Data Engineer

Who are we?
We're ALPIMA: a tight-knit and innovative group of engineers, quants and finance professionals on a mission to increase client centricity in investment management. We have built a fast-growing next-generation portfolio construction and analysis platform to help our clients – Banks, Asset Managers, Wealth Managers and other financial firms - build investment strategies with conviction and deliver personalisation at scale. After making waves in the finance world (and having our best year ever!) we're looking to bring on new talent to work on key platform and client projects. 

How do we work?
We run fortnightly sprints, with each engineer estimating the time needed for their tasks. Our project managers trust us to estimate things fairly and deliver good technical solutions; we're not micromanaged. We keep a tight feedback loop and demonstrate whenever we've built something new. We value team contributions and encourage every person to challenge the status quo.

What are we looking for?
Things you should have:

·         Knowledge of coding languages, including JavaScript/TypeScript and C#/Java

·         Knowledge of MongoDB Aggregation Framework and SQL

·         Proficiency in data modelling

·         Familiar with various data formats (e.g., JSON, CSV and XML) and file processing

·         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·         Knowledge of testing tools

·         Great communication skills; approachable, articulate, confident and open-minded

Bonus points for:

·         Experience interfacing with business users and understanding their requirements

·         Experience with ETL applications

·         Experience dealing with leading market data providers

·         Experience with AWS

·         Finance knowledge (no need to be an expert, but it'll help to know some basic concepts and jargon)

 
What can we offer?
·         Comprehensive healthcare + dental cover

·         Fantastic colleagues: talented, trustworthy and friendly people to work with

·         Generous training budget and allowance for training days — ask us for more details!

·         Excellent work culture: no prizes for staying online till late; we believe responsibility to ourselves, our clients, our stakholders and to each other is key to building a great, sustainable company

·         Competitive salary in a fast-growing company

ALPIMA strongly values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome everyone to our team.

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