Data Scientist

Location: Mumbai
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 02_221119
Sector: Technology

Brief: 

This is a highly unique opportunity for a Data Scientist to join a new and rapidly growing team.  In this role, you will partner with our close-knit team of quantitative researchers, data engineers, technologists, and data sourcing colleagues to analyze and enrich a broad range of structured and unstructured big data. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Enriching a wide range of structured and unstructured data into datasets for quantitative analysis 
  • Enhancing data quality & integrity via a process-orientated approach; developing validation tools to measure the effectiveness of data enrichment; taking full ownership of end-to-end data workflows 
  • Becoming a domain expert on different fundamental datasets, analyzing & understanding the underlying dynamics and behaviors within the data 
  • Communicating data-driven analysis and insights into the team 
  • Developing the utility tools that can further automate the software development, testing, and deployment workflow, that facilitate the team’s research efforts 
  • Using your expertise to provide technical support for global researchers, including diagnosing root causes of technical problems and proposing solutions to developers 

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience as a data engineer or software developer 
  • Strong academic background – a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a technical or quantitative field 
  • Outstanding software development and data analysis skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to program in C++ and developing real-time applications on Linux/Unix platforms 
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python and Linux shell; and data analysis tools/languages (R, Matlab, Tableau) 
  • Experience in finance or investing related background preferred 
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral English 
  • Exceptional analytical & problem-solving abilities, with strong attention to detail 
  • Motivated by a deep curiosity and passion to learn