FinTech - Senior Data Scientist - Centre of Excellence

London (Greater)
£70000 - £110000 per annum
27 Nov 2017
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I am working with a very well-funded Fin-Tech based out of the West-End that is looking to establish a new Data Science Centre of Excellence in London.

The leadership team is seeking experienced Data Scientists to initially lay the ground-work and shape the team as it expands, given their YOY growth rate has been over 50% since their inception.

This is a "hands-on" role, below are some responsibilities for this role:

  • Design and Develop statistical models
  • Assessing, cleaning, merging, and analyzing large scale data-sets.
  • Utilize advanced statistical software to develop linear/non-linear, parametric/non-parametric, and classical/machine learning based predictive modeling/data mining analytic methodologies
  • Create weekly and monthly reports to monitor model performance
  • Writing of clear and detailed model documentation
  • Occasional interaction with business partners to understand the needs and goals of the portfolio
  • Present findings and make recommendations to Analytics team, Execs and business leaders

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum M.S./M.A. in a highly quantitative field (Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, or other quantitatively-oriented degree) required. Doctoral Degree is a plus.
  • Strong quantitative / statistical modeling capabilities.
  • Experience within the Financial Services sector is a plus, but not required.
  • Strong SAS (Statistical Analytical Software) & Hadoop skills preferred, with ability to conduct extensive data research. Candidates with experience with other software such as R, MATLAB, SQL, and/or SPSS will also be considered.
  • Knowledge of typical data mining techniques is a plus.

Please call Ahad Shadab at HFG to discuss the role and organisation in further detail.