Data Analyst - MS090110 9/3/2016

Parallel Partners Houston, TX

Company
Parallel Partners
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29544315
AJE Ref #
576086254
Location
Houston, TX
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Summary:

We are seeking a talented Data Analyst to join a highly motivated and innovative Data Engineering team. As part of the Software Engineering department, your efforts will be critical to the success of the company's global trading businesses.

Fantastic opportunity with a very successful, growing company with cutting-edge technology and a staff consisting of many of the brightest technical talent in the world. Will relocate the right candidate. Will sponsor visa's. Will consider recent college grads with stellar academic record.

Bachelor's and/or Master's degree from a top computer science program preferred. Prefer degrees from Rice University, University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M, University of Houston, Texas Tech University, University of Georgia, University of Virginia, Duke University. Also, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT, Stanford University, University of California-Berkeley, Cornell University, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, Princeton University, University of Washington, Georgia Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Candidates with experience at finance, trading, software and/or technology companies preferred.

Responsibilities:

-Curate massive amounts of data for thousands of different tradable instruments, including stocks, bonds, futures, contracts, commodities, and more.

-Perform manual steps and develop programs and processes to perform statistical/quantitative analysis on datasets to ensure completeness and integrity.

-Coordinate project-related work with researchers and others on the engineering and business teams.

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

Qualifications:

-A bachelor's degree, which includes university coursework in programming and computing systems and 1-2 years of related data analysis experience or A master's degree or equivalent in physics, math, statistics, computer science or related field.

-Need data cleaning and processing experience.

-Experience in UNIX/Linux and Windows environments.

-Intermediate programming skills. Ideally Java or Python with some additional scripting experience such as Bash or Perl.

-Experience with SQL and working with a relational database system, such as Microsoft SQL Server or MySQL.

-Obsessive attention to detail.

-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.