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Asset Management - 55ip - Database Engineer - Vice President

Working at 55ip means standing at the intersection of finance and technology-and at the cutting-edge of wealth management. We've been making rapid progress on our mission: to break down barriers to financial progress for financial advisors and their clients. Our Boston- and Mumbai-based team has built and brought to market a tax-smart investment strategy engine delivering an intuitive experience and intelligent automation. Driven by strategic partnerships with world-class asset management firms, such as BlackRock and J.P. Morgan, we've experienced breakthrough growth over the last year. Today, over 110 financial advisor firms with $28 billion in assets (and counting) are using 55ip.

If we look a little different, it's because we are. We're entrepreneurs, product pros, investment scientists, and customer advocates who aim to deliver an exceptional experience-and have fun doing it. Like lots of companies, we've got a deep bench of smart, talented, creative people, but our superpower is something else: hustle. That extra push when others would quit, that new approach nobody else has tried, that ability to be thrive at 30,000 feet or dig into the details-and to do it all with humility, empathy, and respect. As we enter an exciting new chapter as a separately-branded subsidiary of J.P. Morgan, we're looking for top talent-with hustle-to join us on our path to becoming an industry standard.

**Big Data/Database Engineer**

55ip's Head of Quantitative Research & Development is looking for a results-oriented database engineer to design, develop, optimize, and oversee its research data platform. The ideal candidate has a background in designing and implementing effective large-scale data solutions. The candidate will be motivated, a problem solver, a team player, and an effective engineer, looking to make a significant impact.

**Responsibilities**

• Build high-performance cloud-based data solutions to support research capabilities: back testing, simulations, machine learning, and other advanced analytics & algorithms.

• Implement, schedule, and oversee ETL & monitoring processes.

• Examine execution plans and performance tune queries.

• Collaborate with technical teams.

• Oversee the loading of data from vendor and internal databases.

• Monitor the system performance by performing regular tests, troubleshooting, and integrating new features.

• Recommend solutions to improve new and existing database systems.

• Offer support by responding to system problems in a timely manner.

**Requirements**

• Bachelor's degree in information systems, information technology, computer science, or similar.

• Extensive experience with database technologies, architecture, examining execution plans and tunning query performance.

• In-depth knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL).

• Database design/modeling experience.

• Extensive experience implementing and monitoring ETL processes.

• Knowledge of Linux scripting languages and Python.

• Experience working with investment data.

• Knowledge of Jenkins and scheduling systems.

• Knowledge of AWS and Linux.

• Previous experience implementing Big Data solutions.

• Knowledge of Hadoop, Spark, and similar frameworks.

• Knowledge of NoSQL and RDBMS databases including Redis and MongoDB.

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

• Excellent collaboration and communication skills.

**About 55ip**

55ip is a financial technology company whose purpose is to break down barriers to financial progress. Wealth management enterprises and financial advisors use 55ip's tax-smart investment strategy engine to dramatically improve their efficiency and effectiveness. 55ip's intuitive experience and intelligent automation elevate portfolio design and delivery, helping advisors save time and drive better outcomes for their clients. At the heart of the experience is 55ip's ActiveTax® Technology, which includes tax-smart transitions, management, and withdrawals. 55ip is becoming the industry standard by connecting to platforms where advisors manage their client accounts, enhancing workflow and reducing the need to move the assets. More information is available at https://55-ip.com/JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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