Assessment Writer and Reviewer

Correlation One

Correlation One is an education technology company building the workforce development platform of the future. 

We close skill gaps for enterprises, governments and individuals, while empowering disenfranchised segments of the workforce. By providing training-to-job programs that are 100% free for learners, we eliminate traditional barriers to opportunities. We are committed to helping enterprises like Amazon, Walmart, Prudential, Citadel, Colgate, Johnson & Johnson, Target, Merck and others reskill their workforces to prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow. We build community-oriented, jobs-first learning experiences that offer a human touch and leverage technology to create best-in-class outcomes for everyone. 

Each program is taught by industry leaders and experts, professors and teaching assistants, delivered virtually to cohort-based learning communities. We currently run over 12 types of programs for 12,000+ learners each year in 10+ countries, and we plan to grow 5-10x in the next two years. 

Correlation One is proud to be ranked #6 in LinkedIn’s Top Startups 2022 list and a Fast Company’s World Changing Idea winner. Join us as we build the workplace development platform of the future!  

Program/Contract Specific InformationWe design assessments for clients to support their internal hiring process. Questions are focused on topics covering data analysis, financial modeling, and trading algorithms. This assessment will be designed for individuals who are experts in the field of mathematics, statistics, economics, and finance, demonstrating a keen interest in advanced quantitative research. The goal of the assessment will be to identify top-tier candidates with the skills and knowledge needed to analyze substantial datasets. The assessment writer will design questions with this goal in mind, ensuring the client’s candidates will be tested on their skills for analyzing large datasets and ability to employ techniques from diverse branches of applied mathematics and statistics to develop sophisticated models for financial markets. This is a part-time, contract opportunity. This contract will start at the end of April. You can anticipate 5-10 hours of work per week. There will be cycles of heavy work, with cycles of downtime while your work is reviewed.

A day in the life (task and responsibilities)

  • Create assessment questions encompassing various question types and difficulty levels that are reflective of the given Mathematical and Statistical concepts and their practical applications in professional financial and trading settings.
  • Responsible for ensuring the assessment can be used as a tool to evaluate the job candidates’ skills, knowledge, and abilities. Assessment results should indicate a candidate’s ability to succeed in the job. 
  • Ensure all questions align with the specific job requirements, client goals, and  Correlation One’s content quality principles (questions are effective, engaging, and inclusive).
  • Ensure all questions are clear, answerable, have reasonable distractors if multiple choice, and are accurate. Provide step-by-step solutions to each question.  
  • Iteratively refine assessments based on constructive feedback, ensuring a continuous improvement cycle and maintaining a high standard of quality and relevance.
  • Review and provide feedback on questions not authored by you. 
  • Uphold exceptional communication throughout the duration of the project, providing regular updates on your work. 

Your expertise (qualifications)

  • Master’s or higher degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, or a related field
  • Over 3 years of industry experience in the quantitative trading, quantitative research, or finance sector in a data-oriented role, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the respective industry’s operations and challenges.
  • 2 years of assessment writing experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for applying data-driven approaches to real-world problems
  • Ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines
  • Proficiency in the following topics 
    • Statistics 
    • Algorithms
    • Classical probability
    • Information processing 
    • Linear algebra
    • Permutations and combinations
    • Brain teasers (more akin to algorithms)
    • Statistical processes 
    • Statistical modeling 
    • Logical reasoning

Where you are

  • This role is remote and can be located anywhere that is compatible with the EST time zone. We are headquartered in New York City and have office space in Midtown Manhattan.


An estimation of the range for this position is $45-$65/hr.

Correlation One’s Commitment 

Correlation One is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. Correlation One provides a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions at Correlation One are based solely on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants to bring their unique skills, experiences, and outlook to our work environment. 

Correlation One is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Correlation One strives to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact




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