Data Engineer - London - Hadoop, Python, SQL...

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Aspire Data Recruitment
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A rapidly expanding trading company has an opportunity for a Data Engineer to their City-based team.

This is a unique opportunity to fast-track your career and work in a rapidly expanding company with a meritocratic, start-up culture.

Working closely with various teams, the successful candidate will:

  • Take ownership of gathering, understanding and cleaning data, writing ETL tools to manage datafrom a variety of sources
  • Design and implement architecture for big data
  • Design and implement architecture for large scale batch processing and on-demand querying,such as through the use of Spark and Redis
  • Extend utilisation of off-the-shelf tools such as QlikView, Tableau or D3; and create internal toolsfor data visualisation and exploration
  • Support the Quant Trading team in data analysis

The key to success in this role is:

  • Passion for data engineering
  • A relentlessly self-improving and ambitious attitude
  • Desire to achieve excellence
  • An interest in quantitative trading and commodities markets

Skills and Experience

  • At least 2 years’ experience of programming and big data tools such as SQL, NoSQL, grid
  • computing, caching, Cassandra/BigTable, Hadoop ecosystem, etc.
  • Solid programming experience, ideally in Python


  • Experience of financial markets, cloud computing, statistics and machine learning

Please send your CV or call Phillip Hartley.