Data Scientist: Venn Engineering

Location: New York, New York, United States

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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.

Venn is a next-generation analytics tool for university endowments, pension funds, nonprofits, and other institutional investors. Our users leverage Venn to better understand how to better meet their long-term goals via smarter strategic investments. Our team combines Two Sigma’s quantitative finance expertise with groundbreaking data visualization in a modern web app.

Learn more about Venn at http://venn.twosigma.com/

You will take on the following responsibilities: 

  • Apply statistical analysis and exploratory techniques to enable data-driven decisions

  • Work closely with our product team to understand user behavior, develop product ideas and design objectives & key results

  • Present insights to the management team to impact the strategic direction of Venn

  • Build models to be utilized by our customer support and sales team to help inform prioritization strategy

  • Design experiments to understand causal impact

  • Build infrastructure for our data warehouse and analytics platform

You should possess the following qualifications:

  • 3+ years industry experience in data analysis or similar role 

  • Comfortable with at least one programming language (eg. Python, Java)

  • Experience with SQL

  • Track record of working with open-ended questions and creatively turn ambiguous problems into actionable data

  • Ability to think independently with a business driven focus

  • Communicate complex ideas clearly

  • Prior experience in finance is not required

You will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, 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, sick days, and 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.

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