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Analytics Platform Engineer

Company: G-research
Location: Dallas
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Do you want to tackle the biggest questions in finance with near infinite compute power at your fingertips?G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology firm, with offices in London and Dallas. We are proud to employ some of the best people in their field and to nurture their talent in a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating culture where world-beating ideas are cultivated and rewarded.This is a hybrid role based in our new Dallas infrastructure hub where we work on the latest technologies in a cutting-edge environment.The roleG-Research is seeking a Platform Engineer to join its growing Analytics Services Engineering team.Our business focuses on forecasting financial markets and we use an ever-growing amount of data and processing to achieve this.The Analytics Services Engineering team manages a significant distributed Cloudera Hadoop platform supporting Hadoop/YARN/HDFS, Spark, and Trino among other technologies, with a focus on analytics use cases at petabyte scale.Our focus is on customer success and managing secure distributed systems at scale with robust automation and self-healing capabilities built on top of a mixture of bare metal, private and public cloud virtualization, and stateless services deployed into kubernetes.As an Analytics Platform Engineer, you will help us to deliver integration, automation, and new feature enhancements to our existing hybrid cloud platforms.You will also help us to research new technologies and explore opportunities with Open Source and Cloud based products while working closely with customers to ensure user focused outcomes.Key responsibilities of the role include:Developing, deploying and maintaining distributed systems through automation.Delivering engineering solutions ensuring they are scalable, stable, performant, and operationally efficientProviding metrics, documentation, and self-service capabilities to help our customers work at pace and get the most out of the platformsProactively identifying and addressing system performance bottlenecks, security vulnerabilities, and areas for improvement to ensure systems are stable and robustParticipating in the out of hours rota, providing support and maintenance for our critical systems across the Analytics Services ecosystemWho are we looking for?Whatever your technical background, good coding ability is essential for this role.The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:Excellent coding skills, preferably PythonExperience with CICD pipelines, such as Jenkins and ArgoCDExperience with Configuration Management tools, such as Ansible and TerraformExperience deploying and running applications on Docker and Kubernetes, including the creation of Helm chartsExperience working with AWS deploymentsProficiency with Linux using either Centos or UbuntuProficiency with computer networking fundamentalsMore senior candidates may additionally have experience with:Operating and supporting distributed analytics and stream data processing systems at scale including Spark, Trino, and KafkaOperating and supporting Hadoop, HDFS, HIVE, OZoneExperience developing end-to-end analytics solutionsExperience with cloud-based analytics capabilities such as AWS EMR, Redshift, Kinesis, Snowflake, and AthenaWhy should you apply?Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonusInformal dress code and excellent work/life balanceExcellent paid time off allowance of 25 daysSick days, military leave, and family and medical leaveGenerous 401(k) plan16-weeks' fully paid parental leaveMedical and Prescription, Dental, and Vision insuranceLife and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insuranceEmployee Assistance and Wellness programsGenerous relocation allowance and supportGreat selection of office snacks, and hot and cold drinksOn-site gym and car parkingby Jobble

Keywords: G-research, Dallas , Analytics Platform Engineer, Engineering , Dallas, Texas

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