Python Data Analyst & Database Developer (MS051546)

  • Chicago, IL
  • Full-time

Job Description


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Duties and Responsibilities:

-Work directly with technical team members as well as analysts to leverage fundamental data about commodities to help senior analysts create price and trading signals.
-Build industry-leading strategic python data analysis framework and migrate MatLab users to this framework.
-Be responsible for all phases of the technology life cycle.
-Coordinate and communicate specific subject matter knowledge to the design and integration phase of each project.
-Advise on and implement the appropriate architecture, data model, and system design and interfacing requirements for each project.



-5-10 years of experience on a technology team within a financial institution.
-Experience in statistics and statistics related programming.
-Strong computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, distributed development, system design).
-Fluent in python, including experience with numpy and scipy.  Experience using Python to query, transform and analyze data.
-Experience working with RDBMS (Sybase, SQL Server, Oracle) both in a schema design and application development capacity.
-Past experience working within a globally distributed team would be beneficial.
-Proactive individual with experience working within a fast paced environment.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills on both technical and non-technical topics.

Desired Skills:

-Experience with MatLab is a plus.
-Knowledge of Commodities products or experience on a Commodities desk is a plus.
-Exposure to OTC/Derivatives trade life cycle and position management a plus.
-Knowledge of visualization platforms (D3, matplotlib, and similar graphical packages) is a plus.
-Technical education should include an undergraduate and/or advanced computer science, electrical engineering or other relevant applied science.
-Proven track record in software design and development.

Personal/Communication Skills:

-Outstanding analysis/problem solving skills.
-Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
-Intellectual curiosity.  A strong desire and aptitude to learn and share ideas and knowledge with colleagues.
-Open and flexible to change (programming language, evolving specs, different business areas, etc.)
-Self starter who is comfortable interfacing with a diverse set of people (Traders, Quants, Trading Assistants, etc.).
-Ability to manage multiple tasks in a demanding and changing environment.

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