Data Scientist

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Data Scientist

We are building a world class systematic data platform which will power the next generation of our systematic portfolio engines.

The systematic data group is looking for a Data Scientist to join our growing team. The team consists of content specialists, data scientists, analysts and engineers who are responsible for discovering, maintaining and analyzing sources of alpha for our portfolio managers.

This is an opportunity for individuals who are passionate about quantitative investing. The role builds on individual’s knowledge and skills in four key areas of quantitative investing: data, statistics, technology and financial markets.

Principal Responsibilities

Research potential alpha sources, and present to portfolio managers and quantitative analysts

Utilize and maintain world-class data processing and transformation engines

Build technology tools to acquire and tag datasets

Engage with vendors, brokers to understand characteristics of datasets

Interact with portfolio managers and quantitative analysts to understand their use cases and recommend datasets to help maximize their profitability

Analyze datasets to generate key descriptive statistics

Qualifications/Skills Required

Ph.D. or Masters in computer science, mathematics, statistics or other field requiring quantitative analysis

3 + years of financial industry experience preferred

Programming expertise in Python, C++, Java or C#

Programming skills in SQL, PL-SQL or T-SQL

Strong problem-solving skills

Strong communication skills

 

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