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Data Scientist/Data engineer

Job Title: Data Scientist/Data engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
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Reference: 01_211119
Contact Name: Annpurna Bist
Contact Email: annpurnabist@aquissearch.com
Job Published: November 21, 2019 14:40

Job Description

Brief:

A leading global hedge fund is looking to expand its team and is hiring for a Data Scientist. The successful candidate will work with 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 to 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

Requirement:

  • 2 - 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