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Junior Data Scientist

Salary £55k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sectors Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/TXH/31563
Contact Tim Holbrough
Date posted 15-05-2019

Junior Data Scientist
Our Client, a top asset management firm seeks a new Junior Data Scientist, the successful candidate will be responsible for the effective delivery of data driven investment research by helping to discover information hidden in vast quantities of data.

Your key responsibilities in this role will be:
• Writing time-series and data science solutions in Python to solve various investment focused research questions.
• Exploratory data analysis, cleansing, feature-engineering and selection using a variety of traditional and machine learning techniques.
• Creativity in designing ways to visualise and communicate results to analysts and fund managers.
• Ensuring industry standard tools, techniques, and practices are being adopted and embedded into the research process.
• Using a combined knowledge of hacking skills, modelling, statistics, analytics and maths to solve problems.
• Implement models into production by collaborating with developers and data engineers.
• Propose solutions and strategies to technical challenges as they arise.
• Proactively sourcing additional external structured and unstructured data sets to enhance services and insights.
• Knowledge and experience of the Python Libraries: Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, StatsModels, scikit-learn, Seaborn, and Matplotlib is essential to be successful in this role.
• Exposure and understanding of alternative datasets.
• Experience using collaboration tools such as Confluence, Teams, Slack.
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