Cloud Big Data Specialist

Information Systems & Technology Charlotte, North Carolina


Cloud Big Data Specialist

Charlotte, United States


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

Proprietary software solutions and innovation are at the core of what differentiates Citco in the alternative investment space. Through our network of global development centres, Citco invests heavily in technology development, security, and infrastructure to ensure our clients continue to receive award-winning products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

As a core member of our Hedge Fund Accounting IT team you will work with dedicated professionals to ensure our clients maintain access to their critical information assets while keeping Citco ahead of industry trends.

HFAIT department manages the core accounting platform (Æxeo®) and data warehouse within Citco. The platform is used by clients globally and is the first true straight-through, proprietary front-to-back solution for hedge funds that uses a single database for all activities including order capture, position and P&L reporting and accounting.

Leveraging your previous big data experience and expertise, you will lead the team in the delivery of a modern data lake on AWS.  You will be working in a cross-functional team, using agile methodologies to build cloud native applications for the financial services industry.  We are looking for a strong technologist who is passionate about technology, delivery and data.

Position reports to the Development Lead under the Hedge Fund Accounting IT (HFAIT) department.

Your Role:

  • You will design, deliver and run an AWS based data lake solution.
  • Manage AWS resources in a safe and cost-effective manner
  • Design and develop automated tests to ensure solution quality, security, reliability and performance
  • Consistent research on new technology and strategies in the big data space
  • Mentor other data lake team members
  • Work closely with the product team to meet objectives


About You:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Proven track record on delivery big data solutions, preferably a data lake
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with Big Data ETL development, Spark preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Python
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with SQL, multiple RDBMS
  • Minimum 1 year hands on experience in AWS – S3, Lambda, EMR, Glue, SQS, Dynamo
  • Experience with streaming technologies for Change Data Capture (CDC) from OLTP systems – Kinesis, Debezium, Kafka.
  • Experience with data replication technologies DMS, HVR or Golden Gate
  • Experience with data governance tools in relation to data catalogue, lineage, MDM, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Big Data administration
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with data related performance, benchmarking analysis
  • Working knowledge and demonstrable experience with information security
  • Experience in driving technical design and implementation for data platforms on AWS
  • AWS Certification
  • Knowledge of financial industry will be preferred
  • Some travel may be required

Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

 We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.