The Data Engineer role requires a systematic and proactive approach to continuous improvement around data and content gathering, data management and analysis. Solid programming skills and a problem-solving mindset are key to support the growth of ION Analytics’ Data business. Good communications skills with the ability to collaborate closely with teams in different technical and business-related functions and global locations as well as sound organisational skills are also prerequisites. As a Data Engineer you will actively contribute to data innovation, increasing value for our clients while fostering an inclusive and open culture as well as ensuring independent ownership of a large variety of tasks.
•Utilize programming skills to continuously enhance and optimize data gathering and workflow processes
•Build and apply scraping technology to source and extend data from websites and documents
•Work on data point extraction, and bulk data clean-up projects through innovative technical solutions
•Progress to work with Product and Data Science teams on deep analytics, machine learning and predictive modelling
Content Gathering and Validation
•Utilize various sources with internal systems and aforementioned new technical solutions to gather, validate and analyse global markets data
•Guarantee accurate, timely and complete data coverage. Automate quality control methods
•Utilize data science tools to facilitate the creation of new content
Required Skills,Experience and Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree and above in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience. Experience in the finance domain is a plus.
•Very good spoken and written English
•Strong work ethic and hunger for constant improvement
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Team player who works collaboratively within the business
•Flexible with the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize due to conflicting demands
•Determined in the face of objection
•Problem-solver with a focus on delivering results
•Strong influencing skills
•Proven capability to work on own initiative
•Attention to detail with ability to analyze large data sets
•Previous experience as a data engineer or in a similar role
•Technical expertise with ETL/ELT pipelines, data models, data mining, and segmentation techniques
•Hands-on experience with SQL database design
•Great numerical and analytical skills
•Working experience within a Data-related job
•Degree in Computer Science, IT, or similar field; a Master’s is a plus
•Machine learning knowledge is a plus
•Data engineering certification (e.g IBM Certified Data Engineer) is a plus
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
Within ION Analytics we help clients find advantage in a world of information overload and fragmented systems. Our business information solutions blend expert journalism and analytics with data to help banks, advisors, investors, law firms and corporations find opportunities in markets ranging from equities and fixed income to infrastructure and private equity.
On our platform clients can break through silos to originate opportunities, find buyers, and use resources efficiently, and our advanced workflow automation tools cut through the noise to deliver personalized, targeted information that saves time and effort, and drives better decisions.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.