Sr. Data Scientist

Chicago, IL

Job Category: Data Science Job Number: 3049 Annual Salary: up to $200K + bonus Industry: Financial Services


Our client, a proprietary trading firm in downtown Chicago, is looking for a seasoned Data Scientist to join their team. This role will sit in a newly created group that is being tasked with working on projects that will help the company work more efficiently. You will be given the opportunity to work within a very innovative group that is answering interesting business questions for their trading business and investment companies.


-Converting human pattern recognition and decision-making processes into automated aspects of the trading workflow.

-Discovering innovative solutions to known problems that will support and expand their core business.

-Driving the firm forward with new ideas that will impact the way they leverage market data.

-Mentoring junior researchers 





5+ years experience in a quantitative field, with at least 2 of those years focused on machine learning or deep learning.

Extensive knowledge of statistical modeling.

Ability to work independently and complete projects in a timely manner.

Experience working with large, messy or incomplete data sets.

Expertise in Python (Pytorch and Tensorflow preferred) and SQL.



Salary range varies depending on level.

keywords: machine learning, deep learning, tensorflow, pytorch, python, sql, proprietary trading, data science, big data, statistical modeling, financial services, analytics


Heidi Kalish
Executive Recruiter

Heidi brings a depth of experience and expertise in recruiting quantitative professionals. She has partnered with candidates within predictive analytics, data science, and operations research and understands the nuances of all of these areas.
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