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About I Know First

I Know First is a financial technology company that provides daily investment forecasts based on an advanced, self-learning algorithm.

I Know First uses an algorithm based on artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict the stock market. Currently tracking and predicting a growing universe of 2,000 financial assets, the algorithm is designed for large financial institutions and hedge funds, while also making the world of algorithmic trading available to retail investors for the first time.

Location: Tel Aviv

Website: Learn more at I Know First

Available positions:

 

Business Operations Intern

Internship Description: I Know First is looking for a business operations intern with programming experience to expand the automation of some of its internal processes. The work will streamline company operations and improve cost efficiency.

The intern will expand the current implementation in Excel-VBA of software used in the daily publication on the company website of the stock market forecasts computed by the I Know First algorithm. The developed software will receive as input the financial forecasts, realized returns, and additional parameters needed in the publication and return .xml documents to be uploaded to the website. This position is for a result-oriented individual who is keen on programming projects and will be an excellent opportunity to gain experience in financial markets, web-page development and deployment, VBA macro-programming, and operations analysis.

Responsibilities include:

  • Streamlining internal operations
  • Analyzing operational flows and identifying inefficiencies
  • Software development as needed

Requirements:

  • Degree of pursuing a degree in a relevant field (Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related)
  • Programming experience (Excel-VBA an advantage)
  • Desire to learn and apply new skills in a team setting

For further information about this postion, please contact us: [email protected]

Research Analyst

Internship Description: Immerse yourself in the world of analyzing financial markets, algorithmic performance, conducting market research and business development strategies.

After learning how to analyze and implement the algorithm, you will be expected to do in-depth research and analysis for articles that will be posted on financial publication websites (with your name on the article) for our analytical branch, I Know First Research. The intern will be working hands on with I Know First staff in terms of business development and is expected to be able to take initiative.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing algorithmic performance
  • Performing qualitative and quantitative research of financial markets and writing exemplary articles representing I Know First research
  • Collaborating with the I Know First team to develop and enhance general business strategies
  • Assisting in day to day operations, as needed

Requirements:

  • English or Hebrew as a mother tongue, must be able to speak English
  • Advanced web search and research skills across industries and markets
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Well-organized and passionate about the product and vision

For further information about this postion, please contact us: [email protected]

Marketing And Social Media Strategist

Internship Description: I Know First is looking for a creative individual who will assist in the development and implementation of strategic marketing campaigns.

The marketing intern will be responsible for overseeing a strong social media presence, including campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Besides the social media responsibilities, the intern will learn how to use Google Analytics to make better advertising decisions and create marketing material to attract traffic to the site, while having the freedom to start their own marketing strategies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing social media activity
  • Maintaining online media presence and creating online content
  • Analyzing web analytics
  • Planning marketing/advertising strategy and evaluating return on investment

Requirements:

  • Proficient with social media
  • Strong verbal/communication skills with the ability to be persuasive
  • Basic understanding of the financial markets
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office + skills with Photoshop or any video editing tools is a great advantage

For further information about this postion, please contact us: [email protected]

Web Design & Analytics Intern

Internship Description: This opportunity is for a result-oriented individual who is keen on web development and programming projects.

This position includes overseeing our existing websites, as well as improving upon those websites with innovative solutions. Along with working on the design and overall functionality of the sites, you will use Google Analytics to help judge what strategies are working to attract traffic and how to improve the company’s online presence.

Responsibilities Included

  • Implementing key web projects
  • Creating interactive programs implementing trading strategies
  • Compiling reports on our web stats and analytics presenting suggestions and improvements

Requirements

  • Knowledge with Word Press and Drupal
  • Have a strong knowledge of web technologies
  • Have a basic understanding of design

For further information about this postion, please contact us: [email protected]

Quantitative Analyst

Internship Description: I Know First is looking for a self-motivated, mathematically inclined intern to analyze the algorithm and identify trends.

This position will work directly with Dr. Lipa Roitman and the algorithm to identify trends and create trading strategies to maximize returns using the algorithm. This includes, but is not limited to, running algorithmic regressions, data modeling, and back testing strategies using the algorithm.

Responsibilities Include

  • Developing a strong understanding of the algorithm and its inputs
  • Analyzing the algorithm’s performance for different markets over varying time ranges
  • Implementing optimal trading strategies to maximize returns from the algorithm

Requirements

  • Have at least a strong background in advanced mathematics
  • A basic understanding of Macros in Microsoft Excel
  • A programming background is a strong advantage

For further information on internships, please contact us: [email protected]