Engineering Lead - Data - 302602

Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company

2021-01-13 18:48:29

Job location Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Engineering

Job description

Data Engineering Lead

Must Haves:

Data architecture/management
coding background
Capital Markets experience

Position Purpose:
This position is responsible for leading, managing, and motivating the Data department to harness and leverage the firm's data assets. This role will actively collaborate with various streams to deliver source, shape, and deliver data effectively to empower business lines to make data driven decisions. Establishes and implements processes, standards, and KPIs for Data Engineering, Statistical Analytics, Business Intelligence, with attention to all technical aspects.

Primary Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

Establishes team deliverables, project scope with attention to details both for data and technical aspects.
Defines practices and disciplines to build a consistent successful software delivery methodology.
Understands system protocols, how systems operate and data flows. Aware of current and emerging technology tools and their benefits. Understands the building blocks, interactions, dependencies, and tools required to complete software and automation work. Independent study of evolving technology is expected.
Engage with business users to implement data management program enabling them to manage transaction, static and master data efficiently with high quality.
Strong focus on innovation and enablement, contributes to designs to implement data pipelines for structured and unstructured data and deliver effective and efficient technical solution.
Ability to understand capital market business problems, study and transform data as needed.
In collaboration with other streams and spokes, define key data domains and attributes to help standardize the data model to drive data quality across the global enterprise.
Define an actionable data quality index to continuously monitor the quality of our client's strategic data assets.
Research and analyze the data quality to drive continuous improvement efforts.
Oversee the day to day operations of the Data team.
Coordinate with other teams within Data Services and broader business partners to ensure providing quality data in coordination with established business needs.

Job Requirements:

8+ years of experience in Data Architecture, Data Management and/or Production Support across large enterprises.
3 years of hands on Data Engineering or Software Development experience in capital markets / trading industry
Strong understanding of Enterprise architecture patterns, Object Oriented & Service Oriented principles, design patterns, industry best practices
Experience in running distributed, global teams of highly qualified technical performers
Experience facilitating discussions and resolving issues across a diverse set of cross functional business & IT stakeholders.
Strong leadership & persuasive communication skills. Strong influencing and mentoring skills; demonstrated success in building credibility with peers and key stakeholders (Both IT & Business) to drive the action and change.
Foundation knowledge of Data Structures, Algorithms and Designing for performance.
Proficiency in Python and one object-oriented programming language among C#, Java
Experience in database technology like MSSQL or Postgres or MySQL and one of key value and document databases like MongoDB, DynamoDB, Casandra
Excellent communications skills and ability to wok with business to extract critical concepts and transform into technical task items
Ability to work and lead in an Agile methodology environment

Physical requirements/Working conditions:

Climate controlled office environment
Minimal physical requirements other than occasional light lifting of boxed materials
Dynamic, time-sensitive environment


Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Visit to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process. Category: General

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