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Technical Lead - Data & Analytics

Requisition ID:  46292
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Data & Analytics

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  Jun 2, 2024

Technical Lead – Data & Analytics


CreditSights is seeking a Technical Lead – Data & Analytics development who will be responsible for building and expanding CreditSights Data engineering and analytical needs.


This role will be responsible to conceptualize, design and develop serverless architecture driven data-pipelines, highly scalable API, high-performance analytics capability to suffice critical product and platform needs.


The ideal candidate should be experienced in building and implementation of data intensive derived content in the Fixed Income and Equity Domain and knowledge of market and fundamental data. The position demands an innovative, full-stack hands-on technology leader who will help conceptualize and innovate ideas to support our next generation of products and data initiatives.


What We Offer:

  • Exceptional opportunity for growth for a rapidly growing platform and capabilities build to cater customers globally with specialized qualitative and quantitative contents.
  • Opportunity to build high performance global teams.
  • Exposure to latest cloud-native technology to build for scale in all facets of a platform.


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Partner with business stake holders to identify, innovate, design, and implement capabilities in core platform and data with high level of automation for greater scalability using message, event and API driven architectures.
  • Develop projects since inception and build complex data-pipelines, highly scalable API’s with core data infrastructure.
  • Design and assemble complex data sets that meet functional /non-functional business requirements.
  • Develop highly interactive UI/UX systems using latest UI frameworks, persistent and in-memory cache that integrates with our core data infrastructure.
  • Build highly optimized and high-performance systems since inception.
  • Build cloud native containerized infrastructure to scale platform on-demand.
  • Build systems that deals with high volume and complex financial data.
  • Build a support structure and respond to and resolve to production issues for operational rigor.
  • Act as a coach /mentor to share knowledge and enable team members to succeed in a rapidly evolving technology and application platform.


What You Need to Have:

  • A bachelor’s degree and 6 or more years of practical experience as a product and platform developer for large financial services platform
  • A minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in software development in JS Frameworks (React a must) , Python, SQL, Core Java and/or C#, Restful API’s, RDBMS and/or NoSQL is a must
  • Required technical skills: Python, SQL (PostgreSQL preferred), NoSQL (Elastic and or any document database preferred), Messaging system (SQS/Kafka), Restful API (Fast API/Flask preferred), Container technology like docker or AWS Elastic container servic
  • Experienced working in Cloud environment (AWS preferred) for development and production.
  • Strong understanding of system architecture, object-oriented design, functional constructs, and distributed architectures
  • Experience with software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies (Agile preferred)
  • Proficiency in the development environment, including IDE, source control system, unit-testing tool and defect management tool using automated build and deployment (CI/CD)
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.



What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Knowledge of building Portfolio based analytical system; market Data & entity data is an added advantage.


Why Fitch?


At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.


We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.


Fitch Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.


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CreditSights, Covenant Review and LevFin Insights are becoming one, bringing together best in class research, covenant analysis and news on a new platform, with a unified interface and login. Now more than ever before, we give our clients the ability to KNOW MORE, RISK BETTER.


CreditSights was founded over 20 years ago with the goal of producing insightful, impartial research that would allow our clients to make prudent, profitable investment decisions in the global credit markets. CreditSights is a Fitch Solutions Company.


Our global institutional client base includes banks, investment advisors, mutual funds, pension managers, insurance companies, hedge funds, private equity investors and corporations. The independent research we provide is a leading voice in global credit markets, with our experts contributing to market news in Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Financial Times, Business Insider, Barron’s and many more.”



FOR NEW YORK ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $170,000/per annum and $190,000/per annum. Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch. 



***This is a hybrid role, with 2 days onsite and 3 days remote.








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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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