Guggenheim Services, LLC

Senior Data Engineer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-NY-New York
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/11/2022 10:23 AM)
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Position Summary

Guggenheim Partners is seeking an exceptional Senior Data Engineer to join its Information Technology (IT) Applications team. This person will join a highly collaborative team responsible for designing, developing, modifying, adapting, and implementing short- and long-term solutions to information technology (IT) needs through new and existing data applications, systems architecture, network systems and data architecture. In addition, this group reviews system requirements and business processes data and codes, tests, debugs, and implements data pipeline and ELT/ETL solutions. This individual will work on the formation of information systems by developing, supporting, and maintaining software. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate and take ownership of tasks assigned.



Essential Job Functions

  • Support the development of applications, which provide essential solutions for clients; may include debugging current systems and/or enhancements
  • Take ownership of tasks as assigned to ensure successful implementation; get support from experienced Software / Data Engineers as needed
  • Work with business representatives and senior engineers to understand business requirements and the reasons for them
  • Develop detailed specs for enhancements that are clearly aligned to system requirements as defined by business representatives and can be easily interpreted by the business representatives and other engineers
  • Write code according to specs and maintain continuous integrations and processes
  • May maintain databases used for development and testing, depending on the area and technical specialty
  • Work with business representatives to understand outcomes of testing phase; identify solutions to resolve basic issues; engage senior Software Engineers as needed
  • Support business representatives and other Software Engineers as needed with implementation and release activities as needed to ensure a successful delivery
  • Monitor system-wide tests to continually improve products, services, and processes
  • Monitor the implementation of system improvements and documents results
  • Apply technical expertise and work independently within scope, receiving moderate guidance and direction from work team and/or manager on large, new tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have experience in two or more of the following: Azure, Python, Spark, Synapse, C#, SQL server, advanced T-SQL skills, dimensional (star) data modelling, DataVault, database engineering and performance tuning
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry
  • Team player attitude, good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and superior problem-solving ability
  • Demonstrate sound logic and judgment
  • Creative and Innovative problem solving
  • Willing to learn new skills and acquire knowledge, both business and technical

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or Analytics
  • 4 - 10 years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience in Financial Services preferred

Salary Details

Annual base salary between $130,000 and $160,000.

The base salary range represents the low and high end of the anticipated base salary range for this position. Actual base salaries may vary depending on factors such as location and experience. The range listed reflects base salary only, and the total compensation package may include other components such as incentive compensation.

About Us

Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with three primary businesses: investment management, investment banking, and insurance services. We have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions, with professionals based in offices around the world. Our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity. You can learn more about our expertise and values by visiting and following us on Twitter at


To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards, and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran


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