Data Engineer

    • New York, NY

Overview:

Guidepoint Data identifies, gathers, acquires and delivers high-value data that offers clients unparalleled quantitative insight into company and sector performance.  We have over a decade of experience in collecting and analyzing primary data on hard-to-access markets, which allows Guidepoint Data to offer clients some of the most differentiated and powerful data available.

 As a Data Engineer, you will be part of the development and support of critical data warehouse processes for transforming alternative datasets into valuable investor products. The Data Engineer will collaborate with data-science/analytical teams, data vendors, and hedge fund clients to automate the ingestion, transformation and delivery of time sensitive data.  This position is perfect for someone who loves a challenge and has come from a fast-growing company that has helped scale infrastructure, databases, and data warehouses to keep up with the companies growing data. 

 What You’ll Do:

  • Think strategically about data architecture and how to scale as the business grows
  • Lead development and support of data ingestion, transformation and delivery processes
  • Work directly with analysts, data scientists and data partners to develop solutions
  • Mentor team members on the fine art of data engineering

 What You Have:

  • Ability to build out data pipelines without the assistance of an ETL/ELT tool
  • Very strong coding skills – Python, SQL
  • Experience with analytics warehouses and big data  
  • Strong cloud experience – AWS, Azure, Redshift, Snowflake
  • At least 2 years of experience with database development in a production environment
  • Strong grasp of database concepts and best practices
  • Meticulous, organized, proactive, critical thinker with high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
  • BS in Comp Sci or equivalent

 What We Have:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Free snacks and beverages
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) match, life insurance, commuter benefits, corporate gym rates, paid time-off and parental leave plans
  • Friday happy hour and “Summer Fridays”
  • Year-round corporate athletic league
  • Casual work environment

About Guidepoint:

Guidepoint, a leading expert network firm, connects clients with vetted subject matter experts—Advisors—from their global professional network. Guidepoint clients leverage the insights and perspectives shared by Advisors to stay informed and make better business decisions. Its slate of services, including phone consultations, surveys, events and proprietary data insights products, help professionals gain comprehensive understanding of a topic before making strategic or investment decisions. Guidepoint’s multinational client list includes 9 of the top 10 consulting firms and some of the largest hedge funds, private equity firms and Fortune-ranked public companies. For more information, visit www.guidepoint.com.

 

 

 

Guidepoint specializes in connecting clients to experts from a multitude of industries.

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