Office Admin/Receptionist

The Voleon Group, Berkeley

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Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.
Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced technology and finance professionals. The people who shape our company come from other backgrounds, too, including concert music performance, humanitarian aid, opera singing, sports writing, and the submarine service. You will be part of a team that loves to succeed together.
In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages, technology talks by our experts, a beautiful modern office, daily catered lunches, and more.
As the Receptionist and Office Assistant, you will report directly to the Senior Manager, Human Resources and Facilities. As the first point of contact between the company and its visitors, you will play a vital role in making a positive first impression on investors, recruits, vendors, and our other guests. You will help keep our office running, too. This is a fast-paced role that will involve multiple varied responsibilities. This role is a means to make a difference: you will make our guests feel welcome, and you will help enhance our colleagues’ productivity.


  • Oversee our lobby area, acting as a receptionist to welcome and sign-in visitors
  • Act as a liaison for guests throughout the day of their visit, which includes providing a comfortable office environment, giving tours, obtaining food and beverages, and being a point of contact for questions
  • Deliver excellent service for day-to-day responsibilities, such as acting as phone receptionist, assisting with set-up of daily catered lunches, stocking refrigerators, managing mail and packages, etc.
  • Open and close our facilities on a daily basis ensuring they are set up for the day and secure for the evening
  • Work with our office manager to proactively address employees’ work environment needs, including ensuring supplies are maintained and organized and assisting in the orderly upkeep of our office
  • Work with our office manager to proactively address facilities issues as they arise
  • Support behind the scenes operations of office events and activities
  • Provide additional support for ongoing and ad-hoc Human Resources and Facilities responsibilities
  • Cover for team members who are absent


  • At least one year of work experience
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds and to stock refrigerators and shelves
  • Bachelor’s degree (a plus)
  • Authorization to work in the United States
The Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

About The Voleon Group

Co-founded in 2007 by two leading scientists, The Voleon Group combines an academic approach to research with an emphasis on scalability and risk management to deliver cutting-edge technology at the forefront of the finance industry. Many of our leaders and employees hold doctorates in statistics, computer science, and mathematics, among other quantitative disciplines. We are committed to exemplary performance in all aspects of our research and operations, while maintaining a culture of intellectual curiosity and flexibility. Voleon’s CEO holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford and previously founded and led a successful technology startup. Our Chief Investment Officer/Director of Research is a Statistics faculty member at UC Berkeley, where he earned his Ph.D.

The Voleon Group

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