Data Engineer - Platform Team

New York

At Clear Street, we are disrupting the institutional brokerage and clearing market by modernizing archaic industry segments with brand new technology. We’re changing the way institutional investors interact with the markets; offering an alternative to working with big banks. Our cloud-based API technology will empower clients to clear, settle, and finance trading activity while accessing real-time risk and position information. Our platform is built on an incredibly modern tech-stack, by pragmatic engineers focused on building intuitive and frictionless user experiences. Our tech-infused suite of customer experience-oriented prime service offerings will increase our clients’ efficiency and provide real-time insights they’ve never previously experienced.  

As a Data Engineer on our Platform Team, you will play an integral role in the design and execution of our reference data product. You build on your understanding of financial operations, including equity instrument lifecycle, options trading, and security identifiers, to design comprehensive and scalable solutions. You will call on your coding abilities to tackle challenges of efficiency and ensure clean data. You will partner with others across the organization to understand complex data-related issues and seek effective compromises. As a voice of experience in the team, you will help mentor teammates, evolve our technical standards and best practices, and further our culture of system designs.


Data Engineer - Platform Team Characteristics:

  • You have 5+ years of experience designing and architecting systems that deliver solutions to complex data problems.
  • You have experience working with Reference Data at a trading or clearing firm.
  • You are a data modeling pro; you understand how to create unified definitions of types from different source data representations. 
  • You have a strong understanding of slowly-changing-dimensions and bitemporality. 
  • You communicate technical ideas with ease and always look to collaborate to deliver high quality products.
  • Your experience will help you mentor team members, define our engineering standards, and drive a system design approach to building new services.
  • You’ve been exposed to vendor feeds in flat-file and API formats, particularly XML, JSON, and/or Bloomberg.

Platform Team Stack: Python, Go, Postgres, Kafka, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes


We offer:

  • The opportunity to join a small and growing team of good people, where you can make a difference
  • A new, high-quality code base with little technical debt and room to build new services and features
  • An environment that embraces the utility of a DevOps oriented culture and combines it with a focus on CI/CD methodology
  • A meritocratic philosophy that champions collaboration Competitive compensation, benefits, and perks