DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 1000 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.
As a Data Operations Specialist on our Research Data Management team, you will play an integral role in all operational aspects of onboarding, managing and maintaining various datasets used by traders and quantitative researchers to analyze financial markets, determine trading opportunities, and establish trading strategies.
What you will do in this role
Help verify, clean, and ensure the data is accurate and consistent across systems used for research and analysis by the various trading teams globally.
Work closely with traders, researchers and engineers to improve data quality and coverage
Resolve data exceptions
Collect metrics and analyze datasets for completeness, validity, integrity and relevancy
Perform preliminary root cause analysis and make recommendations for modifications in data pipelines to increase data quality
What you will need in this role
Experience in working with datasets of any shape or form (timeseries, reference data, fundamental data, etc.)
Knowledge in data related concepts (metadata, descriptive metrics, attributes, properties, etc.)
Strong problem-solving skills
Experience with databases and query construction with SQL