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Tech Talents - Financial World Wants You!

The tech world is experiencing downsizing, but there are always opportunities elsewhere.


๐ŸŸฉ CFPB Looking For Technologists


CFPB currently is hiring talents with skills in Data Science & Strategy, Software

Engineering, Product Management, Design & UX.


These technologists will work on projects such as:

  • Perform technical investigative research

  • Analyze models regarding discriminatory bias

  • Research how big techs harvest and monetize consumer data

Without the proper skill sets, it is hard to regulate the tech-heavy financial world.


๐ŸŸง Goldman Sachs Eyes Innovation


Goldman Sachs recently hired Jared Cohen from Alphabet, who founded the incubator program Jigsaw at the tech giant.


Cohen and co-chief information officer George Lee will head a new group named โ€œOffice of Applied Innovationโ€.


The mandate is to โ€œidentify and advance commercial opportunities for the firm that are ๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’Š๐’๐’•๐’†๐’“๐’”๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’๐’‡ ๐’‚ ๐’„๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’ ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ๐’†๐’•๐’‘๐’๐’‚๐’„๐’†, ๐’”๐’‰๐’Š๐’‡๐’•๐’” ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’†๐’๐’‘๐’๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐’๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’”๐’„๐’‚๐’‘๐’† ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’“๐’‚๐’‘๐’Š๐’…๐’๐’š ๐’†๐’—๐’๐’๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’†๐’„๐’‰๐’๐’๐’๐’๐’ˆ๐’šโ€, according to CEO David Soloman.


๐ŸŸฆ Citiโ€™s Tech Hiring Plan


Citi previously announced the plan to hire 4,000 tech staff to digitalize its institutional clientsโ€™ experience. 1,000 of the new hires will join the market technology division.


Sources:

CFPB

CNBC


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