Sr Data Engineer


At Voloridge Investment Management our quantitative systems are deeply dependent on vast quantities of data. The Senior Data Engineer must understand the many different and evolving use cases for data at Voloridge and design systems that supply high-performance datasets for advanced analytics. In this role the Sr. Data Engineer / Architect will provide mentorship and impart experience to the data engineering team.

Summary of Job Functions

  • Collaborate effectively with Stakeholders, Project Managers, Software Engineers, Data Analysts, QA Analysts, DBAs, and Data Engineers
  • Build and maintain data pipelines based on functional and non-functional requirements
  • Proactively seek out information and overcome obstacles to deliver projects efficiently
  • Ensure that data pipelines incorporate best practices related to performance, scaling, extensibility, fault tolerance, instrumentation, and maintainability
  • Ensure that data pipelines are kept simple and not overly engineered
  • Produce and maintain design and operational documentation
  • Analyze complex data problems and engineer elegant solutions
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and make relevant recommendations
  • Upgrade existing data models and pipelines leveraging newer features and techniques
  • Work in a Kanban environment
  • Mentor less experienced data engineers
  • Participate in engineering standards and best practices evolution
  • Participate in an on-call rotation
  • Lead investigations to troubleshoot pipeline issues

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years with hands-on data engineering and deep knowledge of data architecture fundamentals including:
  • Extensive experience building ETL/ELT pipelines from a variety of data sources
  • Broad experience with SQL Server 2019+, including advanced SQL Server features such as Table Partitioning, Columnstore
  • Deep knowledge and measurable experience in performance tuning TSQL, execution plan analysis blocking/deadlock analysis and index optimization
  • Extensive experience using SSMS to create and maintain SQL Server tables, views, functions, stored procedures, and user-defined table types
  • Comprehensive experience with data modeling indexes, Temporal tables, CLR, and Service Broker
  • Deep understanding of the development of data pipelines with either SSIS or Python and building data pipelines using multiple external data sources and transport mechanisms
  • Strong initiative, collaboration, accountability, impartiality, and communication
  • Strong analytical skills, a real passion for working with data and strong interest in solving data problems
  • Strong track record for judging core requirements and meeting deadlines
  • Experience managing master data
  • Experience writing C#, PowerShell, and Python
  • Experience with Git source control integration with SSMS
  • Experience working in a Kanban SDLC and a strong understanding of traditional Kanban SDLC workflows
  • Experience with deploying changes through segregated Development, QA, UAT and Production SDLC stages
  • Experience owning mission-critical processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related disciplines 
  • Ability to work onsite in our Jupiter, FL office

Preferred Skills and Previous Experience

  • Python programming using libraries such as Pandas, Numpy, csv, Traceback, JSON, PyODBC, Math
  • Experience with source code branching and pull requests / code reviews
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience working with trading / financial / investment / accounting data
  • Experience with tools such as Red Gate, Grafana, OpsGenie and JAMS
  • Experience with MPP databases such as Greenplum
  • MS/PhD in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related disciplines

Compensation and Benefits

  • Highly competitive base salary
  • Profit sharing bonus
  • Health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401K

Additional Information

Voloridge Investment Management is an SEC registered investment advisor. A private investment company founded in 2009, our mission is to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns for qualified investors, using advanced proprietary modeling technology, conservative investment tactics and sophisticated risk management.

Voloridge Investment Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.