Data Scientist

New York, NY

Post Date: 08/29/2017 Job ID: 9449 Category: Quant

Our Client is looking for  Data Scientists from a variety of backgrounds  to  help  propel  and enhance  their data-driven  investment initiatives.  As a  Data Scientist, you will explore a breadth of challenges:  identifying timely and unique data sets,  diving deep into a diverse set of data domains,  visualizing and  exploring  and visualizing  underlying data drivers, and developing data  set features and forecasts.

Responsibilities:
  • Apply statistical analysis & modeling techniques with finance intuition to datasets large and small, advance existing initiatives and open opportunities  to pursue new and previously unexplored research topics across a wide variety of industries and domains
  • Operate and extend the data science platform to deliver production-grade data curation and analysis services
  • Own end-to-end data workflows and develop deep domain expertise on the underlying actors and behaviors manifested through data
  • Visualize and explore data sets to enable the ideation and generation of new, predictive feature 

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science is preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in data analysis or similar role
  • Experience applying statistical methods (distribution analysis, classification, clustering, etc.)
  • Strong coding skills with data-frames are a prerequisite, example platforms include Pandas, R, Matlab, and Apache Spark Demonstrated experience highlighting innovation, creativity, and intuition, e.g the ability to laterally identify other sources of useful information and think ' outside the box'
  • Prior Experience in finance is not required
Python, data frames, R, data analysis

Evan Pollock


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