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Data Engineer

Location: 

US Boston, US Chicago, US

 

Alter Domus is seeking an entry-level Data Engineer to join our Data Operations team. This team leverages cutting edge technology and domain knowledge to create products to solve challenges in the alternative investment space. The team is responsible for transforming unstructured and non-digital data into a structured and digitized format, which will be fed into various products. The team works directly on various new product designs along with other teams within the Data & Analytics group. This position will also work directly with the Head of Data Operations to insert quality control over various data processes, set standards, and assist with ad-hoc projects. There will be opportunities to work with domain experts in the alternative investment field on various data projects.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Perform quality checks on various data extraction, data transformation and data validation computer programs and processes. This includes: (1) Making sure the outputs generated by various computer programs match to the design, and (2) Reading and running Python, R or SQL programs to ensure the programs have covered all desired cases.
  • Collaborate with other team members to discover the best solutions
  • Follow consistent and secure practices to ensure data integrity and deal with imperfections in data
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation of the technical design, operational support and maintenance procedures for data pipeline tasks
  • This role will also work with the head of Data Operations to set uniform data standards and write pseudo codes to set the logics for the programs from time to time.
  • This role will also help on ad-hoc projects including writing Python programs or help set standards for databasing.

 

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Finance, or other quantitative fields
  • 0-3 years of experience in Finance or Engineering
  • Strong programming skills in Python and SQL, good knowledge in R is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail is a must
  • A focus on outcomes and quality of output
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Basic database knowledge
  • Empathetic and a team player
  • Above average communication skills (written and verbal)

 

ABOUT US:

Independent and possessing more than fifteen years’ experience in its field, Alter Domus has become a global leader in corporate and management services for private equity & infrastructure and real estate funds as well as listed and unlisted companies. Our staff of over 3,500 people also provides fund administration and financial reporting services. We mentor and develop our employees’ technical knowledge and practical skills. We also champion commitment and a customer-oriented mindset.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

Alter Domus offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including a generous vacation policy, a diverse work environment, and strong global connections. As you collaborate with colleagues in our fast-paced environment, you will gain exposure to demanding and stimulating experiences that you will take with you as your career progresses. We provide a sophisticated work environment with prominent clients that will take your ambitions and talents to the next level and give you the resources and support you need to succeed.

 

For more information, please visit: www.alterdomus.com.

 

Alter Domus is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

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