Data Analyst - Hedge Fund

  • USD80000 - USD120000 per annum + competitive
  • Houston, TX, USA Houston TX US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Huxley Banking & Financial Services
  • 17 Apr 18 2018-04-17

One of the top hedge funds is seeking to add a talented data specialist to join their extremely motivated and innovative Data Engineering team. Your efforts will be critical to the success of the funds global trading businesses.

Data Analyst

Location: Houston, Texas

Start Date: ASAP

This is a full-time permanent position

One of the top hedge funds is seeking to add a talented data specialist to join their extremely motivated and innovative Data Engineering team. Your efforts will be critical to the success of the funds global trading businesses.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain data for thousands of different tradable instruments, including stocks, bonds, futures, contracts, commodities, and more;
  • Perform manual steps, develop programs and processes to ensure the completeness and integrity of their many datasets;
  • Collaborate with team members to design and develop reliable data pipelines that produce high quality datasets;
  • Help drive continuous improvements to data quality procedures and a consistent approach to how data quality is measured, monitored and reported;
  • Build systematic and automated processes and tools scalability and rapid development of new datasets;
  • Be part of a team to support the data used by production trading algorithms.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree with a strong academic record, which includes university coursework in programming and computing systems
  • Prior professional experience in an environment that prioritized data quality
  • Experience in UNIX/LINUX and Windows environments.
  • Solid comprehension of the software development process and exposure to hands-on coding in a professional environment
  • Experience with SQL and working with relational database systems
  • Proven problem-solving and analytical abilities including pattern detection, root cause analysis, and issue resolution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Python (and/or Java)
  • An understanding of how to design and develop effective data quality tests and measures
  • Relevant experience in data operations, with proven process improvement skills
  • Experience documenting business processes and workflows

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