Associate/Senior Associate, Data Scientist

  • 35505
  • Life - Data Science
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Jul 17, 2019
Bank or Investment Advisor
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Blend alternative sources of data with discretionary investment research to generate important and actionable investment ideas
  • Work in a fast-paced environment, collocated with data engineers, data scientists and portfolio managers.
  • Leverage cutting edge technology and data to make the most informed investment decisions by building deeply proprietary research methodologies.
  • Define and shape company’s future research process.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Advanced university degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics/Statistics or other quantitative field preferred.
  • Experience with private equity due diligence process is required.
  • Deep experience working with both structured and unstructured big data including data exploration/analysis.
  • Deep proficiency with one or more programming languages and statistical packages such as Python, R, pandas, pyspark, SQL.
  • Very familiar working with time-series and panel data and performing manipulations.
  • Familiarity working with ETL pipelines.
  • Experience using cloud providers and associated services - AWS/GCP/etc.
  • Familiarity working with data lakes using S3/Redshift.
  • Exposure to big data workflows and analytics tools.
  • Familiar with one or more analytic tools such as Tableau, Looker and creating clear and effective visual displays of data.
  • Knowledge of and interest in discretionary investment research.
  • Interest in predictive analytics / machine learning.
  • Creative and logical thinking.
  • Ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment and be a self-starter.