Data Engineer (Python, pandas)

Company: Lawrence Harvey
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 31.MAR.2021
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Data Engineer (Python, pandas) - New York City (Open to Remote)- Global Investment Firm My client, a leader within the quantitative asset ...


Data Engineer (Python, pandas) - New York City (Open to Remote)- Global Investment Firm

My client, a leader within the quantitative asset management space, is growing. They are growing their talent across Chicago, Texas, and NYC and have grown their $25M AUM to over roughly $275M AUM in the last 6 years. They are dedicated to distinguishing themselves from other asset management firms by continuing to invest in talent that are continuously innovating and thinking outside of the box. Your work here will play a key factor in building innovative approaches to quant research and you will have the opportunity to work alongside widely recognized experts in quantitative trading.


  • Computer Science Degree with 2-4 years of relevant work experience
  • 3+ years experience in front-office trading environment
  • Strong programming skills, preference for Python (pandas specifically) , Java is a plus
  • Proficient with SQL
  • Experience with AWS, Hadoop, Spark is a plus
  • Ability to process raw data and effectively communicate with data vendors


  • Communicate with quantitative researchers and other end-users to understand their requirements and potential future requests
  • Investigate vendor data thoroughly to become a subject matter expert on its characteristics and irregularities
  • Design and implement efficient reusable ETL processing components using cutting edge technologies, and write robust tests for on-going quality control
  • Build flexible APIs in iterations with end-users to ensure their needs are met

Why Apply?

  • This individual will will have an open door and opportunity to speak with the C-suite
  • Great opportunity to be a part of tech-driven financial services firm
  • Join a firm that is always looking to be competitive by diversification
  • They know how important technology is, and thus, will allow this individual to introduce new sets of technologies if they can make the case for why it is important
  • Continued support to work on outside projects
  • Not a siloed environment - healthy competition, but good balance
  • Great upside potential

This team is looking to move quickly, so if interested in this position please click 'apply now' on this page.

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