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Vice President

Company: ExecuNet
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company's Automation and Artificial Intelligence is a strategic global team. It is formed under direction of management committee of the company. It has the mission to explore, enable and exploit artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, computer vision and cognitive computing at scale for countless use cases across Global Delivery, Global Advisors, Global Markets, and Global Exchange business lines. The team has a mixed of intelligence technology, quantitative modeling, data science, financial engineering, and software engineering capabilities. The team has built solutions for investment and risk management related domains such as market movement, sentiment analysis, valuation, investment strategy, fund innovation as well as operational and client experience related use cases. This team will engage the business to explore, prototype, and solution use cases while also building out a portfolio of foundational micro services in the Company's hybrid cloud.The Data Scientist - Vice President will work with other agile team members through the phases of use-case data exploration and prototyping to the design, implementation and support deployment of the resulting AI services while focusing on scientific implementation and validation of quantitative financial models. Responsibilities:

  • Become subject matter expert in low level model and algorithm design, development, and validation by converting financial data and models to mathematical and computer science level design and implementation with consideration of space and time complexity
  • Integrate, customize, and train well known model and algorithm in open source libraries to solve financial market problem and perform validation and bug fixes
  • Build models and algorithms from scratch time to time and perform validation including but not limited to goal function, loss function, accuracy function, error function, similarity function, optimization function, and simulation function depending on type of problem and technique used
  • Write model specification with lead financial engineer and modeler about problem statement, assumption, data input, methodology, implementation framework, and test result
  • Work with a global team of data scientist, machine learning engineer, financial modeler, software engineer, and model validation/QA engineer
  • Support IT integration, QA/UAT and deployment of Cognitive micro services, operationalizing and productizing resulting models and cognitive solutions
  • Support production issue pertinent to model and algorithm including the ones used in open source libraries if anyQualifications:
    • Master degree required (preferably in computer science, mathematical finance, and financial engineering), PhD - from top ranked university preferred
    • Solid background in mathematics including but not limited to statistics, probability theory, PDE, linear algebra, stochastic calculus, differential equations etc.
    • 7+ years of solid modern, object-oriented or functional programming and design experience (Python, C++, SQL)
    • Familiar with major financial instrument, reference data, market data, investment and risk management concept
    • Fluent with English and Mandarin; Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all stakeholder levels across multiple countries
    • Result driven, detail oriented, candid attitudeExperience in any of the following is highly desirable:
      • Prior data scientist role in financial institution and model validation experience
      • Prior risk and investment management experience in asset management industry
      • Data Science and Machine Learning Frameworks (TensorFlow, Scikit-learn, Apache Spark / MLlib etc.)
      • Linux / Bash scripting, structured and unstructured data management tools (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, KDB+, Hadoop, etc.)
      • Continuous integration & development environments and tools (GIT, Maven, Jenkins, etc.)
      • Charted Financial Analyst (CFA)

Keywords: ExecuNet, Austin , Vice President, Executive , Austin, Texas

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