Data Analyst Data Analyst …

Two Sigma Investments, LLC
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Feb 20
Two Sigma Investments, LLC
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Feb 20
Data Analyst
Two Sigma is a different kind of investment manager. Since 2001, we have used data science and technology to derive insights that forecast the future and discover value in markets worldwide. Our team of scientists, technologists and academics looks beyond traditional finance to understand the bigger picture and develop creative solutions to some of the world's most difficult economic problems. Our work spans markets and industries, from insurance and securities to private investments and new ventures.

We are seeking a talented data specialist t o help build the next generation of data products for discovery, analysis and productionisation of data at Two Sigma. You will join our close-knit team of engineers, product managers, UX designers and quantitative researchers to help build out data applications that enables us to harness some of the world's most complex & challenging content, as we structure, transform and integrate new datasets and research methodologies to accelerate our vibrant research pipeline.
This is a green field opportunity to create new innovative solutions for our research partners, and you will be responsible for identifying, on-boarding, designing ontology, schema and semantic type hierarchies for Two Sigma's knowledge graph.

You will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Curate Two Sigma's knowledge graph by identifying entity types, relationships and developing an ontology, schema and semantic type hierarchies working with Two Sigma researchers.

  • Manage dataset on-boarding in close partnership with researchers and partner teams.

  • Help drive continuous improvements to data quality procedures and a consistent approach to how data quality is measured, monitored and reported;

  • Create systematic and automated processes and tools that allow the team to scale and rapidly onboard new datasets;

  • Be part of a team to support the data used by production trading algorithms.

You should possess the following qualifications:

  • 4+ years professional experience in an environment that prioritized data quality

  • A bachelor's degree with a strong academic record, which includes university coursework in programming and computing systems

  • An understanding of the software development process and exposure to hands-on coding in a professional environment

  • While financial industry experience is a plus, we are open-minded in our search for critical thinkers who are passionate about technology and data.

  • Experience with Python (and/or Java)

  • Experience with SQL and working with a relational database system, such as Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Experience in working with Knowledge graphs and graph databases is a plus.

  • Proven problem-solving and analytical abilities including pattern detection, root cause analysis, and issue resolution

  • Relevant experience in data operations, with proven process improvement skills

You will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, competitive 401k match, employer-paid life & disability insurance

  • Perks: Onsite gyms with laundry service, wellness activities, casual dress, snacks, game rooms

  • Learning: Tuition reimbursement, conference and training sponsorship

  • Time Off: Generous vacation and unlimited sick days, competitive paid caregiver leaves

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.