Data Scientist - Top 5 Hedge Fund
Location New York, NY, USA
Consultant Jansen Fraser
JobRef 116692/0012019-06-18 2019-07-30 financial-services permanent US New York City New York USD 140000 250000 250000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters-usa.com https://www.robertwalters-usa.com/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/logo.gif
My client is a leading hedge fund based in Manhattan seeking a senior Machine Learning engineer with expertise in machine learning, including statistical and deep learning to develop innovative and cutting edge insights that will lead to trading opportunities in a range of asset classes.
The day to day activities will include designing and implementing models for forecasting and developing new tradeable signals, as well as other leading financial applications. In addition they will backtest and research new strategies and optimizing existing models.
Previous experience in a hedge fund or similar financial services setting and an excellent academic background are particularly relevant to the position, as well as being a high level user of at least one coding or scripting language such as SAS, R or Python.
Experience with at least one cloud application such as Azure or AWS is a plus
The successful candidate will preferably have a masters or PHD in a quantitative field or a similar relevant subject.