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3/1/2018
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Data Engineer
Alans Group LLC | Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Job Description

Location: Bridgewater, NJ
Duration: Client Full-Time

Job Summary:
The Data Engineer will expand and optimize our data architecture, as well as optimize data collection and flow for the benefit of cross-functional teams. The Data Engineer will work with data sets relating to business development, portfolio attribution and performance, and competitive analysis. The Data Engineer will automate manual processes, optimize data delivery, redesign infrastructure for greater scalability, and simplify access to prepared data sets for business users.
The ideal candidate will be driven to learn and master new technologies and techniques to advance the firm's business results with data-based insights. The role will interest candidates who appreciate an environment that encourages curiosity, collaboration and critical thinking, and rewards employees for initiative.

Requirements:
Three or more years of experience in a Data Engineer or similar position
Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, or other quantitative field (Must be 3.2 GPA or higher)
Demonstrated experience designing systems for scale, reliability, and performance
Must have experience querying databases using SQL
Strong Microsoft Excel skills; Ability to develop and use macros to manage data sets
Must have experience with object-oriented/object function Scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.
Familiarity with financial metrics, mutual funds, separately managed accounts, composites, and international investing preferred
Factset or other attribution system experience preferred

JOB INSIGHTS:
Client is a global asset management firm here in NJ. They are looking for a Data Engineer. This candidate will be somewhat of a hybrid - they will be bridging the gap between the Data team and research team. They will have to expand and prepare data/analysis and be able to present this information to the research team. Candidates who are Data Scientists could also be reviewed.
Environment: Small enough company were Sr Management is visible and accessible. Big enough where they are able to be progressive and move things forward. Dress code is business casual. This person will report to the CFO.

Skills:
- Must have at least a Bachelor's Degree in either Mathematics, Statistics, computer science, or other quantitative field (GPA of 3.2 or better)
- Must have SQL experience
- Must have Python and Java experience
- Must have ability to use macros to manage data sets
- Factset, sales force, or Bloomberg knowledge preferred
- Experience within the asset management industry is highly preferred

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

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