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New York

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The Voleon Group

The Voleon Group

201-500 employees

Uses machine learning for financial predictions

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Financial Services

Compensation Overview

$225k - $250kAnnually

Expert

New York, NY, USA

Category
Corporate Finance
Investment Banking
Risk Management
Finance & Banking
Required Skills
Python
R
Requirements
  • Background in modern statistical methods and machine learning with a track record as an applied researcher
  • Evidence of strong mathematical abilities (e.g., publication record, graduate coursework, or competition placement)
  • Interest in software development techniques and willingness to write production-level code (Python and/or R preferred)
  • Ability to solve large-scale computing problems
  • Eagerness to work in collaborative and diverse teams
  • Interest in financial applications is essential, but prior finance industry experience is not a pre-requisite
  • Ph.D. level coursework is required, and a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field is preferred
Responsibilities
  • Develop a rich understanding of Voleon’s challenges and methodologies and propose research innovations and experiments to build, maintain, and optimize the models that govern our investment strategy
  • Prepare and analyze new datasets to assess their predictive efficacy
  • Develop, validate, and implement new models into production
  • Design and conduct experiments to improve simulations and evaluate the success of new models in a live environment
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with other Members of Research Staff and Software Engineers at each stage, driving progress towards tangible outcomes
  • Keep up to date on the latest academic research to identify novel approaches to explore for application to our domain

The Voleon Group specializes in using statistical machine learning for solving large-scale financial prediction problems, leading to innovative solutions in investment management. The company fosters a dynamic, data-driven environment which could be intriguing for professionals passionate about leveraging technology to drive financial strategies. Their approach not only offers robust opportunities in the field of finance but also provides a technically stimulating workplace for tech-savvy innovators.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Berkeley, California

Founded

2007

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

33%