Research Analyst

Published
March 19, 2020
Location
St. Louis, Mo
Category
Job Type

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze data to identify new systematic opportunities
  • Improve existing strategies through incorporation of new data, feature engineering, and model improvement
  • Write and maintain code in R to run backtests of current and new strategies
  • Build and improve data intake pipelines
  • Refactor existing code for efficiency, cleanliness, speed
  • Write code to interface with advanced data-provider APIs
  • Analyze and scrub new data sets to remove any errors
  • Maintain R code used to download, store and scrub data
  • Contact vendors to obtain quotes to purchase new data sets and troubleshoot issues
  • Assist in improving middle and back office duties as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Masters/PhD preferred
  • Strong academic performance in math, computer science, engineering, hard sciences, or social sciences
  • 1+ years programming experience (R, Python, Matlab, Java, or C++; 3+ years preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience in a data analyst, research assistant, or similar role
  • Personal or professional experience trading stocks
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