Sr Data Engineer
2022 is an exciting year for technology professionals to join CME Group following the recent $1bn equity investment from Google. CME Group has also agreed a long-term partnership with Google to migrate our technology infrastructure to Google Cloud in a visionary partnership to transform the global derivatives markets through technology.
"Bringing together CME Group's best-in-class financial talent with Google Cloud's deep engineering expertise will help accelerate technological innovation in capital markets infrastructure." - Thomas Kurian, CEO, Google Cloud
The selected candidate will join the CME Engineering and Execution team in Belfast as a Senior Data Engineer, initially in the Enterprise Data Flow Team.
This individual is responsible for leading the technical delivery of systems that must achieve a unique blend of low latency performance, big data scalability, and rock-solid reliability and integrity, all while undergoing rapid release cycles. Achieving these goals will require an understanding both the underlying technology and the development, testing, and deployment lifecycle of the applications. The candidate must be able to solve problems creatively, communicate effectively, and possess the ability to lead others to achieve the critical mission of the team.
Although initially working in the EDF Team space, the engineering and execution team also develop a variety of trading and post-trade solutions, supporting our exchange and clearing business. Internal mobility and flexibility are a key part to our agile approach to technology delivery. The successful candidate, throughout their career, will form a key part in driving our success across technology, and will find opportunities to work in a variety of projects and technologies, beyond their initial team and specialism.
- Hands on with detailed design and architecture plans for complex, large scale efforts within a multi-cloud environment.
- Creation and maintenance of data pipeline architectures
- Assists with system design, working with the various teams to build fit for purpose platforms.
- Works ahead - ensuring the architecture is responsive to evolving needs.
- A team player - Assists the teams as required to achieve delivery milestones
- Utilizes the expertise of the team to develop architecture through consensus and team approach.
- Works with the enterprise architecture team, to gain an understanding of the evolving enterprise, to make efficient decisions on application architecture, and priorities.
- Applies expert knowledge of cloud technologies, java language, DBMS and middle-ware technologies in independently designing and developing key services.
- Participates in code reviews, proactively identifying and mitigating potential issues and defects.
- Defines key metrics driving code optimization and re-factoring.
- Understand the data and how it works to help develop functional solutions
- Works with analysts to interpret high level requirements for complex, large scale initiatives and decomposing them into independent stories and sub-tasks for the team.
- Contributes to continuous improvement efforts by identifying and championing practical means of reducing time to market while maintaining high quality products (i.e. - process improvements/automation opportunities).
- Embraces and enforces CME Group SDLC and information security standards.
- Bachelor's degree (with honours) or equivalent/better strongly preferred, but substantial relevant experience could substitute
- Experience in AWS big data services
- Experience building data pipelines
- Experience in python, Java, Scala
- Experience architecting enterprise software applications
- Experience in developing and automating solutions directly related to Continuous Integration/ Continuous Delivery and infrastructure automation
- AWS Data Analytics or AWS Certified Big Data Specialty qualification
- Experience coding in a story-driven, agile environment
- Experience working in the Big Data space handling both real time and batch
- Experience in the Hadoop ecosystem using EMR, Map Reduce and/or Spark
- Experience in terraform
- Prior experience working in financial services/exchange space
- Prior experience working with BDD methodologies and automated acceptance criteria
- Prior experience using Confluence, JIRA, or other Atlassian tools
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