Principal Data Engineer Snowflake AWS
$165k - $190k
Job Title: Principal Data Engineer
Location: Downtown Boston, MA
Company Overview: Join a prestigious asset management firm in the heart of Boston, boasting over $1 trillion in assets under management. Our firm is renowned for its innovative investment strategies and commitment to excellence in financial management. We are at the forefront of integrating technology and finance, continually enhancing our capabilities to maintain a competitive edge in the global market.
Job Description: As a Principal Data Engineer, you will play a crucial role in our strategic initiative to migrate over 100 on-premise SQL instances to the cloud. Your expertise in Snowflake and AWS will be instrumental in this transformation, directly impacting the efficiency and effectiveness of our top quantitative analysts.
- Lead and execute the migration of SQL databases to Snowflake on AWS.
- Collaborate closely with quantitative analysts to understand their data needs and optimize cloud solutions accordingly.
- Design and implement robust, scalable data architectures in the cloud, ensuring high availability and performance.
- Develop and enforce best practices for data management, security, and compliance within the cloud environment.
- Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior data engineers and other team members.
- Stay abreast of emerging cloud technologies and data management trends, recommending improvements to our cloud strategy.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
- Minimum of 8 years of experience in data engineering with a focus on cloud technologies.
- Expertise in Snowflake and AWS services (e.g., EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda).
- Proven track record of successfully migrating large-scale databases to the cloud.
- Strong understanding of SQL and experience with on-premise SQL databases.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in fast-paced environments.
- Strong communication and leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.
- Competitive salary and benefits package.
- Opportunity to work in a dynamic, collaborative environment.
- Exposure to cutting-edge technologies and innovative projects.
- Career growth opportunities in a top-tier asset management firm.
Posted by: Phillip Perkins