Senior Data Engineer / Lead Data Engineer

Fast-growing silicon valley commodities trading/investment startup
San Francisco, CA
May 25, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Desired Qualities:
  • Entrepreneurial full-stack engineer who can Design, model and architect data and data-automation systems.
  • Develop and refine parsing, munging, and integrations from existing and future datasets to refine, clean, transform and apply through core systems channels.
  • Fluency in bash and python scripting languages, with significant automation experience.
  • Strong understanding Database development/implementation, and relational databases.
  • Proficiency in Salesforce and/or similar structural CRM and relational database systems.
  • The understanding and/or proficiencies in the following are a plus, but not required:
  • Define and apply best practices for building scalable and secure systems internationally
  • Self-manage, team lead and be able to manage partner interactions and coordinate on delivery for multiple ongoing projects.
  • Manage internal and cloud-based systems
  • Performance tune and optimize data systems
  • Define specifications for functional and technical deliverables
  • Personal network of highly skilled engineers and experience hiring.
  • Extensive experience developing and instituting team processes, including those around testing, revision control, deployment, and release forecasting.
  • Strong familiarity with data science and data munging.
  • Eagerness to communicate technical concepts to nontechnical team members, especially in the context of strategy and development prioritization discussions.
  • Leading edge awareness of new ideas and trends in Silicon Valley and the larger technology industry.
  • Experience in the financial services industry.
  • Comfortable in a decisive leadership role.
  • Located in the South Bay.

  • BS/BA (MS is a plus) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field and 10 years experience or equivalent training.
  • Experience working with enterprise and cloud database systems like MySQL, MongoDB, Oracle, MSSQL, Hadoop.
  • In-depth knowledge of Mac OS X system
  • Strong proficiency in PHP, preferable 5 years of hands on experience.
  • Fluency in bash and python scripting languages, with significant automation experience.
  • Proficient in scripting languages, such as PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, Java etc.
  • Experience designing, developing and programming API solutions for integration from various client end points, including native applications
  • Desire to build and lead a rapid development team from project definition, scoping, estimating, planning, development, testing and launch. Strong preference in someone who has done this before
  • Up-to-date on current industry trends, third party integration, and open source tools with regard to database design, integration, data storage, analysis, security, and implementation
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent work ethic and meticulous attention to detail
  • Preferred experience with Business Intelligence reporting, AWS RDS Services, Java, database scaling, and high availability/high performance design

Company Description
We are a privately funded and organically grown, profitable, technology-driven company that has stealthily grown into a leader of our space in under 2 years. We have a brilliant and seasoned team with over 25 years of combined experience coupled with a technology platform that has truly given us an unfair trading advantage in our massively fragmented space.

San Francisco, CA


Wed, 24 May 2017 14:02:30 PDT