Data Engineer (Philadelphia) Global Asset Manager

J Harlan Group, LLC - Philadelphia, PA

Data Engineer

Global Asset Manager – Philadelphia

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Data Engineer to join a global technology team that supports the investment platform of a Global Asset Manager in Philadelphia.

A great opportunity for a strong Data Engineer with a desire to work within the investment environment for a global asset manager and enjoy seeing, firsthand, how their efforts contribute to the business.

This hands-on strategic position provides the opportunity to deliver data solutions and will enable the engineer to contribute significantly to the success of the business globally. As a Data Engineer working alongside a diverse multi-talented team in a fast-paced agile environment you will be responsible for expanding and optimizing their data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection from cross functional teams.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Support the firm’s Global Salesforce capability and work closely with software developers, database architects, data analysts on data initiatives and will ensure that data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects.
  • Uplift a new global Salesforce platform by supplying efficient data requirements, ensuring compliance to internal and external policies and standards, supporting feature team development, and providing innovative solutions to business needs.
  • Cloud Subject Matter Expertise providing a strong understanding and practical application of the most appropriate AWS tooling to utilize and support data movement.
  • Contribute to on-going development by collaborating with stakeholders of all levels.
  • Designing clean, efficient, robust and reliable solutions that deliver on requirements

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • Hands-on Programming experience in Python in a Cloud Environment (AWS Experience Preferred)
  • Strong understanding of data modelling and data architecture principles
  • Hands on experience authoring and configuring AWS data pipelines and building microservices and components for efficient data delivery across systems
  • Practical familiarity with microservices architecture concepts, including API gateways, security, scaling and resiliency, and operational monitoring
  • Experience working in a fast-paced agile delivery environment and managing work via JIRA or a similar tracking tool
  • Ability to manage user expectations and complete work requests within the stated or expected deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Required Education:

  • Strong academic record and a BA/BS degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related educational background

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join a global asset management firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The firm needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are strong developers, problem solvers, analytical, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works 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

About the Client:

Our Client is the global investment management arm of a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services operating in more than 70 locations in more than 27 countries. They manage more than $263 billion across 24 independent global investment teams. Their global network of specialist asset management teams strives to deliver superior, sustainable risk-adjusted returns by employing their extensive experience, strong investment convictions, and commitment to in- depth research.

They offer investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes including fixed income, currencies, equities, infrastructure securities, hedge funds, and multi-asset allocation solutions. With their strong asset management expertise and strong investment convictions they are dedicated to providing their clients with investment excellence.

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: Friday, March 10, 2023

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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