Data Engineer - C++

Location: NYC, NY, United States
Date Posted: 09-16-2016
Seeking several Data Engineers to work with petabytes of historical market data on a cluster with thousands cores.  In this role, you will be working on a team responsible for managing the data pipeline in generating rich data sets used by Equity and Futures strategies. As part data engineer / part software engineer you are building tools that analyze large data sets which directly impact and optimize our trading behavior and results.  This is a highly visible team that works with traders and quantitative research strategists to provide key information used in trading.  
As a member of this team, you will:
  • Work with historical tick-by-tick data for US equities and Futures markets to create enriched sample data sets
  • Optimize components across the data generation and data access pipeline
  • Generate reference/derived data used by trading strategies
  • Provide tools for data processing pipeline including dependency based scheduling and monitoring

YOU should be
  • Able to execute on ideas quickly
  • Committed to innovation
  • Focused on the entire technical stack with an eye for building a stable, scalable, optimized environment with minimized risk
  • Passionate about technology and interested in exploring new technologies to find the optimal solutions
What We’re Looking For:
  • MS or PHD in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline or its foreign equivalent plus 5 years of progressive experience developing software and data systems, or advanced graduate work.
  • Fluency in at least one low level language (C,C++, C#, Java) and one higher level (Python, Lisp, Matlab, any functional) language 
  • Familiarity with Linux platform and shell scripting
  • Detail oriented with an eye towards data quality
Contact information:
Max Populi, LLC
4628 Bayard Street, #207
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2750
Tel: (412) 567-5279
Fax: (412) 567-5198
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