About CloudQuant

CloudQuant provides alternative data showcasing services to alternative data providers including bespoke AI, Machine Learning, and data science services. Fundamental and quantitative investors utilize the cloud-based institutional-grade analytics technology and detailed backtests to quickly research alternative datasets in a novel “try-before-you-buy” data shopping experience.

CloudQuant demonstrates the value in alternative data to accelerate data sales for vendor partners and increase ROI for data purchasers.

We are Quantitative Investors, Proprietary Traders, Machine Learning Experts, Fundamental Investors, CPAs, CFAs, MBAs, PhDs, MFMs, CIOs, Data Scientists, AI Research Consultants

We are a global crowd research network.

We use and license PaaS technology solutions for Visualization, Data Science, Advanced Data APIs, Artificial Intelligence, High-Resolution Backtesting, High-Frequency Trading Engines, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Proprietary Alpha Signal broadcasting.

Head of Alt Data & Technology Sales

March 12, 2020

Title: Head of Alt Data & Technology Sales – Global FINTECH Firm
ID: 2089
Department: Management
Location: Chicago
Summary: The VP OF SALES will be integral in expanding the firm’s client pipeline and sell novel alternative datasets and proprietary technology solutions to alternative and traditional asset managers, as well as other potential client types.

Technology spinout from existing financial firm is seeking an experienced sales professional to lead its Financial Services Team. In this role as VP OF SALES, he/she will be integral in expanding the firm’s client pipeline and sell novel alternative datasets and proprietary technology solutions to alternative and traditional asset managers, as well as other potential client types.

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least ten to fifteen (10-15) years of relevant experience with a proven track record in a quota-carrying sales role that involves prospecting and developing leads
  • Must come with a strong network in the asset management industry, and have FinTech or fund services experience
  • Must have direct experience utilizing digital marketing tools such as email campaigns, social media and marketing automation/engagement tools to generate sales qualified leads
  • Must be proactive, highly analytical, and a driven self-starter with superior sales abilities and experience running sales teams
  • Must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about working in a collaborative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Reports to the Chief Executive Officer
  • Sell alternative data, PaaS technology and Analytics/AI consulting services to asset managers
  • Manage the sales team as a player-coach and building the team over time
  • Provide direction to marketing team to enhance their efficacy in generating marketing qualified leads
  • Establish criterion for sales qualified lead promotion process
  • Lead the sales process for the existing sales pipeline
  • Develop and expand the pipeline of potential clients, both in the US and worldwide
  • Maintain an in depth understanding of the firm’s business and capabilities in order to demonstrate value to potential clients
  • Work with the Chief Executive Officer and other VP-level executives to provide input on and shape the firm’s overall strategy and execution of new business development initiatives
  • Evangelize the CloudQuant vision within the professional money manager community
  • Build relationships for the long term to allow for cross selling of additional data sets and services.
  • Collaborate with thought leaders in industry to build a better service level for clients.
  • Represent CloudQuant at Trade Shows within approved sales budget
  • Prospect, forecast, and planning of new business opportunities and deals within the company CRM
  • Achieve quarterly sales objectives and forecast sales activity accurately

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Relevant Quota-carrying Sales Role: 10 years (Required)
  • Digital marketing and sales experience

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Commissions
  • Bonus
  • Company Profit Sharing

Work Location:

  • Chicago, IL (preferred)

Alternative Data & PaaS Technology Salesperson

March 12, 2020
Title: Sales Executive at Global FinTech Firm
ID: 2091
Department: Administrative
Location: N/A
Summary: Technology spinout from existing financial firm is seeking an experienced sales professional to represent our Financial Services Team.

SALES EXECUTIVE AT A GLOBAL FINTECH FIRM

Base Salary is flexible (based upon candidate and experience)

Excellent benefits including generous vacation days, bonus and company profit sharing

Technology spinout from existing financial firm is seeking an experienced sales professional to represent our Financial Services Team. In this role as SALES EXECUTIVE, he/she will be integral in expanding the firm’s client pipeline and sell innovative alternative datasets and proprietary technology solutions to alternative and traditional asset managers, as well as other potential client types.

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least two (2) years of relevant experience with a proven track record in a quota-carrying sales role that involves prospecting and developing leads
  • Preferred with a strong network in the asset management industry, and have FinTech, buy-side or sell-side experience
  • Preferred to have direct experience utilizing digital marketing tools such as CRM and email campaigns, social media and marketing automation/engagement tools to generate sales qualified leads
  • Must be proactive, highly analytical, and a driven self-starter with superior interpersonal skills and sales abilities and experience running sales teams
  • Must possess exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about working in a collaborative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Reports to the Head of Sales
  • Sell alternative data, PaaS technology and Analytics/AI consulting services to asset managers
  • Be a collaborative contributory to a global sales team for alternative data and innovative technology
  • Provide feedback to marketing team to enhance their efficacy in generating marketing qualified leads
  • Develop and expand the pipeline of potential clients, both in the US and worldwide
  • Maintain an in depth understanding of the firm’s business and capabilities in order to demonstrate value to potential clients
  • Evangelize the CloudQuant vision within the professional money manager community
  • Build relationships for the long term to allow for cross selling of additional data sets and services.
  • Represent CloudQuant at Trade Shows
  • Prospect, forecast, and planning of new business opportunities and deals within the company CRM
  • Achieve quarterly sales objectives and forecast sales activity accurately

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Relevant Quota-carrying Sales Role: 2 years (Required)
  • Digital marketing and sales experience

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Commissions
  • Bonus
  • Company Profit Sharing

Work Location:

  • New York/New England Region

Data and Software Engineer

March 12, 2020
Title: Data and Software Engineer
ID: 2090
Department: IT Development
Location: Chicago
Summary: Responsible for developing cutting edge data analytics, and AI applications as well as onboarding new datasets to be used by our Data Showcasing and PaaS Financial Technology Businesses.

The Data and Software Engineer will join the engineering team of a rapidly growing and global start-up in the Alternative Data and FinTech space. You will be responsible for developing cutting edge data analytics, and AI applications as well as onboarding new datasets to be used by our Data Showcasing and PaaS Financial Technology Businesses. You will be responsible for working on numerous innovative technologies and projects that enable date vendors to accelerate their data sales and for global fundamental and quantitative investment managers to generate a higher ROI on their data purchases.

We have developed innovative, next-generation data exploring, and algorithmic testing and trading systems. This position will have the opportunity to participate in pushing your technology and knowledge skills to the next level. The learning curve never stops at CloudQuant.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Dataset onboarding: You will work with new datasets and internal tools to bring datasets into our data driven systems. This includes mapping data to related companies and building configurations for APIs that utilize those datasets.
  • Software Development: Python and C++ development projects depending upon skill set.

Compensation & Benefits:

This is a full-time salaried position with paid time-off, medical and dental benefits, and opportunities for advancement. Bonuses are paid based upon individual and company performance.

Requirements:

  • Python 3 (2+ years) with understanding of Pandas, Numpy, Asyncio
  • C++ with Templates (2+ years)
  • Jupyter Hub / JupyterLab / Jupyter Notebooks (1+ years)
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Financial or Technical
  • Debugging
  • GIT
  • Linux
  • Continuous Building and Test Systems
  • Communication skills (verbal, written)

Would be great if you also have:

  • Trading industry interest and/or experience (stocks, futures, FX, crypto, etc.)
  • Data science/engineering experience
  • Exposure to Machine learning and Recommendation Systems
  • Kubernetes
  • QT experience
  • Javascript
  • Grafana
  • ​​​​​​Airflow

Location:

Chicago, IL