Junior Data Scientist/Database Engineer - Technology

Arena Investors, LP

Arena Investors, LP

IT, Data Science
United States
Posted on Friday, October 21, 2022


Please Note: This job is advertised for our office in Jacksonville Fl, but open to remote in the Southeast Region. (Florida, Georgia, North/South Carolina, Virginia, Alabama, Texas)

Arena Investors, LP ("Arena") is a global investment management firm that seeks to generate attractive risk adjusted, consistent and uncorrelated returns by employing a fundamentals based, asset-oriented financing and investing strategy across the entire credit spectrum in areas where conventional sources of capital are scarce. Arena specializes in off-the-run, stressed, distressed, illiquid and esoteric special situation transactions through originations and acquisitions of asset-oriented investments across a wide array of asset types (including but not limited to private direct corporate credit, commercial real estate bridge lending, and commercial and consumer assets).

Quaestor Advisors, LLC (“Quaestor”) is an affiliated Special Servicer, which provides mid and back office services, including asset management, to Arena Investors and external clients.

Quaestor is looking to expand the Technology team, through the addition of a junior-to-mid-level database developer/data scientist who has a passion for coding, troubleshooting data and solving problems. The right candidate would be a key contributor to a proprietary financial data warehouse that is crucial to running its business. Responsivities would include analyzing data, troubleshooting logic problems, monitoring data health and developing data transformations/stored procedures while learning to interface with business-side sponsors from asset management, accounting, and operations. Ideal candidates will be organized, analytical, self-motivated, resourceful and able to work/communicate effectively with all internal functional groups.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a large-scale fintech platform while honing one’s technical skills and learning the private credit business.


  • Analyze/Troubleshoot financial data of Arena’s Data warehouse.
  • Assist with projects/tasks related to data analysis, data visualization, and reporting for our Operations, Finance & Asset Management departments.
  • Develop stored procedures and data transformations.
  • Develop PowerBI visualizations.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science from a top university.
  • 3-5 years experience in technology – tech pure play, startup, fintech, etc.
  • Internships/Co-ops experience is a plus.
  • Strong Relational Database knowledge (MS SQL Server, etc).
  • Fluency in SQL, T-SQL, Stored Procedures.
  • Familiarity with PowerBI (or Tableau) for data visualizations.
  • Familiarity with SSRS for reporting.
  • Experience with accounting, fund-accounting, trading operations-related data a plus.
  • Familiarity with web development (HTML5, Javascript, jQuery, CSS, REST, etc) a plus.
  • Familiarity with OOP and at least one language (C#, Java, etc) a plus.
  • Comfortable with Agile/Scrum SDLC.
  • A positive attitude, strong work ethic and a desire to work collaboratively across the organization.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • COVID Vaccinated
  • Benefits

    • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
    • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
    • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
    • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
    • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
    • Short Term & Long Term Disability
    • Training & Development
    • Work From Home
    • Free Food & Snacks
    • Wellness Resources