Lead Data Engineer

Chatham Financial

Kennett Square, PA Hybrid Jun 20
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We don’t simply hire employees. We invest in them. When you work at Chatham, we empower you — offering professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career, no matter if you've been here for five months or 15 years. Chatham has worked hard to create a distinct work environment that values people, teamwork, integrity, and client service. You will have immediate opportunities to partner with talented subject matter experts, work on complex projects, and contribute to the value Chatham delivers every day.

As the Team Lead, Data Engineering, you will be leading Chatham’s data platform evolution. You will create strategies and lead the creation of Data Lake and Data Warehouse platforms along with the ETL processes that feed these new systems. You will lead implementation and oversee a team that will enable Chatham to create new insights for our customers as their data volumes continue to grow. This role will partner with our engineering leads and solutions architects to enable the creation of new analytical processing and customer dashboard and will partner with our Head of Data Governance to ensure that our solutions always consider the sanctity of customer data. We pride ourselves on exciting our clients with our SaaS based products built for: corporations, global real estate firms, financial Institutions, and private equity advisors.  We are a global team that thrives on collaboration, fostering relationships, and providing our employees with equal opportunities for growth and professional advancements.

In this role you will:

  • Lead the design, architecture, and implementation of ETL processes, ensuring the efficient extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide array of sources into our data systems.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of a scalable Data Lake and Data Warehouse architecture to support enterprise-wide analytics and business intelligence solutions.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand data needs and deliver systems that facilitate data-driven decision-making.
  • Lead the implementation of data governance and quality standards to ensure accuracy, completeness, and security of data.
  • Manage and mentor a team of data engineers, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and advancements in data technology; evaluate and recommend new tools and technologies to enhance the data infrastructure.
  • Ensure the reliability and performance of data systems through robust testing, monitoring, and maintenance procedures.
  • Develop and manage the data engineering budget, ensuring efficient use of resources and alignment with organizational goals.

Your impact:

  • Your work will contribute to the growth of the Chatham Direct product and will facilitate the creation of new data-driven insights and actions for our customers.
  • You will help implement improved data governance controls to minimize risk for Chatham and our customers
  • You will help Chatham grow new technology leaders through your leadership and guidance

Contributors to your success:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, Data Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in data engineering, including hands-on experience with ETL processes, data modeling, and data warehousing.
  • Strong proficiency in SQL, experience with relational databases, and NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with cloud data services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and understanding of different data storage solutions.
  • Experience with Data Warehousing tools like Snowflake, Redshift, BigQuery, or Databricks.
  • Familiarity with data integration tools like FiveTran, Talend, Informatica
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage a technical team, including hiring, training, and performance management.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven track record of working effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of data security practices, data governance, and compliance
  • Familiarity with tools such as Collibra, Alation, or Informatica Axon for robust data governance and compliance.
  • Experience with data quality tools such as Great Expectations or dbt.
  • Experience in deploying machine learning models in production environments.

About Chatham Financial:

Chatham Financial delivers financial risk management advisory and technology solutions to organizations across industries and around the world by helping companies maximize value in the capital markets. At Chatham, we help businesses improve their bottom lines. But that’s not the only place we’re committed to making an impact. We look beyond our clients, too — enhancing the markets where we work, supporting the clients we partner with, helping our employees thrive, and giving back to the world at large. And when you join Chatham, you’re an integral part of this equation, enabling us to live this purpose-driven philosophy every day.

Chatham Financial is an equal opportunity employer.

Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Company Equity
  • Financial Planning Services
  • Access to Coaching (Health, Professional, Life)
  • Community Service Programs
  • Hybrid Work Options
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Accessible Building
  • Accessible Devices
  • Accessible Work Environment
  • Job Modification
  • Service Animal/Emotional Support Animal
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Lunch Provided
  • On Site Gym/Fitness
  • Snacks Provided
  • Special Discounts
Parental Benefits
  • Childcare Assistance Programs
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Nursing Room
  • Parental Leave
  • Commitment to Work/Life Harmony
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO
Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • FSA
  • Gym Reimbursement/Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • HSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Onsite Gym
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vision Insurance
Professional Development
  • Employee Recognition Programs
Chatham Financial is the largest independent financial risk management advisory and technology firm. A leader in debt and derivative solutions, Chatham provides clients with access to in-depth knowledge, innovative tools and an incomparable team of over 700 employees to help mitigate risks associated with interest rate, foreign currency and commodity exposures. Founded in 1991, Chatham serves more than 3,500 companies across a wide range of industries — handling over $1 trillion in transaction volume annually and helping businesses maximize their value in the capital markets, every day. Chatham was founded on the belief that our clients deserve nothing less than integrity, transparency and accountability. This belief continues to guide everything we do. We don’t simply hire employees. We invest in them. Here, you’ll find opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, whether it’s your first month with Chatham or your 15th year. We seek and celebrate employees with broad backgrounds and different perspectives. We prioritize the emotional, physical and financial well-being of all our employees. Our people are approachable and accessible at all levels, in every role. And we partner with our clients while improving the communities and markets we work in. Respect, collaboration, problem-solving and long-term relationships define our culture. It’s these principles that continually shape the way we work with our clients, our people and our communities. • Be a part of the team.

We prioritize collaboration and strive to work as partners with each other and our clients.

• Feel valued and respected.

Everyone is encouraged to speak up and contribute ideas and perspectives, regardless of background or tenure.

• Build relationships that last.

Many of our people build long-term careers with us, finding fulfilling new challenges and opportunities. And many of our client relationships have endured since our founding over 30 years ago.

• Solve complex problems.

To us, the status quo is never good enough. We’re always curious to explore new ideas and approaches, and eager to find new and better ways to add value.

• Make an impact.

We know that the work we do is vitally important to our clients, to their clients and to the world we all share. It’s why we work hard to make a positive contribution in everything we do.

• Broad backgrounds.

A better team. We believe that knowledge is power. And building a more knowledgeable, powerful business starts by bringing together team members with broad backgrounds and different perspectives. So whether you’re an economics major or a liberal arts graduate. Whether you’re an accountant or a lawyer. Whether you’re reviewing the numbers or crunching code. No matter where you come from, at Chatham, we welcome your experience.

• Ongoing ingenuity.

From our market-leading SaaS platform to our dynamic sector-specific advisory, we answer each of our clients’ issues with ongoing ingenuity and fresh ideas. When you join our team, you’ll be at the forefront of this innovation — constantly working on diverse projects and thinking up new ways to problem-solve.

• Diverse Talent.

We are a diverse group of Software Engineers, Testers, DevOps Engineers, Security Engineers, UX Designers, Quants and DBAs at varying levels of expertise. We pride ourselves on exciting our clients with our SaaS based products built for: corporations, global real estate firms, financial Institutions and private equity advisors. We are a global team that thrives on collaboration, fostering relationships and providing our employees with opportunities for growth and professional development.

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