Senior Data Developer AWS

  • 52096
  • 20 Dec 2020
  • Chicago, IL
  • Manufacturing
  • $125,000 - $225,000
  • Scott Heimberg

Job Description

Senior Data Developer (AWS)

My client is seeking an experienced senior developer to work on the internal market data delivery pipeline. The optimal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years’ hands-on development experience with an excellent technical background. The candidate will be experienced in building scalable, performant data delivery systems. The candidate will have experience in delivering data for financial services. This person will need to be a very strong communicator, able to multi-task and have the ability to excel in a fast-paced trading environment. The candidate would be comfortable leading projects from start to finish, communicating with stakeholders and ensuring success. 

In the role of Senior Data Developer (AWS), the employee will be responsible for the following: 

  • Develop and enhance multiple market data-related systems, built primarily in AWS using native AWS technologies.
  • Deliver data from a variety of vendors, across the full landscape of market data: from streaming real-time data to static, reference and historical data.
  • Understand the data being delivered, its uses and applications.
  • Work as a key part of a highly-collaborative, tight-knit team of talented market data developers
  • Act as a thought leader, guiding the evolution of technologies used by the team.
  • Help build a scalable, cloud-native data pipeline capable of reliably processing very large volumes of data in a performant and transparent manner.
  • Support our business users in their interactions with the data platform and ensure smooth day-to-day operation of the data delivery pipeline
  • Work very closely with business users to understand and deliver on their market data requirements
  • Work closely with data vendors, including Bloomberg, Refnitiv and many others, to help provide a high quality data product to the financial professionals at the firm.
  • Own the full scope of the assigned projects, including liaising with the business to gather requirements, designing the solution, and building and delivering completed functionality to production
  • Produce comprehensive written documentation
  • Perform with minimum supervision, exercising sound judgment

Qualifications & Requirements:

In order to effectively represent the Company and communicate with clients, the employee must be someone who has: 

  • Degree in Computer Science or closely related field
  • 7+ years development background
  • Expert knowledge of Python. Deep experience building complex, scalable systems in Python.
  • C++, C#, or Rust a plus.
  • Strong technical knowledge of systems supporting large, complex data sets in a performant, scalable manner
  • Experience with AWS development
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg and/or Reuters/Refinitiv products a plus
  • Unix (Linux) and database experience (SQL, PostgreSQL)

Scott was very great to work with. I always knew where I stood in the process, had great response time with him and was a great person just to talk to and bounce ideas off of. I highly recommend him and feel as if I made a great friend in the process.
Christina Keller