Data Scientist / Data Engineer

Data Scientist / Data Engineer

Job Title: Data Scientist / Data Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
Reference: 3_280119
Contact Name: Pooja Mungekar
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 28, 2019 14:40

Job Description

We are currently assisting our client, a Global Quant Hedge Fund based in Mumbai to hire for a Data Scientist/Data Engineer.

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.