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Company Overview

Quandl is transforming how business decisions are made.

Data is the most important resource of the 21st century, and Quandl is at the heart of the emerging data economy. Over the last 5 years, we’ve built the world’s largest and most successful data marketplace: a platform where over 400,000 professionals buy, sell, create and consume data. Quandl today is used by everybody from academics to AIs; from two-person fintech startups to billion-dollar hedge funds.

Job Summary

We are looking to hire a Data Engineer Co-op for a minimum of 8 months who will work with our team of Data Scientists and Engineers to create software tools to enhance our analytical capabilities.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented soon-to-be graduate to join a highly qualified and experienced team, help solve difficult but valuable problems, and acquire a wide variety of skills across multiple domains.


In this role, you will:

Enhance and automate our existing big data pipeline

Create new analytical tools powered by the latest advancements in Machine Learning

Gain substantial breadth of experience in analyzing disparate data sources and in doing so, expand your knowledge of finance and investments

Apply best practices in software development to ensure all solutions are well documented, efficient, and massively scalable

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have:

Advanced knowledge and experience in Python or R

Basic knowledge and experience in big data and cloud computing technology: Spark, AWS, Amazon EC2, DataBricks, Redshift

Basic knowledge of financial markets and an interest in finance and economics

Entrepreneurial and enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced startup environment

Excellent time management, analytical, and organization skills

Great verbal and written communication skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools

Currently enrolled as a third- or fourth-year post-secondary student at a Canadian institution in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent program

Our Company Culture

Quandl was acquired by Nasdaq Inc. in Dec 2018. Post-acquisition, we continue to operate independently out of our 50+ person office in central Toronto, on our mission to build the world’s leading marketplace for financial, economic and alternative data.

Our small-company environment means that we are small enough for you to make a difference; at the same time, Nasdaq’s support and scale makes us big enough for your work to have a meaningful impact for our customers and the industry.

Benefits and Perks

We offer:

A competitive salary and incentives

Interesting and meaningful problems to work on

Colleagues who are smart, motivated, talented and a pleasure to work with

Health benefits for yourself and your family

Your choice of hardware, software and work setup

Flexible office hours and generous vacation policy

WFH or in a beautiful, centrally located office filled with sunlight and perks


625 Church St, Suite 400, Toronto, ON, M4Y 2G1, Canada

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