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Hanlon Lab Assistant - Spring 2022 (II)
Stevens Institute of Technology

Date Posted Jan. 8, 2022
Title Hanlon Lab Assistant - Spring 2022 (II)
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Technology & Information Management
    Statistics & Actuarial Science

Job Description

Job Description
The Hanlon Financial Systems Lab has several openings for lab assistants. The positions are open to currently enrolled students at Stevens.

The position requirements include:

  • Assisting the Hanlon Lab operations (hardware, software, and databases)
  • Providing support for students and faculty using the Lab (courses and events)
  • Contributing to various research or web projects
  • Exceptional learning ability of the complex systems operating in the Hanlon Lab
  • Excellent oral and writing skills
  • Availability to work 10-20 hours / week including several weekends during the semester.

There are 3 lab assistant tracks:

  • Financial Databases
  • Web, Media, and Communications
  • Servers

A background in one or more of the following areas: Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics is required. The position is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Financial Databases Skills (at least 2 of the following):

  • Financial instruments datasets query/retrieval/processing experience (Bloomberg, WRDS, Quantmod, etc.)
  • Database language knowledge such as SQL variants (MySQL, WinSQL, PostgreSQL), Oracle, NoSQL variants, or Hadoop.
  • Programming languages (C++, C#, JAVA, Python, etc.)
  • Statistical and Financial Software (R, Matlab, Mathematica, R, SAS, Tableau, Stata, etc.)
  • API development

Web, Media, and Communications Skills (at least 2 of the following):

  • Proficiency in front-end technologies and frameworks such as HTML & Bootstrap, Javascript & Node.js
  • Create storyboards, scripts, multimedia, narration, graphics, and animations.
  • Responsible for video production and post-production audio and video editing.
  • Interview Research Teams and produce short videos.
  • Assisting the Hanlon Lab operations
  • Excellent oral and writing skills

Servers Skills (at least 2 of the following):

  • Maintain and develop applications for storage, computational, and virtual servers.
  • Participate in lab projects involving server/client development.
  • Excellent programming skills.
  • OS administration (Windows, Linux)

Submission requirements:

  • Your current copy of the Curriculum Vitae. Please make sure that you indicate the degree pursued at Stevens, the expected graduation date, and most recent GPA.
  • Cover letter (maximum 1 page) that specifies your background / knowledge / skills relevant for the position. Please make sure that you include specific details related to your prior experience. Indicate the lab assistant track selected for your application: (Financial Databases), (Web, Media, and Communications), (Servers).

If you are applying for Web, Media and Communication track, please include a short sample of writing that describes a personal learning experience at Stevens and how it helped your future development.

Please do not mention skills for which you do not have a working knowledge.

Hanlon Financial System Laboratory
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