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Data Analyst / QA - Python and R with SQL in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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Job Description

Fulltime role
Please no 3rd parties, corp to corp. Must be direct hire with candidate eligable to work in the US free of sponsorship

Seeking a Data Analyst / QA who is interested in the quant and data scientist world but doesn't want to become one in the immediate future.

Ideally need strong python and R. 1-2 years of experience and an Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Stats, Applied Mathematics.

The Data Analyst / QA Specialist will expand our Quality Assurance team and work closely with a small group of engineers on our flagship product. The successful candidate will work to ensure the quality of both our data and our software. They will bring with them demonstrated experience in both realms.


  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in Windows and Linux based environments including utilizing industry standard processes and tools
  • Passion for DATA! Data Mining and overall love for working with large Data Sets!
  • STRONG experience in relational databases and writing and understanding SQL
  • Basic understanding of Statistics and/or Applied Mathematics is essential
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages such as Python or R is REQUIRED!
  • An understanding of financial market data, and options is a PLUS!


  • Perform hands-on QA including data quality, new features and regression testing
  • Create and execute automated verification scripts
  • Write test documents including test plan, test cases and test summaries
  • Participate in the design process to ensure QA deliveries
  • Assist in defining new, and refine existing, processes and procedures
  • Design data quality checks using our in-house QA framework
  • Perform data mining and data analysis


  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Stats, Applied Mathematics or related field is required.