Data Analyst Manager - Will Relocate to Houston! - Houston, TX

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Job Order #:

MS110511

Title:

Data Analyst Manager - Will Relocate to Houston! - Houston, TX

Location:

Houston, TX 

Salary:

100000-200000

Salary Type:

per year

Occupations:

IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, IT Project Management, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development, Systems Analysis - IT
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Job Description:

Data Analyst Manager - Will Relocate to Houston!
 
***Company has experienced consistent growth adding 20% to their headcount each year!***
 
Fantastic opportunity with a very successful, growing company with cutting-edge technology and a staff consisting of many of the brightest technical talent in the world.  Will relocate the right candidate.  Will sponsor visa’s.  Candidates with experience at finance, trading, software and/or technology companies preferred.
 
We are seeking an experienced and high energy Data Analyst Manager to lead a highly motivated and innovative team.  As part of the Data Engineering department, your efforts will be critical to the success of the global trading business.
 
The company has built a data accumulation platform that allows them to ingest over 10 terabytes of data per day and a custom distributed storage solution to store the over 50 petabytes of information accumulated since their inception.  They have also built an entire suite of analysis tools that enables quantitative researchers to utilize this data to produce predictive models that help automatically invest each and every day.  This model-driven, technology-fueled approach to investing not only gives them a long-term advantage over old-school investors, it has also created a whole set of technical problems to solve that don’t always have an obvious solution.  This gives you the ongoing opportunity to build proprietary solutions and/or bring to bear the best open source options on the market.  The company has created a robust infrastructure that empowers all of the engineers and you will work within a collaborative work culture that ensures that a great idea can come from anywhere.
 
The problems at our level of complexity require you to possess a passion for learning as well as deep understanding across a wide array of technical competencies.  We have attracted technologists who possess special capabilities in a wide variety of domains including data transformation and visualization, performance optimization, cloud computing, and distributed systems.  While we face large-scale problems, we hire only the best to take them on.  This enables us to keep your team size small and your individual impact significant.
 
Responsibilities:
 
-Curate massive amounts of data for thousands of different tradable instruments, including stocks, bonds, futures, contracts, commodities, and more.
-Perform manual steps and develop programs and processes to ensure the completeness and integrity of financial reference datasets.
-Collaborate with team members to design and develop reliable data pipelines that produce high quality datasets.
-Help drive continuous improvements to data quality procedures and a consistent approach to how data quality is measured, monitored and reported.
-Create systematic and automated processes and tools that allow the team to scale and rapidly onboard new datasets.
-Be part of a team to support the data used by production trading algorithms.
 
Qualifications:
 
-A bachelor’s degree which includes university coursework in programming and computing systems (Master’s is a plus).
-5+ years of relevant experience in an environment that prioritized data quality from hands-on experience to management roles.
-3+ years of experience managing and mentoring technical teams focused on data quality.
-Experience with SQL and working with a relational database system, such as Microsoft SQL Server.
-Strong analytical and quantitative skills with a demonstrated ability to define and solve problems by creatively using available data and making reasonable assumptions.
-Experience working on data-related challenges with a focus on process improvement.
-A proven track record of juggling multiple projects simultaneously and driving them to completion.
-Clear communication skills and experience partnering with business functions/units to define, design and implement best practices for project completion.
 
*Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree from a top computer science program preferred.  Prefer degrees from Rice University, University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M, University of Houston, Texas Tech University, University of Georgia, University of Virginia, Duke University.  Also, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT, Stanford University, University of California-Berkeley, Cornell University, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, Princeton University, University of Washington, Georgia Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
 
Keywords:  Houston TX Jobs, Data Analyst Manager, SQL, SQL Server, Relational Database Systems, Data Quality, Management, Texas Recruiters, Information Technology Jobs, IT Jobs, Texas Recruiting
 
If you are an employer and recruiting for similar IT professionals / positions, please contact our Technical Recruiters at Next Step Systems http://www.nextstepsystems.com/employers_submit_raul.html.  We are a national IT Recruiting Firm / Agency specializing in full-time direct hire Information Technology employment opportunities.
 
Company Will Sponsor Visas!  Company Will Relocate Candidates!
 
No Corp-To-Corp Or Third Party Recruiters; W-2 Direct Hire Only.
 
To Apply Now, Send Your Resume To http://www.nextstepsystems.com/jobseekers_submit_raul.html.
 
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States

Website: www.nextstepsystems.com

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