Big Data and Analytics Engineer

    Job Description

    Advance our Mission and your Career:

    At Vanguard, we are taking a stand for our investors. The Global Investment and Finance Systems Division is offering an excellent opportunity for an innovative, creative and technology passionate candidate to support both the software development and architecture for our quantitative investment teams.
    Do you have the desire to learn new skills? Are you ready to truly make a difference?


    In this role you will:

    Work independently on projects and utilize specialized quantitative skills to generate value-added insights and provide data-driven solutions to enhance investment outcomes. Research new and innovative techniques and methods to solve problems in support of investment decision making for fixed income. Support deep analysis of investment strategies, create new quantitative measures, and contribute to new investment strategies. Work with and enhance existing models; develop and calibrate models; prepare data and develops data sources and processes; produce and communicate results.


    Design the changes that change how people invest:

    The Analytics, Research & ISG systems team is standing up a full stack team to support our Quantitative Equity Group (QEG) business. This team will help enable the business to improve the alpha model generation process by modernizing the current platform.
    This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative, creative and technology passionate candidate who is willing to closely collaborate with the business and contribute towards QEG's goal of improving investment performance.


    What it takes:

    • Undergraduate degree required, in a related field or the equivalent combination of training and experience
    • 5+ years' experience in technical specialty, includes 3 years' developer experience.
    • Strong, proven analysis and analytical skills
    • Strong written and oral communication skills preferred

    Specializations that'll make an Impact:

    • The candidate needs to have a good understanding of AWS and its various services.
    • Experience in Big Data Tools, Spark, Python & AWS understanding is a must
    • Should be able to understand the cost implications and help steer teams towards cost optimized solutions.
    • Experience with AWS Cloud Formation Template and Service Catalog implementation

    Additional Considerations:

    Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

    About Vanguard

    We are Vanguard. Together, we're changing the way the world invests.

    For us, investing doesn't just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose - and that's how we've become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

    We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let's make it count.

    Inclusion Statement

    Vanguard's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: "Do the right thing."

    We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard's core purpose through our values.

    When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

    Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

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