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Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
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Reference: 1_210219
Contact Name: Tanvi Kamdar
Contact Email: tanvikamdar@klicktosearch.com
Job Published: February 21, 2019 12:23

Job Description

Our client, a quantitative investment firm is looking for a top Data Scientist for a Mumbai office. 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.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • 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.

What You’ll Bring:

  • At least 2 - 3 years of experience as a data engineer or software developer.
  • Strong academic background – 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 a 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.