Full Job Description
Trading Technologies creates professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions for a wide variety of users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. In addition to providing access to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity venues via its TT® trading platform, TT offers domain-specific technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for real-time trade surveillance.
We are currently seeking a highly motivated Enterprise Data Architect to join our talented team. In this role, the Data Architect will work within the Engineering department and partner with other teams to design, build and maintain data architecture. The Data Architect will be responsible for oversight of the strategic direction of database architecture, as well as for partnering with various teams and stakeholders to ensure that the organization’s architecture, databases and enterprise data solutions are tailored to support organizational business objectives and requirements. The ideal candidate will have a background in data engineering, analysis, and exposure to cloud-based platforms.
What Will You Be Involved With?
Designing the strategic direction of architecture for company-wide data for both operational and analytical needs
Document current state data flows covering interfaces, data stores, transport technologies and the source and destination of data
Covers service-level requirements such as availability, volume of data, response time, and security and privacy
Provides guidance to application development areas by applying knowledge of data warehouse design, extract-transform-load (ETL) design and development
Support the creation and implementation of data strategy and future state architecture
Analyze loads and performance, and suggest solutions to bottlenecks
Implement review processes and database migrations
Suggest and work collaboratively to implement architectural improvements
Refactor and work collaboratively to improve our overall data management lifecycle – backups, long term retention, disaster recovery
Design and implement effective database solutions to capture, store and track business data in real-time
Define and implement architectural guidelines for high-velocity data processing infrastructure
Collaborate with security architect to ensure data security and privacy compliance for end-to-end data lifecycle management activities
Qualifications & TT Culture
What You Bring to the Table:
Expertise and proven experience in database design and architecture
Experience building data warehouse and OLTP solutions at scale in a globally distributed environment
Proficiency with MySQL, NoSQL and proven coding/development experience with Java/Python/C++
Experience with designing data lake and defining interfaces to provide secure access to users for interested structured/unstructured data
Hands-on experience architecting and building streaming data applications
Proven experience adopting emerging standards and new technologies to formulate enterprise analytics data platforms
Proven expertise with modern data security best practices
Extensive experience with data services provided by cloud provides (AWS and GCP) and their optimal integration with data applications
A strong understanding of data analytics and visualization
What We Bring to the Table:
Competitive benefits, including: medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401(k) and pre-tax transit/parking
Flexible work schedules, 22 PTO (paid time off) days per year with the ability to roll over days into the following year, robust paid holiday schedule with early dismissal, generous parental leave (for all genders and staff, including adoptive parents) and backup child care
Tech resources, including: company-provided Mac or PC laptop and/or mobile phone of your choice, fitness tracker (including Fitbit or Apple watch), “rent-to-own” plans that deduct the buyout price of company-provided tech resources overtime; and a tech accessories budget for monitors, headphones, keyboards, etc.
Stipends and subsidy contributions toward personally-owned cell phones and laptops, gym memberships and health/wellness initiatives (including weight-loss, smoking cessation or Fitbit steps)
Complimentary breakfast, snacks, fruit and beverages
Casual dress code and inspiring, motivating office environment
Forward-thinking, culture-based organization with collaborative teams that promote diversity and inclusion through efforts such as TT Women in Tech
Internal culture committee dedicated to evolving company-wide camaraderie through onsite, offsite and international team-building events
Game room, meditation room, fitness classes and onsite bar (TT Tech Tap) providing complimentary beer and wine
Office is conveniently located above Union Station and close to various public transportation
Trading Technologies (TT) is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment has been, and continues to be a required practice at the Company. Trading Technologies’ practice of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train, promote and base all employment decisions on ability, rather than race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. Additionally, TT participates in the E-Verify Program for our US offices.