Quantitative Data Scientist

Capita Resourcing
£60000 - £120000/annum 20% bonus + 25 days holidays
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quantitative Data Scientist needed for a British based company providing software and services, such as analytics and market data, equity and trading.

As the Quantitative Data Scientist, you will be, an innovative thinker and interested in algorithmic trading and enhancing trading algorithms for equities business and beyond.

You will be reporting directly to the Head of Algorithmic development.

Your experience and skills

- A doctorate/master's degree in computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics
- Very good understanding of data exploration and modelling.
- Good understanding of market dynamics and ability to explain/visualize/large data sets.
- Big data analysis and machine learning skills very useful.

You are:
- Proficient using Java and/or C#
- Knowledge of at least one statistical language (R, Matlab, etc.)
- Ideally Octave or TCL
- Well versed in Computer Science fundamentals and modern software development practices.
- A keen learner and enjoy a challenge.
- Interested in market structure and trading.

This is a great opportunity to join a company operating around all major banking firms

Capita IT Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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