Data Scientist III Data Scientist III …

S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jan 21
S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jan 21
Data Scientist III
Position: Senior Data Scientist
Team: Data Science
Locations: NYC

Job Description:

A senior data scientist at S&P Global is passionate about one thing: data. The successful candidate will have extensive experience applying a range of econometrics/statistics models to a diverse set of data. You should enjoy moving beyond the theoretic confines of academia to applying your tradecraft in the real world and producing data driven products that will be used by decision makers throughout the global banking industry and beyond. The ideal candidate is precise, detail oriented, and an expert in their field. Most importantly, a S&P Global data scientist is excited at the opportunity to work in a lean, tight-knit startup bringing transparency to some of the hardest problems on the planet.

What You'll Do:
  • Conduct advanced original research on some of the most interesting datasets - both proprietary and open source
  • Identify, research, prototype and build predictive products that contribute to the business, team, and customers
  • Provide mentorship, technical guidance and leadership to peers and more junior team members
  • Use expert knowledge of technical and business priorities to influence team direction through educated, data-backed suggestions
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively with team leads and outside senior stakeholders and customers
  • Analyze, transform, structure and crunch financial data that is growing in size, diversity and complexity
  • Write clear, clean production-ready code to identify interesting outliers, anomalies, correlations and associations
  • Write thorough tests to ensure the robustness and reliability of the team's productionized models
What We Look For:
  • Master's or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics or related quantitative field from a top academic program
  • 3+ years of experience in data analysis or similar role, preferably in a leading technology, FinTech or financial industry organization
  • Demonstrated mastery of cutting-edge programming languages such as python (iPython, NumPy, SciPy, Pandas) or R
  • Deep knowledge of advanced machine learning, natural language processing, and statistics modeling
  • Expert statistical knowledge and intuition, especially for applying analysis to real data
  • Strong interest on capital market & economics theory
How to Really Get Our Attention:
  • Exceptional academic achievement
  • Major contributor to widely important business processes at a top company with big data
  • Individual, published research demonstrating innovative and advanced use of analytic tools
  • Significant experience working with senior managers and colleagues on and outside your team
  • Patent submissions or acceptance
  • Thorough knowledge of both technical and business aspects of a top financial analytics company or hedge fund
Technologies We Like:
  • Advanced statistics & statistical programming language like python, R, and MATLAB
  • Python and specifically Numpy, SciPy & Pandas, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Theano
  • Data stores like Postgresql, ElasticSearch and various NoSQL alternatives
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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Job ID: 257576
Posted On: 2020-12-15
Location: New York, New York, United States
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