Data Engineer - Cloud

IEX Cloud is the platform connecting developers and users with financial data. We’re looking for a data engineer to own all the architecture and processes that build and support our expansive financial data API. If you’re someone who is passionate about data, seeks out complex data problems, and wants to help build a new and exciting platform, this job is for you! We’re currently looking for a strong Data Engineer who can develop creative and scalable solutions to maintain an API used by IEX Cloud’s rapidly growing user base. This person will have the opportunity to play a key role on a brand new venture and drive huge impact to the business from day 1. 

About you: 

  • Self-starter with the capability of executing on projects independently 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Collaborative team player 
  • Strong communication skills to distill clear ideas to traders and non-technical audiences 
  • Can optimize a query with the best of them 
  • Know how to make the tradeoffs required to ship without compromising quality 

What you’ll do: 

  • Work on increasing the efficiency of our ETL processes as the size, variety, and complexity of IEX Cloud's data continues to grow 
  • Investigate how we can enhance our logging and monitoring to discover and resolve issues before they cause problems 
  • Validate data accuracy and map content to a proprietary database 
  • Work closely with our tech and analytics teams to solve new data problems 
  • Conduct self-directed research to enhance product capabilities and generate new content and ideas for traders 

Your background: 

  • Programming and database experience 
  • Experience in building data products from ideation to implementation  
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently manipulate large data sets 
  • Experience normalizing complex data sets at scale 
  • Experience in some of the following: Advanced SQL, ETL, Spark, Hive, Kafka, Elasticsearch, Columnar stores, Event Streaming, Redis, Python 
  • Nice to haves 
    • Understanding of financial products and equities 
    • Experience with NodeJS 

Here at IEX, we are dedicated to an inclusive workplace and culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy not only complies with all applicable laws and protects workers' rights but is vital to IEX’s overall mission and values.

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