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Machine Learning Engineer

  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 19-06593
  • Date: November 07, 2019
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Job Description - Machine Learning Engineer



The ideal candidate will have considerable experience combining high performance computing, multi-variate statistics, advanced machine learning algorithms and open-source approaches to develop and deploy robust products on Cloud and Big Data environment. Experience/interest in quantum computing, quantum circuit design will be a plus.


This position will be based in Boston, MA


The Team


The Advanced Technology for Investment Management (ATIM) is an innovation team within the Firm.  ATIM makes pivotal investments in building break-through technologies as practical and innovative investment capabilities.  The goal is to continually strengthen investment decision support, create portfolio construction insights and support personalized investment goals. The team works within an innovation ecosystem that includes partners from investment, client relations, technology and centralized R&D units. ATIM seeks cross-domain authorities with backgrounds that connect investment management, machine learning and technology implementation. We cultivate success through a rigorous, collaborative approach that builds, tests, and iterates as we learn and seek challenging processes and problems in investment management.


The Expertise You Have


·         Master's Degree or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

·         Proven background implementing complex algorithms into massive parallel computing framework

·         Industry experience in designing and managing machine learning models in commercialized products

·         Expertise in model evaluation and computation performance tuning on production environment

·         Strong data exploration and analysis skills using advanced SQL

·         Proven success developing and tuning the performance of large-scale computing algorithms with Java/Scala, C/C++, Python or Assembly language with parallel programming approaches such as MapReduce on Hadoop, in-memory computing on SPARK, multi-GPU Servers or Quantum Computing platforms

·         A good track record in partnering with local and offshore teams in technology design, implementation and delivery


The Skills You Bring



·         Hands-on experience in deploying Client solutions in production on cloud infrastructure.

·         Passion for the financial markets, products, and investment process (including: Fixed Income Analytics, Asset Pricing Models and Multi-Factor Risk Models)

·         Good applied knowledge with statistical models, predictive models and time series analysis (such as regression, classification, simulation, dimension reduction techniques)

·         Good applied knowledge of mathematical algorithms of solving common optimization problems (including linear/nonlinear/integer programming)

·         Desire to work with interactive web tools and quick prototyping with visualization 


·         Experience with tuning and optimizing low-level languages for enhancing computing performance

·         Knowledge with quantum computing, applying existing quantum computing libraries and quantum circuit design


The Value You Deliver


·         Advancing the research and development of AI/Client methods as components in the delivery of innovative investment management technology solutions

·         Designing and implementing portfolio risk and optimization techniques to deliver industry differentiated capabilities

·         Effective partnering across technology, AI Center of Excellence and investment teams 



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