Senior Associate, Data Analytics Engineering

What You'll Do

This role will support the expansion of OCC’s analytics capabilities by making internal application data accessible, usable, and visible throughout the organization while also informing the needs and prioritization of data to be ingested into and curated within our centralized data hub infrastructure. Through regular interface with stakeholders and OCC’s corporate application data, this role will lead end-to-end development of highly visible end-user facing solutions and/or consultation of stakeholders on leveraging data to self-service their own solutions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.

  • Lead the end-to-end development of end-user facing analytics solutions, including intake of requests, definition of stakeholder objectives, sourcing and wrangling of required data, full development of and delivery into production of appropriate solutions, and support or transition of future maintenance.

  • Create documentation and testing to ensure developed data solutions are accurate and easily understood by others

  • Discover and share best practices on data and analytics development with members of the team and analysts throughout the organization

  • Invest in continued learning on data and analytics best practices and evaluate application to OCC’s analytics solutions/infrastructure

  • Assist analysts across the organization with general analytics questions/challenges, as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:



The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

  • [Required] Ability to collaborate with stakeholders to craft or advise on solutions that achieve business objectives while also aligning development with internal delivery and security standards

  • [Required] Ability to communicate technical concepts with audiences of varying levels of technical background and synthesize non-technical requests into technical output

  • [Required] High attention to detail and ability to think structurally about a solution

  • [Required] Ability to navigate constraints and resolve most issues independently

  • [Required] Ability to learn new business domains and relevant technology to enrich our team culture and practices

  • [Preferred] Experience working within an agile environment

  • [Preferred] Experience using Jira/Confluence

  • [Preferred] Familiarity with the OKR goal-setting framework

Technical Skills:

  • [Required] Proficient in functional programming (e.g., Python and/or R) to write and deploy testable scripts to extract, integrate, and wrangle data

  • [Required] Experience with a data visualization/reporting tool (e.g., Tableau)

  • [Required] Ability to write analytical SQL (e.g., JOIN, WHERE, UNION, CASE, subquery/CTEs) against relational databases

  • [Preferred] Experience working with REST APIs for data extraction (e.g., Basic Auth, Oauth, HTTPS, pagination, parsing JSON)

  • [Preferred] Experience with a source code versioning tool (e.g., Git/Github)

  • [Preferred] Experience setting up environments, configuration files, and application code with Linux shell (Bash)

  • [Preferred] Exposure to data orchestration tools (e.g., Airflow) or schedulers (e.g., cron or task scheduler)

  • [Preferred] Understanding of applied statistics and hands-on experience applying these concepts

Education and/or Experience:

  • [Required] Bachelor's degree in quantitative/analytical discipline (or equivalent professional training or work experience)

  • [Preferred] Master's degree in quantitative/analytical discipline

Certificates or Licenses:

None required

Who We Are

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.

What We Offer

A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:

A hybrid work environment, up to 2 days per week of remote work

Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education

Student Loan Repayment Assistance

Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely

Generous PTO and Parental leave

Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision

Step 1
When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.  

Step 2
You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3
If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location. 

For more information about OCC, please click here.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply About OCC
  • REQ-3195
  • Chicago - 125 S Franklin
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: Mar. 09, 2023

How to Apply

Step 1 - When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.

Step 2 - You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3 - If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Numerous studies have shown that people from groups that are traditionally under-represented in financial services apply to jobs only if they believe they meet 100% of the requirements. We want to break down this mindset to further diversify our workforce.

We encourage you to review our open positions and apply if you think your experience may be a match, even if you do not meet all of the qualifications. Your perspective may be an element we need to continue building innovative solutions to support the markets and market participants we serve.

OCC is a globally recognized entity that clears a multitude of diverse and sophisticated products. We want to reflect this in the diversity of our workforce.

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