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We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated Data Engineer to work collaboratively with our internal research team and our operations team to meet the Voloridge mission of delivering superior risk-adjusted returns using proprietary modeling techniques. Our Data Engineers work with a emphasis on rapid deployment of prototype processes for new datasets.  At Voloridge we are passionate about expanding our knowledge and capabilities and find pleasure in creating better ways to deliver quality services both internally and to our investors.  Our teams are comprised of energetic, hard working, highly analytical individuals that thrive on innovation and problem-solving at the nexus of big data and finance.  

Summary of Job Functions 

  • Understand the data-related needs of all internal parties, especially our Research team
  • Build datasets, continually strive to improve them, including increased automation, usability, transparency, documentation, and QA 
  • Develop and maintain prototype ETL processes for new datasets, including initial data modeling, with an emphasis on rapid deployment balanced with stability and consistency
  • Obtain and document requirements for new datasets 
  • Study new topics and gain domain knowledge related to data ingestion, storage and delivery
  • Have a consultant mindset, always striving to understand and fulfill the needs of our researchers and traders
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with all internal associates, including research, management, development, and other operations personnel
  • Investigate and troubleshoot data anomalies
  • Represent the Strategy Data Group in internal forums for planning and collaboration
  • Assist with technical skill development and mentorship of junior personnel  
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7+ years of data engineering work experience in a field such as accounting, finance, business intelligence, or hard sciences 
  • Expertise using Transact-SQL, and familiarity with other data technologies and tools
  • Experience with both transactional databases and data warehouses
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong problem solving skills, and flexibility to consider new ideas and approaches
  • The ability to work daily, onsite in our Jupiter, FL office

Preferred Skills and Previous Experience 

  • Experience using Visual Studio and SQL Server Management Studio to create/manage SSIS/ ETL packages, esp. with high volume data
  • Experience in performance tuning, server monitoring, and query optimization
  • Strong focus on data quality and attention to detail
  • Able to independently bring projects to successful completion 
  • Experience working with trading / financial / investment / accounting data 
  • Experience with master data management and data governance 
  • Experience with data analysis tools such as Tableau, Excel
  • Programming experience, such as Python, Java, C#,, C, C++
  • Experience with leadership of small teams and/or projects
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a demanding, team-oriented and fast-paced environment

Compensation and Benefits

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

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. Our market neutral equities strategy takes both long and short positions in the most actively traded equities, and is designed to capture alpha while limiting exposure to directional markets risks. Our futures strategy takes both long and short positions in the most actively traded global futures, and is also built to maximize alpha captured across all futures markets traded while capping exposure to any particular sector at a given time.

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.

Location: JUPITER, FL
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