Data Scientist – Risk


Los Angeles CA


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Job ID: EB-1181540418
Category: Technology
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Our Los Angeles office is hiring for an experienced Data Scientist to join our Risk and Credit Group. The primary function of this role is to act as a Data Scientist for the Risk Management Department, and a Project Manager/Liaison for all related Risk systems and IT functions. You will need to design SQL queries and relational databases to carry out daily tasks and automate reports for the risk management department.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Build, monitor, distribute risk reports and margin calculations
• Design SQL query and relational databases to carry out daily tasks and automate reports
• Create and Manage risk dashboards
• Perform complex data analysis on account balances and positions across the firm
• Manage ad hoc projects as requested by leadership
• Be the system administrator and point of contact for various risk systems and tools
• Present and explain analysis in a non-technical and accessible manner alongside data visualization
• Perform other tasks and duties as required and assigned

Required Experience

• Bachelors Degree from an accredited University, preferably in Computer Science, Data Science, or related field
• Advanced proficiency in SQL and understanding of data access tools
• 5+ years experience in Information Technology, preferably for a financial services firm
• 5+ years experience in Data Analytics, Risk Analysis, or related role
• Understanding of Equities, Options, and Margin is a plus
• Must be detail oriented and maintain data integrity
• Creative, solution-oriented mindset with the ability to handle pressure to meet deadlines
• Able to work with minimal supervision, taking ownership of work and completing tasks in timely manner, while adapting rapidly to changing work environments, priorities and organizational needs
• Ability to identify gaps in existing processes and gain efficiency through automation.
• Experience working with multiple teams across different time zones

What we offer:

• Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage with multiple health plan options for you and your family
• Health Savings Account with company-sponsored contributions
• Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) traditional and dependent care
• Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
• 401(k) plan with discretionary, competitive company matching and profit-sharing contributions
• Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250/year
• 3 weeks of Paid Time Off
• 2 weeks of Paid Sick Time (may vary by location)
• 10 Paid Holidays
• Charitable Donation Matching Contributions
• Paid Leave (Military, Jury Duty, Volunteer Time Off, Disability, etc.)
• FINRA License Sponsorship
• Travel & Employee Assistance and Employee Discount Programs

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