Guidepoint

Quantitative Research Intern (Summer 2018)

US-NY-New York
2 weeks ago(12/1/2017 11:01 AM)
ID
2017-1308
# of Openings
1

Overview

Guidepoint's Data Insights group turns rows of numbers into tangible insights. We streamline and synthesize data that our clients use to make business decisions. The team is passionate about creating new products by looking at and combining data in unique ways for our clients. As a Data Scientist, you will help to spearhead the development of our analytics-focused products and provide new sources of revenue to new and existing clients. You will work with a range of interesting and proprietary data involving a high level of responsibility. Come and work with us for hte opportunity to help build a market-leading data business.

What You'll Do

  • Help data analysts clean and process unstructured and semi-structured data
  • Perform QA review to ensure data is of high quality and ready for modeling/use
  • Work with messy and complex data to help find statistically significant signals
  • Research various sector and company controversies to help qualitatively inform and interpret models 
  • Read 10Ks & 10Qs and equity research to understand company performance metrics and trends

What You Have

  • Must be intellectually curious, self-directed, highly driven with an entrepreneurial mindset 
  • Must have a hunger for solving complex, difficult big data problems with a sense of urgency 
  • Must have some working knowledge of SQL or other languages/technologies for performing data modeling and analysis (Java, C#, R, Matlab)
  • Pursuing graduate or undergraduate degree(s) in qualitative field: CS, Math, Statistics, Engineering, etc.
  • Broad understanding of or interest in current controversies on Wall Street and ability to translate these into qualitative problems 
  • Excellent communication skills

What We Have:

 

  • Free snacks and beverages
  • Friday happy hour and “Summer Fridays”
  • Year-round corporate athletic league
  • Casual work environment

About Guidepoint:

Guidepoint, a leading expert network firm, connects clients with vetted subject matter experts—Advisors—from their global professional network. Guidepoint clients leverage the insights and perspectives shared by Advisors to stay informed and make better business decisions. Its slate of services, including phone consultations, surveys, events and proprietary data insights products, help professionals gain comprehensive understanding of a topic before making strategic or investment decisions. Guidepoint's multinational client list includes 9 of the top 10 consulting firms and some of the largest hedge funds, private equity firms and Fortune-ranked public companies. For more information, visit www.guidepoint.com.

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