SQL Developer/Data Modeler

QuantRes
Published
14th August 2018
Location
Nassau, Bahamas
Job Type
Salary
Confidential
Preferred Academic Qualification
MSc, CQF, MFE
Recruiter/Employer Name
Rick Schendel

Description

Job Function

We are looking to hire a talented individual to be part of a team surrounding the acquisition and administration of financial reference and high-frequency tick data. This individual will be assuming ownership for the design, implementation, and maintenance of new and existing data models for financial data, with the expectation of providing technical expertise and support for all database clients.

With real-world data happening 24/7, it is vital for our business to run agile data processes covered by high-quality standards, control, and availability. This will include a wide range of activities ranging from explorative data analysis, designing new data models, modifying existing models to fit new agility requirements, data query support, performance tuning, as well as troubleshooting.

This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for someone passionate about data technology, extremely meticulous and detail orientated, with a drive for producing high-quality work in a hands-on role.  Your primary goal shall be to work with our data science team to help us maximize our effective use of our data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and evaluating functional requirements for data-centric application
  • Design and implementation of new data models
  • Migration of existing models meet new requirements
  • Active role in quality assurance for our daily data processes
  • Provide expert knowledge on SQL to assist software development
  • Monitoring of operational process, suggest, present and implement improvements
  • Support for database maintenance operations
  • Build and maintain documentation on our data environment

Required Skills

  • Post-secondary education in a technical discipline preferred
  • Multiple years of experience in relational databases (MS SQL Server preferred)
  • Practical experience with database administration processes
  • Proficiency with a secondary programming language (e.g. Python, C#)
  • Demonstrates creative and explorative analytic problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience with Hadoop and/or temporal databases would be an asset.
  • The financial / mathematical background is a highly valued asset
  • Experience with NoSQL database products is a valued asset

Personal Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Excellent communication skills that facilitate teamwork and interaction with colleagues
  • Good organizational skills
  • Pro-activeness and drive for delivering working solutions
  • A strong drive for results and continual improvement
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, operate and perform with moderate supervision and strong attention to detail

Location

The SQL Developer/Data Modeler role is a full-time position located in Nassau, The Bahamas.

Compensation and Benefits

We offer an internationally competitive compensation commensurate with the successful candidate’s skills and experience.

Our induction program during the first 2-3 months will enable the successful candidate to get to know our work culture, vision, and internal procedures.

We offer relocation assistance, travel reimbursement, accommodation, and medical insurance to successful candidates willing to relocate to the Bahamas for this opportunity.

Candidates will be asked to consent to background checks and will undergo a variety of technical and personality tests.

QuantRes

We are a private investment firm.  Founded in 1989, we have built our business on making sense of complex data with cutting-edge research to actively trade in the global financial, commodity and equity markets.

Our trading approach is quantitative and systematic in nature and is based around statistical modeling of market processes. Our success can be attributed to a disciplined trading approach, a relentless drive to research new and existing ideas and the focus and dedication of our staff.

Our staff is located in The Bahamas, Austria, China, and other international locations, giving us flexibility and reach across the globe.  Our organization structure is flat and our diverse multi-disciplinary teams are comprised of Research, Data, Trading, and Development. We offer a spacious, contemporary work environment located in The Bahamas.

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