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Voloridge Investment Management is an award winning, quantitative investment management firm based in Jupiter, FL, managing over $1.5B in assets.  We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated Data Services Analyst to work collaboratively with our data scientists and our operations team to meet the Voloridge mission of delivering superior risk-adjusted returns using proprietary modeling techniques.  Our analysts are data savvy and highly motivated to investigate, develop and continually improve datasets.  At Voloridge we are passionate about expanding our knowledge and capabilities, and find pleasure in creating better ways to provide services both internally and to our investors.  Our teams are comprised of energetic, hard-working, highly analytical individuals that thrive on innovation and problem-solving at the nexus of big data and finance.

Top Reasons why you want to work for Voloridge Investment Management as a Data Services Analyst 

  • 401k retirement plan, $1 for $1 match up to 4% of compensation
  • Regular in-office massages, weekly lunches, stocked kitchens with snacks, fruit and drinks
  • Work off the Intracoastal and 3 minutes from the beach
  • Work in an office chosen by South Florida Business Journal as one of the top 10 Coolest Offices in South Florida in May 2016
  • Profit Sharing Bonus

Summary of Job Functions 

·         Understand the data-related needs of all internal parties, especially our Research team

·         Obtain and document requirements for new datasets 

·         Investigate datasets, continually strive to improve them, including increased automation, usability, transparency, documentation, and QA 

·         Investigate data anomalies and proactively identify and fix data defects

·         Study new topics and gain domain knowledge 

·         Identify new datasets from external sources that may help the internal research team 

·         Have a consultant mindset, always striving to anticipate and meet the needs of our researchers and traders

·         Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Minimum Requirements 

·         Four-year college degree (or higher) 

·         Three-plus years of experience managing and analyzing data for example, accounting, finance, business intelligence, or hard sciences 

·         Basic familiarity with SQL query-writing and working with large databases/datasets

·         Available to work daily, onsite in our Jupiter, FL office 

·         Ability to demonstrate strong problem-solving skills with an aptitude for numbers and accuracy 

 

Preferred Skills and Previous Experience 

·         Strong focus on data quality and attention to detail 

·         Able to independently bring projects to successful completion 

·         Experience working with trading / financial / investment / accounting data 

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Highly organized and Enthusiastic with a positive attitude 

·         Experience with data analysis tools such as Tableau, Excel (Excel / ODBC connectivity a plus) Statistics / math background and orientation 

·         Experience working with high-volume data 

·         Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a demanding, team-oriented and fast-paced environment

·         High analytical aptitude, and problem-solving experience in highly technical environment

·         Programming experience, such as Python, C#, VB.net, C, C++, or Java a plus 

 

Compensation and Benefits

·         Highly competitive base salary

·         Profit sharing bonus

·         Health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance

·         401K

·         Credit and Identity Monitoring Service

 

Additional Information

Voloridge Investment Management is an SEC registered investment advisor. A private investment company founded in 2009, our mission is to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns for qualified investors, using advanced proprietary modeling technology, conservative investment tactics and sophisticated risk management. Our market neutral equities strategy takes both long and short positions in the most actively traded equities, and is designed to capture alpha while limiting exposure to directional markets risks. Our futures strategy takes both long and short positions in the most actively traded global futures, and is also built to maximize alpha captured across all futures markets traded while capping exposure to any particular sector at a given time.

Voloridge Investment Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

 

Location: JUPITER, FL
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