Data Scientist: Venn Engineering
New York, New York, United States
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 fast-paced Fintech startup that is reshaping the way trillions of dollars of assets are invested globally. Founded and backed by Two Sigma, Venn operates at the intersection of data-science, technology and finance. Our product focuses on enabling institutional investors to take advantage of powerful quantitative insights and cutting edge technology to make smarter investment decisions. We currently work with some of the world's largest and most respected investors and institutions and are on a course to create the investment operating system of the future, powering professional investors, worldwide.
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.