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Data Scientist - Perm
Ref No.: 19-00351
Location: New York City, New York
 Role Description: Data Engineer in IM Technology
We need a technically astute and client oriented engineer to join our NY based data engineering team. Your impact will be to curate, design and catalog high quality data models to ensure data is accessible and reliable. Build highly scalable data processing frameworks for use across a wide range of datasets and applications. Provide data-driven insight critical to decision-making to IM's business processes, in order to expose data in a scalable and effective manner. Understanding existing and potential data sets in both an engineering and business context.
  • Deploy modern data management tools to curate our most important data sets, models and processes, while identifying areas for process automation and further efficiencies
  • Evaluate, select and acquire new internal & external data sets that contribute to business decision making
  • Engineer streaming data processing pipelines
  • Drive adoption of Cloud technology for data processing and warehousing
  • Engage with data consumers and producers in order to design appropriate models to suit all needs
Skills and Experience we are looking for:
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in a team-focused environment
  • A Bachelor's degree (Masters preferred) in a computational field (Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or in a related quantitative discipline)
  • Working knowledge of more than one programming language (Python, Java, C++, C#, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of multidimensionality of data, data curation and data quality, such as traceability, security, performance latency and correctness across supply and demand processes
  • In-depth knowledge of relational and columnar SQL databases, including database design
  • General knowledge of business processes, data flows and the quantitative models that generate or consume data
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to work with subject matter expert to extract critical business concepts
  • Independent thinker, willing to engage, challenge or learn
  • Ability to stay commercially focused and to always push for quantifiable commercial impact
  • Strong work ethic, a sense of ownership and urgency
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across global teams and communicate complex ideas in a simple manner
  • Strong understanding of data structure and algorithms
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hadoop, hbase, spark, apache arrow, data streaming
  • Scraping large scale public datasets in real time
  • Building and maintaining large scale high performance computing applications
  • Experience building web frontend with React or Vuejs