Senior Data Engineer (Houston Office) - Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group, LLC - Houston, TX

Senior Data Engineer

Houston Office - Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Senior Data Engineer at a Global Investment Bank based in their Houston Office.

As a talented Senior Data Engineer, you will be part of an agile, global Data Analytics and Reporting team. You’ll be working closely with business and technology professionals to unlock the full potential of their data. In this role, you will design, implement, and support data and analytics solutions using a broad range of technologies including Hadoop, Spark, AWS and various NoSQL databases.

An exciting opportunity to think outside of the box, problem solve and grasp abstract concepts and complex situations. You will be highly motivated and comfortable working within a dynamic, fast paced, enterprise agile environment.

You will join an experienced team, working independently and collaboratively within a global matrixed organization to deliver results whilst showing the tenacity, agility, and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment.

This fast growing and dynamic investment organization is experiencing exceptional growth and is looking for exceptional people to power its next phase of growth. The Senior Data Engineer will be a significant contributor in enabling their vision and helping the organization to grow and improve their business.

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • In-depth knowledge of big data technologies best practice and a desire to work in a DevOps environment.
  • Highly proficient in Hadoop and related technologies including HDFS, Spark, Impala and Hive
  • Highly proficient in Java, Scala and/or Python
  • Proficient in AWS including S3, Redshift, EKS, IAM and EC2
  • Experienced with Linux, data modelling, CI/CD
  • Familiar with AWS including S3, IAM and EC2

Required Education:

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

An individual with a passion for Data Technologies, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class software.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking 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 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: 

The firm is a major Global Investment Bank with expertise in banking, they operate in over 50 countries and employ over 18,000 people worldwide. They’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management. They provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing, and risk management needs.

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, May 9, 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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