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Data Scientist

Company Name: Engage Partners
Location: Manhattan, NY
Date Posted: 15th Apr, 2016
Description:
  • Analyze, derive insight, and present findings on historical and point-in-time data to assist team in making data-driven investment decisions.
  • Create sustainable tools to analyze & maintain data sets
  • Use statistical / machine learning algorithms to analyze noisy and/or imperfect datasets
  • Create analytics dashboards and ad-hoc research reports
  • Maintain repository of datasets
  • Closely collaborate with the technology group
Qualification:
  • A Masters Degree or a PhD in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research or a related discipline
  • Proven ability to work across asset classes. 3 or more years of experience working in a quantitative role in support of a front-office investment function. Fixed income experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with vast amounts of complex data from numerous sources
  • 3 or more years of experience with statistical programming languages (R / Python / SAS) and high-level object-oriented languages (Python / Java / C#). Strong SQL Skills.
  • Fluency in Excel/VBA
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms and big data architectures
  • Experience in building mathematical and econometric models
  • Experience in data visualization, presentation and building advanced data analytics dashboards, and ability to present findings clearly and compellingly verbally and in written form
  • High energy and the flexibility to function in a dynamic environment where priorities are ever-changing
  • Strong communication skills: successful interaction with colleagues from various departments will be required
  • Intellectually curious and eager to learn
  • Meticulous attention to detail