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Data Specialist
Ref No.: 18-05371
Location: Northbrook, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 50,000.00 - 65,000.00 /Year
OVERVIEW:
A Data Specialist is needed to ensure the quality and timeliness of our market data and reporting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the implementation and maintenance of the company's data collection, validation, and distribution efforts. 
  • Assist the team by serving as a subject matter expert for data issues.
  • Continuously strive to automate and streamline our procedures and processes.
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to data quality.
  • Collaborate with the Engineering and Tactics departments for all their data needs.
SKILLS:
  • Experience with data integrity, regression, performance testing
  • Familiarity with programming languages (R, Java, Python, PHP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Databases (MySQL, SQL, etc.)
  • Excellence in problem solving and analysis
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multitask
  • Basic understanding and interest in financial markets
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, Information Technology or related field.
  • Relevant internship and/or previous work experience preferred.