Data Scientist

Company Name: Point72 Asset Management, L.P.
Location: New York City, New York
Date Posted: 19th Apr, 2016

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science or Statistics from a top tier university, an interest in machine learning and has worked between 0-2 years in a job or internships that requires data mining / manipulation of data sets to extract timely, meaningful and impactful insights.

  • Query SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Run scripts and other machine learning tools on unstructured and / or raw data to extract insights
  • Use BI and other tools to understand trend inflections, flag data integrity issues
  • Ability to think creativelyAbility to traverse big picture as well as finer details
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative/ technical field from top tier university
  • Programming languages (C++, Java, Python)
  • Statistical modeling (R, SPSS, SAS)