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Principal Data Scientist

4.5 Smith Hanley Associates – San Francisco, CA 13 days ago
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Title: Principal Data Scientist
Location: San Francisco, CA
Salary: $200,000 - 220,000
Contact: Paul Chatlos,

Principal Data Scientist -The Opportunity:

We are seeking a creative and accomplished Principal Data Scientist with authoritative knowledge of quantitative trading algorithms, machine learning techniques, software development and micro-economic principles to lead the development of a state of the art trading platform. We will delve into our rich data set of dynamic ticket marketplaces to predict market trends, quantify risk, optimize portfolio management and understand customer behavior. Our algorithms have a dramatic influence on the business, improving our customer experience, increasing the efficiency of our markets and optimizing our investments. You will be a leader on a small team of the best data scientists in the industry.

Principal Data Scientist Will:

-Champion and execute long-term strategic programs that grow the company's algorithmic market modeling data products.
-Lead the creation of algorithms and models to predict market dynamics.
-Mine our rich data set to understand customer behavior and market trends.
-Design experiments to test and measure behavior in our markets and the performance of our models.
-Inspire your teammates with your authoritative knowledge of machine learning, software development and economic principles.
-Use state of the art big data and machine learning tools in a distributed / cloud computing environment, such as TensorFlow, Spark, Pandas, Hive and Google Cloud utilities.
-Frame complicated problems in simple terms and enjoy clarifying sophisticated solutions.
-Bring a passion for discovery, problem solving and groundbreaking technology.

Principal Data Scientist Is:

-Accomplished. Earned a doctoral degree in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics or equivalent quantitative field.
-Creative. Known for coming up with different ways of looking at problems and for investigating the latest advancements in the field.
-Technical. Familiar with modern machine learning techniques and passionate about embracing new tools.
-Knowledgeable. Have 10+ years of experience with software development and algorithms.
-Motivated. Want to help customers build a cherished memory of an amazing live event.
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