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Senior Big Data / Web Services Engineer
Ref No.: 18-19712
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Client is seeking a Senior Big Data / Web Services Engineer for Client Investments Contract Role. This position is based in Boston, MA.

No Corp. to Corp. or 3rd party
Onsite position

Lead Software Engineer
The Client Enterprise Services Advanced Technology for Investment Management Team contributes to the vitality and growth of the organization by transforming breakthrough technologies into practical capabilities for Client's internal and external investment clients. The Team promotes companywide collaboration while delivering new Artificial Intelligence enabled portfolio level perspectives to investment managers and client service colleagues.
The Expertise We're Looking For
• Undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer science
• 4+ years of investment management industry experience building computing algorithms in investment management industry with web services and UI development
• A successful track record in partnering with local and off-shore teams in technology design, implementation and delivery

• Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud certifications
• Demonstrated success building computing algorithms with Java, Scala, Python or R with GPUs and/or map-reduce framework on SPARK cluster
• Advanced SQL, PL/SQL development experience
• Hands-on experience/expertise with UI packages such as Kendo UI Angular, Shiny, JQuery, HTML5
• Expertise in open source streaming products, micro-services and Message Oriented Middleware The Purpose of Your Role
Client is looking for an energetic and innovative leader who brings hands-on software engineering excellence in Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) design and development, Big Data/Cloud Computing, best-in-class Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions and pioneering digital experience in web and mobile front-end technologies. It will be important for a candidate to be curious, creative, and agile in learning and applying investment concepts. The role will report to the Head of Investment Application Development.
The Skills You Bring
You have passion for the financial markets, products, and processes
You have prior experience in building cluster computing methods executing on the cloud with innovative front-end visualizations.
You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, effective in interacting with both technical and non-technical professionals
You have proficient knowledge related to API design and documentation
You have meticulous attention to detail and unquestioned integrity
You have experience or a desire to learn Data/business analysis (using advanced SQL)
You are interested in Mathematical/statistical/Client languages and platforms (such as R, H2O.ai, Octave, Matlab, Weka, SAS); experience using cloud infrastructure.
You have a desire to work with interactive web tools and quick prototyping with visualization
You are interested in Big data tools and languages (such as Spark, MapReduce, SQL, Hive)
The Value You Deliver
Hands-on software engineering excellence in Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) design and development, Big Data/Cloud Computing, best-in-class Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions and pioneering digital experience in web and mobile front-end technologies.
Hands-on BigData ETL and streaming technology implmentation
Iterative UI development, in-memory Big Data and cluster computing techniques, and real-time data streaming methods.
Extend expertise in multi-variate statistical modeling, predictive machine learning methods and advanced portfolio optimization techniques.
Effective partnering across Client's technology, AI Center of Excellence and investment teams
How Your Work Impacts the Organization
The Client Enterprise Services Advanced Technology for Investment Management identifies projects to continually strengthen investment decision and portfolio construction insights and support personalized investment goals. The Team works within an innovation ecosystem that includes partners from investment, client relations, technology and centralized R&D units. Client Enterprise Services Advanced Technology seeks cross-domain authorities with backgrounds that connect investment management, machine learning and technology implementation. We cultivate success through a rigorous, collaborative approach that builds, tests, and iterates as we learn and seek challenging processes and problems in investment management.
Company Overview
At Client, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates.
Client Investments is an equal opportunity employer.