About the job Senior Data Engineer, Proprietary Research


On the proprietary research teamMarket Intelligenceyoull partner with their Investment Professionals and Compliance team to uncover insights about companies, industries, and the broader economy through deep fundamental research and applying data science and engineering techniques to alternative data sets. Youll work alongside a talented team with diverse skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. Their industry researchers, product managers, and data scientists and engineers work together to build compliant research products that answer the questions our investment professionals care about most. They look for other bright, motivated, and collaborative people to join their team and grow with themmore than 90% of the leaders in their group were promoted from within.


Senior Data Engineers on the Proprietary Research team design and build solutions that enable investment professionals to effortlessly extract insights from large, complex structured and unstructured data sets. As a senior member of our Data Engineering team, you will help set technical direction and work closely with investment professionals, researchers, and data scientists to design, build, and launch robust end-to-end data pipelines and tools that that help extract the most value out of Point72s data assets. In this role, you will:

  • Develop and support big data processing pipelines including but not limited to ingestion, transformation, and end-customer delivery
  • Build out cloud-based infrastructure using distributed techniques for other data engineers / data scientists / researchers
  • Be at the forefront of new technology developments with respect to the handling and processing of big data and conduct proof of concepts evaluations of new technologies
  • Build and support visualisation and exploration capabilities around our big data sets


  • Technical leadership through hands-on development
  • Having a broad impact on architecture and team processes
  • Transforming large unstructured, data sets into valuable investment research inputs
  • Learning and working with industry-leading cloud-computing technologies
  • Speaking with experts both inside and outside the firm to understand data needs and offerings
  • Fast-paced work environments that at times require switching gears to address the needs of the business
  • Working as part of a cross-functional team made up of Investment, Research, and Compliance professionals


  • Ability to directly or indirectly lead development efforts involving multiple engineers and stakeholders
  • Excellent attention to detail, organisation, and project management skills
  • Superb business intuition and a solution orientated, methodological approach to problem solving
  • Ability to collaborate and build relationships across multiple business units within the firm
  • People who elevate the room through their work ethic, curiosity, and solution-orientated attitude
  • Adherence to the highest ethical standards working closely with the firms Compliance team


  • 5+ years of experience in Data Engineering or related development work with distributed data technology
  • Experience with system design and leading multi-person development efforts
  • Strong experience in Python development
  • Experience with Spark and Cloud computing is a plus
  • Track record of delivering novel and innovative solutions to challenges
  • Knowledge of/experience with graph databases is a plus


  • Integrity You demonstrate 100% commitment to the highest ethical standards
  • Ownership You take charge of your work, uphold your commitments, and always do your best
  • Commerciality You focus on what matters, ask necessary questions, and are diligent about not wasting time
  • Humility You welcome and are receptive to feedback and learn from past mistakes
  • Adaptability You can triage business needs and context switch quickly and efficiently
  • Admirability You elevate the room through your work ethic, domain knowledge, and work product

The company invest in their people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work there, they provide:

  • Fully paid health care benefits
  • Generous parental and family leave policies
  • Mental and physical wellness programs
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Non-profit matching gift program
  • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, minorities and the LGBT+ community
  • Tuition assistance
  • A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more


Our client Asset Management is a global firm that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, they seek to be the industrys premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industrys brightest talent. They are inventing the future of finance by revolutionising how they develop their people and how they use data to shape their thinking.

The annual base salary range is $250,000-$300,000. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalised at the time of offer.



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