Data Scientist


Guggenheim Insurance Services is seeking a Data Scientist. Reporting to the Head of Liquid Strategies, this person will join a strong team, working on the expansion of the risk, performance & trading analytics platform. The ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. in an empirical science with solid development skills in Python and R, with C++ and MATLAB being a plus. In addition s/he will have a strong background in algorithm complexity, machine learning, HPC, and parallel processing. The Data Scientist position is located in New York.


  • Research Big Data sets to identify and implement investment strategies


  • Ph.D in an empirical science: physics, biology, statistics
  • Dissertation involving the use of computational tools
  • 3-5 years in the finance industry, using Big Data & machine learning techniques on real datasets
  • Multivariate time series analysis
  • Algorithm complexity
  • Machine learning, HPC, parallel processing
  • Strong data visualization techniques
  • Python, R a must. C++, MATLAB a plus
  • Expert in pandas, scikit-learn, statsmodels, scipy, matplotlib, HDF5 libraries
  • Windows and Linux
  • Strong data visualization techniques
  • Proactive and solutions-oriented; innovative and results-driven
  • Ability to share code and participate in the development of software with multiple contributors
  • bility to absorb new information quickly
  • Comfortable in a fast paced environment
  • Comfortable juggling multiple projects and managing time independently
  • Excellent communication skills


Guggenheim Insurance Services offers a unified set of advisory services to ensure efficiency and long-term success for insurance companies. GIS advises insurance company management teams on topics including asset liability management, best actuarial practices, capital management, cost structure benchmarks, expense management, M&A strategy and execution, product development, product strategy, and transactions and products.

To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people, who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.

Guggenheim Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified and inclusive workforce.

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