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Company Description

MarketAxess is a FinTech company and component of the S&P 500. We are a leading provider of global fixed income trading platforms, data, and post-trade solutions.

The fixed-income markets represent an enormous global marketplace, where only a fraction of average daily trade volume occurs electronically. Believe it or not, most fixed-income trades are still executed via phone or blotter, providing us with a significant opportunity for disruption and future growth.

We believe this market is ripe for disruption and have created a proprietary electronic platform that connects the world’s most influential financial institutions to the world’s largest capital market. Since 2015, MarketAxess has grown from roughly 300 employees to approximately 700 with offices across seven countries and annual revenue has more than doubled. We’re excited about the growth opportunities ahead and have built a fast-paced, collaborative, environment where all employees are empowered to make a material impact. We hope you’ll come join us!

Job Description

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic data engineer to join the MarketAxess development team working in a fast-paced environment. This person will be part of the team working on company’s architectural modernization effort, building data platform for analytical processing, as well as transaction processing. We are seeking skilled technologists who have strong technical skills as well as the leadership characteristics required to guide others from a technical perspective. This position will require that the candidate work together not only with other technologists but also with business colleagues.


What You'll Do

  • Design, build, and scale infrastructure in AWS and analytics applications using big data and machine learning technologies in AWS
  • Participate in setting the standards for cloud based initiatives
  • Present technical designs of work performed to the various groups (including Development, QA, BA and the business)

What You Bring to the Table

  • 2+ years of working experience on AWS big data products, such as EMR/Spark
  • Have experience working with terabytes of data and must understand the challenges of transforming and enriching large datasets
  • Experience with tools to measure data ingestion quality
  • Experience with tools in AWS to monitor and support cloud based solutions, such as Datadog
  • Excellent programming skills, such Java and Python
  • Experience in infrastructure as code technologies, such as Terraform, Helm Charts and CloudFormation
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational and problem resolution skills
  • The profile of a team-player who forms strong relationships with colleagues and has good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deal with changing priorities
  • Design, build, and scale infrastructure in AWS and analytics applications using big data and machine learning technologies in AWS

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Agile development
  • Expert in Docker and Kubernetes in AWS
  • Web development using HTML5, JavaScript

Additional Information

What’s In It For You?

In addition to working on cutting edge technology and in our culture of innovation, collaboration, and openness, we offer:

  • Hybrid Environment: Flexibility matters! Our employees enjoy a mix of working in the office and from home
  • Employer Provided Food: Free lunch is delivered for all employees when in the office. Offices are always stocked with free snacks and drinks.
  • Paid time off: competitive PTO package including vacation days, sick leave, charity leave and parental leave
  • 401(k): Dollar-for-dollar employer match up to $10K
  • Health Insurance: Highly competitive medical, dental, and vision programs
  • Wellness Stipend: Up to $1K annually towards gym memberships, home office equipment and more
  • Onsite Healthcare: Convenient access to world-class care through Mount Sinai at our Hudson Yards location
  • Tuition Assistance and Professional Training: We want to empower your continued growth and development. On-demand learning, boot camps, and opportunities to attend conferences are available to all employees.

Our employees’ health and wellbeing is a top priority for us. As a result, MarketAxess requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work onsite in our New York office. Proof of vaccination will be required to enter the premises. We will provide reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g. for medical, religious, or state law recognized reasons).

MarketAxess Corporation and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal and state law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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