Data Engineer Intern - Summer 2019

Balyasny Asset Management Austin , TX 78719

Posted 1 month ago

The Job Details are as follows:


Are you an intelligent and motivated individual? Are you passionate about data and creating innovative solutions for multifaceted problems? We are looking for creative and enthusiastic students to join our team as Data Engineer interns in our Austin office this summer. In your role, you will:

  • Leverage Python and SQL skills to develop ongoing data ingestion processes

  • Maintain new and legacy codebases, housed on Github

  • Develop code to test data quality and alert when things aren't as expected

  • Diffuse time-sensitive problems, debugging Python and SQL code

  • Work intimately with dozens of datasets, ranging from dozens of records to dozens of billions of records

  • Design, build, and administer our Data Acquisition Platform to ensure smooth day-to-day operation over hundreds of data sets

  • Work directly with Product and Portfolio Managers to understand our customers' data needs and provide end-to-end data solutions that address requirements

  • Investigate data issues, working with data providers to ensure seamless interconnection between different data sets

  • Full lifecycle development including requirement, architecture, implementation, testing, and release

  • Work comfortably in a cloud-first infrastructure model

  • Where applicable, leverage serverless and containerized workloads to reduce infrastructure administration needs, time to market, and overall cost of ownership/support


  • Pursuing Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science or a related field

  • Strong analytical, data and programming skills (Python/SQL)

  • Previous projects in data engineering, visualization, and/or web programming

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, most importantly, must be a team player

  • Energetic, technical, and equipped with the skills and knowledge to drive results

  • Passion for coding and ability to accurately communicate what you've worked on technically in school and/or previous internships

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