Data Engineer

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Type: Contract To Hire

Data Engineer

Optomi, in partnership with the Global Technology team for a leading global asset management and financial services company, is seeking a Data Engineer for their Baltimore, MD location to play a key role in helping build the future of financial services.

The Data Engineer will be joining a brand-new team that will help establish and build new capabilities for the organization’s research, data science, machine learning, and business analytics efforts. The goal is to transform large amounts of structured and unstructured data such as text, time series, and events into machine-readable knowledge fueling applications and the investment decision making process for Portfolio Managers, Analysts, and Quants, and Traders.


What the right professional will enjoy!!

  • Help establish best practices in big data technologies and data warehouse to collect and analyze large volumes of data advancing the state of the art in efficiency optimization, predictive analytics and BI self-reporting tools.
  • Join an emerging technical team of data engineers delivering a wide array of big data and self-service reporting solutions that use cutting edge technologies
  • Help guide the organization in efficient data and resource management best practices with cloud based big data, Data Warehouse and Reporting platforms and services

Apply today if your background includes:

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field) and have 3+ years of relevant work experience in business intelligence, data engineering, data warehousing, or a similar field.
  • You remain active in learning emerging practices and technologies in the BI/DW and data science space.
  • You are comfortable and confident in your knowledge of multiple database programming languages and your knowledge of relational and columnar databases.
  • You have experience integrating data from multiple data sources and have processed large amounts of unstructured data.
  • You have experience with AWS, Big Data Components (Apache Spark, Hadoop, Presto, etc.), and Continuous Integration tools (TeamCity, Octopus, Jenkins, etc.) is desired, but not required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide significant contributions to the growth of our Data infrastructure
  • Design, develop, test and deploy business intelligence solutions
  • Design and document data structures/models and data flows
  • Interact with various business units and technical teams to gather requirements
  • Review, optimize and document current ETL processes
  • Ensure data quality, completeness, and accuracy
  • Collaborate with team members in code reviews, discovering better practices and patterns and continuous improvements