Equities Data Platform - Data Engineer - Execution Platform Engineering


Technology is at the heart of the multi-billion dollar Equities business. We develop high volume, low latency, scalable, and resilient systems to store, analyse and report billions of data points every day, using cutting edge open source, internal proprietary and industry standard technologies.


The Equities Data Platform team is responsible for building applications to store and analyse data across all Equities trading businesses. We work closely with our front office business and technology partners to define and develop the overall data storage architecture for the Equities Division. We use a wide range of data storage and analytics technologies including MemSQL, Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Beam, Kafka and the Data Lake. As part of our team you will be involved in working on green field projects to build applications to store high-volume Orders, Executions, Position and Risk data into real-time analytics platforms, and into the Data Lake for historical storage. You will work on all parts of the project lifecycle including design and implementation, and will have the opportunity to work directly with our business partners.

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  • Development using a number of cutting edge Big Data and real-time analytics technologies (MemSQL, Hadoop, Spark, Flink) in addition to traditional relational databases (DB2, Sybase IQ, Sybase ASE)
  • Opportunity to research into new analytics/data storage technologies
  • You will work closely with our business and technology partners
  • You will gain an understanding of the various Equities trading businesses
  • The successful candidate will have strong analytical thinking skills and be comfortable working with different technology platforms used within the team and develop software in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong programming experience in at least one compiled language (e.g. C, C++, Java)
  • SQL and Database skills, e.g. Sybase, DB2
  • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Highly motivated, committed and capable of working to timelines
  • Strong team player and strong communicator

  • Prior experience working with high volume, low latency data storage and analytics platforms
  • In-depth knowledge of relational and columnar SQL databases, including database design
  • Experience with the Hadoop eco-system (HDFS, Spark) is preferred but not essential
  • Experience of front office trading systems is preferred but not essential



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