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1 Oct 2015

Full-Time Data Scientists (@ New York )

Open Systems – Posted by Open Systems New York, New York, United States

Job Description

This person will join a strong team, working on the expansion of the risk, performance & trading analytics platform. The ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. in an empirical science with solid development skills in Python and R, with C++ and Matlab a plus. In addition s/he will have a strong background in algorithm complexity, machine learning, HPC, and parallel processing. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Research Big Data sets to identify and implement investment strategies

Skills & experience required:

  • Ph.D. in an empirical science: physics, biology, statistics
  • Dissertation involving the use of computational tools
  • 3-5 years in the industry, using Big Data & machine learning techniques on real datasets. Preferably in finance
  • Python, R a must. C++, MatLab a plus
  • Expert in pandas, scikit-learn, statsmodels, scipy, matplotlib, HDF5 libraries
  • Windows and Linux
  • Strong data visualization techniques
  • Proactive and solutions-oriented; innovative and results-driven
  • Ability to share code and participate in the development of software with multiple contributors

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: C++, data-science, Matlab, python, and r.

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