Work with the entire investment team to Identify issues, questions and stocks that could be analyzed with data
Frame the specific question/issue needing an answer
Determine whether a data set exists or could be generated that is relevant
Create Web Crawlers
Clean and analyze incoming data streams
Interpret and draw conclusions and recommendations from the data
Identify and purchase and manage 3rd party data sets (like credit card info)
Find the vendors and the data sets
Negotiate commercial terms
Manage ongoing vendor relationships
Analyze and map web data about publicly traded companies such as credit and debit card transactions and electronic receipts from millions of consumers
Design methods to obtain valuable information through modern, large-scale technology.
Big Data Research- Dig deep into large data sets of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data to identify patterns that will help the team make more informed decisions
Aggregate transaction data from ecommerce marketplaces
Data Mining and Data Manipulation to extract timely and meaningful insights
Use Business Intelligence tools and applications to identify and understand trends
Apply machine learning concepts into investment research as required
Assess data quality, identify data integrity issues
Strong Statistical Background and Machine Learning experience
Strong Data Mining/Data Manipulation skills
Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research utilizing large data sets.
Quantitative Degree Computer Science, Stats, Math, Finance from a top university
Programming skills (C++, Python, Java) other scripting languages
Statistical Modeling (R, SPSS, SAS)
2-5 years of relevant experience
Passion for conducting data mining research and applying to investment decision making
Curiosity about financial markets.
This is a demanding role that will require data base design experience and proven experience scraping and parsing web based data for nuggets of information. Candidates do not need to have previous experience in the financial markets but must bring a passion for data mining and statistical modeling. This is a unique opportunity for someone with a passion for generating insights from data to leverage these skills in an investment management opportunity.
Keywords: Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Business Intelligence, Text Mining, Web Scraping, Parsing, Python, Scripting, Data Analyst, MapReduce, Hadoop, Java
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