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Data Analyst

Company: The Voleon Group
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced technology and finance professionals. The people who shape our company come from other backgrounds, too, including concert music performance, humanitarian aid, opera singing, sports writing, and BMX racing. You will be part of a team that loves to succeed together.In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, technology talks by our experts, a modern office, daily catered lunches, and more.As a Data Analyst, you will be part of a team responsible for owning and simplifying the flow of data used by production trading algorithms at Voleon. Your work will focus on curating datasets and building processes and tools to standardize and simplify this curation. This role is a means to make a difference: as a machine learning company, data is essential to our business.Responsibilities

  • Perform manual steps and develop automated processes to ensure the completeness and integrity of massive amounts of mission critical financial data pertaining to stocks, bonds, futures, commodities, and more
  • Partner with Members of Research Staff to curate new and existing datasets
  • Help drive continuous improvements to data quality procedures and a consistent approach to how data quality is measured, monitored, and reported
  • Design systematic and automated processes and tools that allow the team to scale and rapidly onboard new datasets
  • Share an on-call rotation and be the first responder ensuring the continuous operation of production-critical systemsRequirements
    • Coursework or other relevant training in data analytics, programming, or computing systems
    • Proven problem-solving and analytical abilities including pattern detection, root cause analysis, and issue resolution
    • Experience with Python, pandas, and an interest in programming and data analysis / data science
    • Experience with SQL and working with a relational database system
    • Bachelor's degree with a strong academic recordPreferred Qualifications
      • Relevant experience in data operations, with proven process improvement skills
      • An understanding of the software development process and exposure to hands-on coding in a professional environment
      • Experience in exploratory data analysis and applied statistics
      • Experience with Linux
      • While financial industry experience is a plus, we are open-minded in our search for critical thinkers who are passionate about technology and data
      • Locations: Berkeley, London. (hybrid)"Friends of Voleon" Candidate Referral ProgramIf you have a great candidate in mind for this role and would like to have the potential to earn $7,500 if your referred candidate is successfully hired and employed by The Voleon Group, please use thisto submit your referral. For more details regarding eligibility, terms and conditions please make sure to review the.Equal Opportunity EmployerThe Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.Vaccination RequirementThe Voleon Group has implemented a policy requiring all employees who will be entering our worksite, including new hires, to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine. This policy also applies to remote employees, as such employees will be asked to visit our offices from time to time. To the extent permitted by applicable law, proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. This policy is part of Voleon's ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and community, and to support public health efforts.

Keywords: The Voleon Group, Berkeley , Data Analyst, Professions , Berkeley, California

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