Alternative Data Group

Career Opportunities

Careers

We are a research and development firm and work with the world's most sophisticated hedge funds and asset managers to incorporate Alternative Data into their investment process. At our core, we extract investment insights from non-traditional, and typically, not-structured datasets.

Our customers are engineers, quants, portfolio managers, and data scientists and our employees enjoy the stimulating and challenging work with the smartest people in the industry.

We are headquartered in the West Village area of NYC.

Openings

Senior Data Engineer / Researcher

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, ingesting, and enriching a wide range of structured and unstructured big data into datasets for analysis;
  • Operating and extending the data infrastructure platform to deliver production-grade data curation and analysis services;
  • Thinking and acting as data integrity managers -- amplifying data quality and completeness with a process-driven approach and measurement dashboards;
  • Owning end-to-end data workflows and developing deep domain expertise on the underlying actors and behaviors manifested through data;
  • Communicating data-driven analysis and insights in the form of “golden triangle” investment insights that supports our clients investment process.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or PHD in Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or related fields.
  • 5+ years of experience working with large structured and unstructured datasets.
  • Expertise in Python and data analysis tools and languages (PyData, R, Julia, Matlab, Tableau).
  • Expertise in SQL and relational databases.
  • Deep intellectual curiosity and passion for data.
  • Excellent problem solving, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Eagerness to work in an evolving and fast-paced 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.
  • Proven track record of working with and managing junior researchers and developers
 

Investment Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Develop rich, interactive, visually striking graphics and data visualizations that communicate identified trends and patterns to clients
  • Communicate (written and verbal) insights from quantitative analyses to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Run ad-hoc “what if scenarios” and simulations when working with clients to analyze their data
  • Identify new or emergent technologies to enhance collection, analysis, or presentation of data in the context of business needs

Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Marketing, Finance, Mathematics, Communications or related fields
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations
  • 1-3 years related work or project experience in the field of data management, financial analytics, or technology
  • Expert at SQL
  • Expert at Excel and Tableau or other BI tools
  • Knowledge of non-relational database languages (MySQL, T-SQL, NoSQL)
  • Familiarity with R or Python
 

Infrastructure Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Operating and extending the data infrastructure platform to deliver production-grade data curation and analysis services;
  • Thinking and acting as data integrity managers -- amplifying data quality and completeness with a process-driven approach and measurement dashboards;
  • Identifying, ingesting, and enriching a wide range of structured and unstructured big data into datasets for analysis;
  • Owning end-to-end data workflows and developing deep domain expertise on the underlying actors and behaviors manifested through data;

Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with AWS S3, Athena, EC2, Redshift, Lambda is required.
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations
  • Expertise with Python, R, Tableau
  • Expert at SQL and non-relational database languages (MySQL, T-SQL, NoSQL)
 

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please use the form below to contact our recruiting team or email us at:

careers@altdg.com