Our client in Atlanta, GA is seeking a Vice President, Data Science

Salary: USD $130,000 – $200,000 / yr

We are seeking a Data Science Manager who will use their knowledge and experience applying statistical and data science methods (supervised learning, unsupervised learning, time series forecasting, neural networks, deep learning and natural language processing), along with programming skills to generate meaningful insights for portfolio decisions made by our investment, risk and client professionals. The ideal candidate must demonstrate experience using statistical, machine learning and modern scripting techniques and working with different data architectures to derive insights and build data and analytic solutions.

 

Equally important, this position requires helping manage a team of 2-3 analysts/associates, developing their careers and ensuring execution of multiple projects for a suite of partners. Candidates will be expected to build solid understanding of financial markets and achieve a deep understanding of investment processes spanning different asset classes. As a technologist, you will contribute to the deployment of our Aladdin Studio toolkit to clients via research, reporting, and idea-generation projects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Help manage a team with the skills, capabilities and inspiration vital to successfully drive and sustain a data science focused culture
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and partners throughout the organization and leaders within PAG to understand business needs
  • Lead and execute multiple data science projects with the urgency appropriated for the business objectives across the spectrum of data science techniques to datasets large and small
  • Advance existing initiatives and open opportunities to pursue new and previously unexplored research topics across a wide variety of domains
  • Use wealth of available data stored in variety of internal and external data stores to deliver meaningful insight to drive the decision-making process
  • Visualize and explore data sets to enable the conceptualization and generation of new, predictive feature
  • Focus on automation and utilizing technology to provide repeatable solutions
  • Master the Aladdin Studio Toolkit and share this knowledge with the whole of PAG and the broader data sciences and analytic community in BlackRock and Atlanta

Qualifications:

  • 6-10 years of experience in a highly analytical role in a technology or financial services setting
  • Broad and proficient knowledge of modern techniques in scripting, experience querying databases and using distributed data/computing technologies
  • Experience in financial modeling, analytics, and investment systems preferred
  • Proven experience managing a team, established success delivering to a diverse client base
  • Steadfast desire for understanding how processes work. Creativity in solving unconventional problems, entrepreneurial drive to learn new skills and technologies
  • Advanced degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Operations Research or similar field is preferred
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