Data engineer // Commodities Trading Firm // LDN // Contract

Job Title: Data engineer // Commodities Trading Firm // LDN // Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £700 per day
Start Date: September
Reference: BBBH22124_1565357652
Contact Name: Jack Antcliffe
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2019 14:34

Job Description

Data Engineer // Commodities Trading Firm // London // Contract

One of my commodities trading clients is seeking a data engineer to join there brand new London team on a Greenfield project. You will be gathering, cleansing, visualising, and processing data using automated approaches in preparation for the data scientists to build algorithms used for pricing models and forecasting. If successful you will move internally into the wider digital focused trading program once delivered.

You will:

  • Identify and explore a wide variety of data sources both structured and unstructured (by web scrapping, calling API's, writing SQL queries)
  • Knowledge of trading would be preferred but not necessary particularly of metals trading
  • Make data available for further analysis by designing and implementing services and API
  • Prescribe the data meaning and build a cloud based relational data solution

Technical knowledge

  • Strong data modelling and warehousing experience working with large datasets
  • Excellent python skills building data pipelines
  • Strong mathematical background utilising latest techniques and experience solving optimisation problems

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