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Wealthfront | Redwood City, CA
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Job Description

* Develop models and algorithms underlying our financial planning and investment products
* Develop actionable insights based on empirical analyses / modeling of relevant data
* Contribute to the development of research infrastructure for modelling, optimization, backtesting, analytics, and data management, to ensure an efficient and robust research process
* Investigate, identify, and acquire internal / external datasets
* Collaborate with other teams (engineering, product, design, marketing, and compliance) to commercialize new products and ongoing enhancements to existing products


* PhD degree in economics / finance / operations research / statistics (or a related discipline with a strong focus on quantitative analysis)
* Experience analyzing complex data and building statistical models
* Strong background in econometrics / statistics / optimization / machine learning
* Programming competency in R and / or Matlab and / or Python
* Programming competency in SQL preferred
* Strong presentation skills and ability to communicate technical content to an audience with varied backgrounds

About Wealthfront:

For more information please visit www.wealthfront.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Wealthfront

Investing with outstanding money managers has never been easier. Wealthfront levels the playing field, enabling individual investors to access money manager selection methodologies used by the premier endowments. Previously, these managers invested exclusively on behalf of large institutions and the super-wealthy; now, they accept individual investors with a $10,000 minimum.