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Engineering Lead

Location : Chicago, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 7+
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

As an Engineering Tech Lead on our Data Team you’ll be an integral part to our engineering/data organization, helping to drive the design, development, and implementation of the platforms/tools we use to ingest, manage, and share data within the firm. You’ll collaborate with some of tech’s sharpest minds to solve for the firm’s ever-changing but exciting challenges. Working in tech here means that you’ll always be presented with a variety of new possibilities as you continue to enhance your skills.




You’ll be responsible for:



  • Overall architecture of our data structures and how we bring data/datasets into the firm

  • Leading the technical direction of our data team by guiding the discussion on how we should be improving our technology over time

  • Finding new ways to leverage technology to create more structure within our data, helping to create more scalable, resilient, and quality data pipelines

  • Fostering a culture of data excellence, guiding establishment of standards and common practices around team collaboration, data quality, testing and benchmarking, continuous integration/deployment and monitoring

  • Building collaborative partnerships with engineering, technical leads, and trading teams


Required Qualifications :

You’ll gain loads of experience in this role but before you do, you should have:



  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

  • Proficiency in SQL and Java or another object oriented language

  • Experience driving data engineering excellence through standards around DevOps and continuous integration/deployment, virtualization and server automation technology’s like Docker/Kubernetes

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills and flexibility working with both trading and tech

  • Familiarity with Linux platform


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