Quandl is transforming how business decisions are made.
Data is the most important resource of the 21st century, and Quandl is at the heart of the emerging data economy. Over the last 5 years, weâ€™ve built the worldâ€™s largest and most successful data marketplace : a platform where over 400,000 professionals buy, sell, create and consume data.
Quandl today is used by everybody from academics to AIs; from two-person fintech startups to billion-dollar hedge funds.
We are looking to hire a Data Engineer Co-op for a minimum of 8 months who will work with our team of Data Scientists and Engineers to create software tools to enhance our analytical capabilities.
This is an excellent opportunity for a talented soon-to-be graduate to join a highly qualified and experienced team, help solve difficult but valuable problems, and acquire a wide variety of skills across multiple domains.
In this role, you will :
Enhance and automate our existing big data pipeline
Create new analytical tools powered by the latest advancements in Machine Learning
Gain substantial breadth of experience in analyzing disparate data sources and in doing so, expand your knowledge of finance and investments
Apply best practices in software development to ensure all solutions are well documented, efficient, and massively scalable
The ideal candidate will have :
Advanced knowledge and experience in Python or R
Basic knowledge and experience in big data and cloud computing technology : Spark, AWS, Amazon EC2, DataBricks, Redshift
Basic knowledge of financial markets and an interest in finance and economics
Entrepreneurial and enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced startup environment
Excellent time management, analytical, and organization skills
Great verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
Currently enrolled as a third- or fourth-year post-secondary student at a Canadian institution in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent program
Our Company Culture
We believe in working productively on important and interesting challenges, with talented individuals who are nice to each other.
Productivity matters. We believe in getting things done.
Our mission matters. We believe in what weâ€™re doing, and why itâ€™s important.
Competence matters. We learn and grow by working with teammates who are excellent at their job.
Niceness matters. Life is too short to put up with unpleasant behavior.
We are strongly committed to diversity and equality of opportunity. We are proud to have a team that is 40% women, 40% first-generation immigrant, and 30% visible minority.
We strive to create an environment that is welcoming and inclusive for everyone.
We offer :
A competitive salary and incentives
Flexible work from home / office hours and generous vacation time
Family-friendly company policies and culture
Avenues for growth : in technology, business and leadership
A collegiate and collaborative yet high-performance environment
Interesting and challenging problems to work on
Colleagues who are motivated, talented and a pleasure to work with
A beautiful and centrally located office, easily accessible by transit and filled with perks
Frequent company off-sites and social events
Qualified and interested applicants are invited to send their resume and cover letter to jobs quandl.com.
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