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Sr. Analyst, Quantitative Research in New York, NY at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Title: Sr. Analyst, Quantitative Research
Location: New York, NY
Duration: 12 months +
Rate: DOE (Depends on Experience)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Job Title: Analyst, Quantitative Research

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as a quantitative research analyst working with staff to build sophisticated predictive models, risk analysts and proper empirical methodology utilizing large amounts of structured and unstructured data.
  • Work with management and the Business Units to understand and build business requirements into models
  • Provide technical expertise for the design and conduct comprehensive, complicated statistical and machine learning research, financial data studies, surveys, reviews, and research projects where the boundaries are extremely broad and difficult to determine in advance
  • Research and implement the latest academic and industry publications and apply to business needs
  • Build tools from data ingestion, normalization, visualization to model performance back testing


Education/ Experience:

  • Knowledge of financial engineering to analyze risky portfolio covering a wide range of financial instruments, including equities, fixed income, currencies, futures, commodities, and/ or derivatives
  • 3+ years experience
  • Experience in advanced statistical methods, Bayesian learning techniques, pattern recognition and outlier detection algorithms, and building predictive models using both statistical and machine learning approaches
  • Experience in natural language process, especially in information extraction and text classification will be a plus
  • Experience in fast prototyping using common data scientist toolkits: Python/R, Plotly, Shiny, Spark, Presto, Tensorflow, pyTorch
  • Must be comfortable working and communication both orally and in writing with a variety of people with varying skill and knowledge levels


Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com.