Data Scientist / Developer

Recruiter
Ad Astra Holdings Inc.
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Based on experience with performance bonus
Posted
04 May 2022
Closes
03 Jun 2022
Ref
14765593
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Objectives under the direction of our R&D program:
- Work with large data sets to predict and test statistical market patterns
- Conceptualize strategies, develop and improve models, and translate algorithms into code
- Back test and implement trading models and signals in a live trading environment

Skills/Experience/Qualifications:
We are looking for someone with a minimum of 3-years worth of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models. The candidate should have a Masters or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or a similar subject, and be familiar with the following software tools:
- Hands on programming experience with object-oriented languages: C++, C#, and/or Python
- In-depth knowledge and experience of statistical modelling and data mining techniques (e.g. time-series analysis, machine learning, pattern recognition)
- A background demonstrating strong analytical problem solving skills
- Experience building and back-testing advanced machine learning algorithms for classification, regression and clustering
- Proficiency in creating and using algorithms to investigate and work through large data or error-checking problems

In addition, the candidate should be a collaborative team player, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to work autonomously. The role will be supervised and training will be provided.

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