For Regulators, Data Engineers in Demand

Edward Dorris, OCC

Much like the firms they oversee, regulators in the US are dealing with an explosion of data stemming from requirements in the Dodd-Frank Act. 

This data deluge has meant more than investing in hardware and software solutions ─ it's also meant a focus on hiring IT staff.

Thomas Bayer, CIO at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), says the SEC has invested heavily in hiring more database administrators, data architects, program and product managers, business analysts, and technical leads i