Trading Data Engineer

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We are seeking a Data analyst (Data Development) to implement and maintain software that creates new data sets, perform quality control on market data and provide second level support to our production support team. The data sets will be consumed internally by researchers, portfolio managers for research and trading, and utilized by our quantitative models. Responsibilities: Work with Trading/Research departments in designing and implementing new data sets Implement and maintain software that interface with external vendors to bring in new data sets Implement the rules and procedures that ensure integrity in data sets Provide second level support to production support team regarding market data issues Collect and analyze statistics on market data applications and devise approaches to improve the relevant processes Design and implement system that track and control data access and usage Qualifications: Be Interested in applying technology to real situation, comfortable working in fast paced working environment, detail oriented and capable performing task under time pressure Possess effective problem-solving both independently and as member of a team Have good communication skills: must be fluent in English, spoken and written Possess good trouble shooting abilities Possess a background in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics, with minimum Master’s degree. Proof of good academic record (such as GPA or other relevant test scores) Have experience working under Linux environment, familiar with Vim or Emacs for editing files under the command line Have experience with programming in C/C++, familiar with common algorithms and data structures (binary tree, sorting, etc), Object Oriented programming and design patterns. Familiar with compilers, debuggers under Linux (gcc, g++, gdb). Have experience with scripting languages, such as Perl, Python, and shell scripting Possess knowledge of basic statistics/probability, familiar with concepts such as correlation, standard deviation and how to calculate Interface with database (such as MySQL) Web site development (Apache, CSS, HTML, ModPerl/Mason) read more