data library, creation of a website)
  • Become the subject matter expert of different market and alternative datasets used for alpha research and trading across different strategies and asset classes.
  • Works closely with portfolio managers, traders and quants across the firm to provide them with support for all their data requirements. Must be comfortable in communicating with investment teams

  • Proficient coding experience in Python
  • Experience working in Linux environment
  • Experience working with commercial database engines, including MS SQL Server and cloud-based databases such as Redshift or Apache Casandra
  • Experience with AWS ecosystem, familiar with S3 and Lambda function preferred
  • Attention to details and analytical rigor
  • Demonstrated interest in finance and aspiration to build a future proof data and information infrastructure
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and concisely (both written and verbal communication)
  • Strong dedication
  • Master's degree in mathematics, computer science, financial engineering or other technical discipline
  • Some working experience in capital markets (optional)

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