Your role will be to work on hands on with the data required for back -testing strategies and live systems. You will proactively seek out new sources of data, write tools to automatically download them and keep them up to date, and ensure that they are easily accessible by the scientists/ quants within the firm.
For the right candidate, there may be future opportunities to work more closely with the scientists on research projects.
You will have practical experience of languages such as Python, VBa , C#.
Familiarity with SQL databases. ( Postgres will be an advantage).
You will have a BA in a quantitative subject such as Computer Science, Mathematics , Engineering, Statistics , Data Science and will have attained either a first or a 2:1 degree.
You should have a passion to work with large amounts of data .
Any experience of working within data science / analytics will be beneficial.
You should be a person who possesses great attention to detail.