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Large Investment Firm: Data Scientist / Statistician / Programmer


Use both analytical and creative approaches to solve unstructured questions related to quantifying the risks and drivers of growth of publicly traded companies.



Company: Large Investment Firm
Location: New York, NY


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
The chosen candidate will use both analytical and creative approaches to solve unstructured questions related to quantifying the risks and drivers of growth of publicly traded companies. Candidates must be diligent, attentive to detail, highly intelligent, intellectually curious, and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Conducting / collaborating on a wide variety of research projects
  • Defining and implementing automated methods of gathering and cleaning/standardizing data
  • Creating effective analyses and visualizations of large data sets
  • Aiding the investment team in interpreting data and drawing conclusions

 
REQUIRED SKILL SET
  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or closely related field
  • Proficiency in statistics (including linear and logistic regression, time series analysis, forecasting, clustering, principal components analysis, interpolation, etc.) and statistical tools (e.g. R, SAS, SPSS)
  • Programming (e.g. C++, Python, Perl) and database expertise (SQL)
  • Knowledge of machine learning and natural language processing techniques
  • History of working with varied and complex data sets to extract actionable insights
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance is a plus
  • Two to five years of post-graduate work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Office products
  • Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and process-orientation
  • Trustworthy professional with the highest ethical standards

 
_Contact_:
Please send resumes to hedgefundseeksdatascientist@gmail.com .