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Data Engineer

Location: Boston, MA



The Brattle Group is seeking a motivated and flexible individual for a full-time Data Engineer in our Boston, MA office. This position will work with the Data Engineering team and alongside consulting teams to create and maintain internal tools that support the analyses we perform on behalf of our clients. Responsibilities will range from maintaining long-term internal applications to creating reproducible scripts to clean, process, and analyze data. Projects are wide-ranging with numerous opportunities for professional development, innovation, and growth. 


Some of the day-to-day responsibilities of this role include:

  • Develop processes and pipelines for cleaning, validating, and uploading data to Excel-readable formats or SQL server in collaboration with IT and project teams
  • Write reproducible scripts (Python preferred) that will classify, clean, and visualize unstructured text data
  • Develop scripts to extract data from text files, PDFs, reports, bank statements, financial statements, etc.
  • Load large datasets received from clients into MS-SQL databases
  • Liaise with clients and IT to determine ideal mode of delivery of digitized data/information from client to Brattle project teams
  • Maintain an internal repository of scripts for common work to be used throughout the firm
  • Train firm employees on technical resources and documentation developed by Data Engineering team
  • Develop and test algorithms and re-evaluate on an on-going basis to identify opportunity for increased efficiency
  • Maintain and build features for a custom document search tool built in Python, R and SQL
  • Keeps abreast of new tools, software, and technologies and make recommendations to project teams for future deployment



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years professional development experience, data science experience is a plus
  • Deep fluency with Python
  • Proficiency with SQL and utilizing SQL in data solutions
  • Experience with R is preferred
  • Experience with a compiled language, such as Java, C#, or C++, is a plus
  • Web development skills is a plus
  • Experience with cloud computing services also a plus (Microsoft Azure or AWS)
  • Working knowledge of visualization platforms, e.g. Power BI, D3, etc.
  • Ability to build rapport and maintain professional client relationships
  • Ability to set and convey project timelines
  • Fast-paced office environment handling multiple tasks and demands
  • Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment as necessary
  • Requires the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
  • Requires flexibility to work long hours, occasional nights / weekends, including travel



We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K/profit sharing, life and disability insurance, paid time off, and internal professional development and training programs, designed to reward success at all levels. Details regarding compensation will be based on the successful candidates’ knowledge, skills, and experience.


In order to be considered for this position, please apply through the link below by submitting a cover letter and resume.


The Brattle Group is an equal opportunity employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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