As an active participant in capital markets worldwide, Vigilant Global (www.vigilantglobal.com) combines new and emerging technologies with sound and forward thinking strategies. A strong focus on research and development has allowed the firm to expand in the rapidly changing environment of electronic markets. Vigilant Global is among the top employers in Montreal for 2016
We are currently looking for a Data Scientist Internship in the Quantitative Analysis Team. We work very closely with a team of traders, monitoring past trades performance and market behavior. We query databases and run statistical analysis in order to assist traders on their future strategies.
We adapt to the changing requirements by providing quick and frequent releases in our very fast-paced environment.
What will you do?
- Build Python and R-project scripts to query databases, manipulate the data and run statistical analysis.
- Apply several pattern recognition techniques.
- Present big data in a user friendly interface.
- Release, maintain and deploy code continuously.
- Participate in idea generation and research innovative solutions.
- Assist in the requirements and analysis phase of projects needed by the team of traders.
- Build extensive test suites to ensure proper software accuracy and performance.
- Support existing software by making modifications as required.
What are we looking for?
- Currently enroll in a Bachelors or Master program in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math or Statistics.
- Strong experience with one or more programming languages (Python required, R-project desired).
- Some experience with one or more web application frameworks (Ruby on Rails, Django, AngularJS).
- Experience with analytics and data visualization tools (Tableau) an asset.
- Innovative thinking and problem solving
- Good communication skills
Why you should join Vigilant Global?
- We offer Breakfast, Lunch & snacks every day
- Casual environment where you would work with passionate people
- And many mores benefits that you would love to discover!!!