Junior Data Engineer

Market Data · London, London, City of
Department Market Data
Employment Type Full-Time

We have lots of unstructured datasets that are regularly used as inputs to help refine and calibrate our data models, and as such we’re looking for someone who is excited to help organise these datasets, and build reporting workflows and ETL pipelines that allow our analysts to interrogate the model with ease. 

Your core responsibilities will include:  

  • Writing scripts that check the validity of updates to the database before new information is pushed 
  • Running regular reports with basic statistical analyses to check for outliers in datasets 
  • Helping to maintain our MySQL database and keeping an up-to-date schema 
  • Supporting our data team and analysts with ad-hoc data processes around the business 
  • Producing internal-facing dashboards that help to keep track of various important metrics 
  • Ad hoc work on consulting projects, producing data analysis, and engaging with project teams and clients 

As you grow into the role: 

  • Automating scripts with a workflow management tool like Airflow 
  • Producing external-facing dashboards 
  • Thinking about the data requirements of the future and opportunities for collecting and storing new data 

This is the sort of person we need...

Must haves:

  • Keenness to constantly learn and improve data capabilities 
  • Keenness to improve our data processes 
  • Ability to communicate in an open and constructive way 
  • Experience in a professional setting (or has worked on demonstratable self-managed projects)
    • Worked with datasets, EDA, joining, grouping, filtering, cleaning, visualising etc. 
    • Used relational databases (we use MySql) - querying, structuring, optimising, backing up data etc. 
    • Experience with coding - preferably using python (we use pandas a lot) 
    • Awareness of software engineering best practices such as requirements analysis, system design, modularity, version control, testing, documentation, etc. 
    • Some experience of using Excel 
    • Degree in mathematical or scientific field 

    Nice to haves:

    • Degree in computer science
    • Experience using Tableau or similar BI tool 
    • Experience in a professional data role

    We want our organisation to consist of people who: 

    • Are generous with their time in order to help each other (and our customers) succeed 
    • Take the wheel when needed 
    • Have a positive attitude 
    • Can always be objective and honest 
    • Keep an eye on the future 
    • Are always professional 
    • Have a sense of fairness 
    • Trust each other 
    • Ask, listen and hear 
    • Are approachable 
    • Are curious, and who want to learn 
    • Are constantly looking for ways to improve things (products and processes) 
    • Develop products we can be proud of 
    • Have an intuitive sense of what’s important 
    • Demonstrate leadership by example 
    • Laugh a lot 

    Thank You

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    • Location
      London, London, City of
    • Department
      Market Data
    • Employment Type