Senior Java Engineer (Data) - FinTech

  • Location

    New York City

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering, Product

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to $190k base + Strong Bonus + Equity

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

  • Contact email:


  • Duration:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is a $40m+ raised Series B data platform. They have created a unique and scalable technology that enables us to broaden the spectrum of datasets used to measure and model markets around the world.

I'm looking for a Senior data-focused Engineer, skilled in enterprise financial services.

What You'll Do:

  • Build elegant solutions that scale
  • You bring deep experience in the architecture and development of quality backend production systems, specifically in Java
  • You love working on high-performing teams, collaborating with team members, and improving our ability to deliver delightful experiences to our clients
  • You are excited by the opportunity to solve challenging technical problems, and you find learning about data fascinating
  • You possess a strong desire to work for a small, fast-paced startup which is growing rapidly
  • You’re excited by the challenge of extracting order out of the chaos of messy and highly inconsistent financial datasets

What You'll Bring:

  • 6+ years' professional experience in a production environment
  • Expertise in core Java (Python experience is an advantage)
  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages
  • Experience with data pipeline development, ETL and/or other big data processes
  • Experience working in a cloud-based environment - AWS/GCP
  • Experience working independently, or with minimal guidance
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to exercise judgment to make sound decisions Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a sense of humor
  • BS degree or higher in a technical discipline


  • Experience with popular big data / distributed computing frameworks, eg. Spark, Hive, Kafka, Map Reduce, Flink
  • Familiarity with container-orchestration technologies, eg. Kubernetes, YARN
  • RDBMS SQL and NoSQL, structured and unstructured data, BigQuery

On Offer:

  • Salary to $190k base
  • Strong bonus structure
  • Equity
  • Excellent benefits
Visa transfers are available for strong candidates - Fully on-site role in Manhattan, no remote