A Chicago-based hedge fund that utilizes automated trading strategies is looking for a data analyst to streamline and support its operations. This role is a combination of data analysis and process management.
2+ years exposure to hedge funds / trading firms / investment banks. B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in a hard science. 2+ years of Linux experience. 2+ years of scripting using Perl, Python and SQL. A process-oriented mindset.
Perform daily, weekly, and monthly procedures to collect and analyze data for automated trading operation. Perform statistical analysis to optimize system inputs and system performance. Define and implement new procedures as needed for data collection and analysis.
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