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Be part of a growing team and work on cutting-edge research into the complex world of Canadian capital markets.

Reporting to the Vice President of Analytics, the Sr. Data Engineer will play a key role in full lifecycle of software and data engineering development that supports key research and data science projects undertaken by the group. The successful candidate will be developing technologies to mine through terabytes of data to model order flow and market participant behaviors, developing dashboards and visualization that informs both internal and external stakeholders, and build simulation models to play out “what-if” scenarios.

Key Responsibilities:
• Gather, structure, and process billions of records, from multiple sources, at scale.
• Develop and maintain algorithms and libraries with a clear focus on building software that is efficient and scalable.
• Actively participate in developing and maintaining core analytics infrastructure including maintenance of code repositories, participating in code reviews, architecting, and data modeling.
• Design and implement technical enhancements of Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence, or Big Data solutions as required.
• Work with relational databases and Big Data framework, including HDFS, Map-Reduce, Hive, Hbase, Sqoop, Spark, etc.
• Direct and oversee special projects as requested by the VP and lead data scientist, and support business decisions with ad-hoc analysis as required.
• Provide mentorship to team members in the areas of Big Data, software design, architecture, and development.

Randstad Professionals Canada
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