Data Developer - Architect

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

Data Developer - Architect

NYC Private Equity

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Data Developer - Architect at a prominent NYC Private Equity organization.

An exciting opportunity to join the firm’s Data Strategy & Analytics Technology team designing and developing the firm’s Data Layer infrastructure as part of the firm’s overall Data Strategy for structured, semi structured, and unstructured data

The firm views Technology / Data Strategies as a distinct commercial advantage - enabling a host of opportunities that differentiate them from their competitors.

The firm is a fast growing and dynamic investment organization that is experiencing exceptional growth and is looking for exceptional people to power its next phase of growth. The Data Developer Architect will be a significant contributor in enabling their vision and helping the organization to grow and improve their businesses.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design of Data Layer as part of Data Strategy for structured, semi structured and unstructured data
  • Design, develop and maintain Data Lake that can store, compute and query relational data, columnar data, and unstructured blobs
  • Enhance and maintain database design for Master Data Management using normalization models
  • Enhance and maintain database design for Reporting Data Layer using Star Schema
  • Responsible for all development of SQL and NOSQL scripts, tables, View, stored procedures, extended functions in .Net/python etc. in data layer
  • Develop data processes using control flow and data flow components in SSIS and/or Talend
  • Perform the role of a data steward, manage data design sessions for all applications, and maintain centralized data dictionary
  • Define standards, configurations, and operational/administration guidelines for data layer
  • Collaborate with team members in overall data application delivery
  • Provide Level 3 support for all data applications, especially for data layer

The ideal candidate would have a background and a deep passion for working with data and developing software to address data challenges

Required Experience:

  • Technologist with a strong background in the architecture, design, and development of the Data Layer infrastructure
  • At least 6-8 years of experience working in the Finance industry
  • Experience and competency with data development tools like SQL Server, Snowflake, and Azure data services like SQL Database or SQL Data Warehouse
  • Proficient in data design methodologies for relational, columnar, analytical, semi-structured and unstructured data
  • Experience in working on integration tools like SSIS, Azure integration services and/or Talend
  • Expertise in performance tuning databases and queries, using query plans to tune queries, indexing, partitions etc.
  • Exposure to BI & Reporting tools like Tableau and SSRS
  • Ability to work in an open collaborative and highly charged environment.
  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced, Agile team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship’s
  • Confident communicator
  • Enthusiasm for learning & results oriented
  • Strong desire to contribute and build a business – not just solve novel problems.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of clients and technologists to develop and implement technology in support of a dynamically growing Private Equity platform

Required Education:

  • Strong academic record and a BA/BS degree with high mathematical and computing content (e.g. Computer Science or Engineering)

An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the services/ products they deliver. An individual with a passion for data engineering, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class services.

About the Client:

The firm is a leading global growth equity firm with $35B in Assets Under Management (AUM), providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. The firm combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon, and a deep understanding of growth drivers to partner with great management and build exceptional businesses worldwide.

The talent and dedication of their people is critical to their success. They offer an opportunity for developing one’s professional career while working with individuals trained in a variety of disciplines in a collegial and dynamic environment. They offer a broad range of competitive benefits on a global basis.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment management firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works side-by-side with the firm’s senior management in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients

Posted On: Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: – 212-792-0099 – 

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