Research Scientist

Recruiter
Searchability
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Research Scientist - Python / R / C / Java / Reinforcement Learning EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR A RESEARCH SCIENTIST TO JOIN ONE OF THE UK'S FASTEST-GROWING SPORTS TRADING COMPANIES!! Excellent opportunities for Commercial exposure and Career Development Python / R / C / Java / Reinforcement Learning Competitive salary To apply please call 0203 763 3888 or email James.Lovick@searchability.co.uk Based in London, we run one of the best-established sports trading markets in the UK. We are looking for a Research SCIENTIST who specialises in Python / R / C / Java / Reinforcement Learning to work in our growing Quantitative Research team and to aid us in achieving our growing ambitions as a company. Sourced by: @ITJobs_LDN - your 24/7 twitter feed of latest IT vacancies across London. WHO ARE WE? We are one of Britain's most successful sports trading markets. We run this market by applying the most up-to-date science and technology and we turn this into an alternative asset class. Our global team has experts that specialise in Science, Sports and Trading. They range from leading academics to former traders at some of London's top financial institutions. With this unique and innovative structure, our market is becoming an area of profit and appeal to investors. WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING You will work in a team of ambitious Quantitative Researchers who have an interest in sport and enjoy Problem-Solving on a regular basis. You should have good Data Analysis and Modelling experience. This will preferably be in a production environment. You will also demonstrate your ability through Tangible work and Discrete projects. You will also gain constant feedback from real world events. This role will require you to Develop and Prototype new automated trading strategies via Reinforcement Learning, and to collaborate with Researchers in some of the UKs leading Universities and Research labs. You will work alongside a small team, conducting research and applying Reinforcement Learning to the sports betting markets. WE NEED YOU TO HAVE Minimum of Masters (PhD preferred) in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or relevant subject Reinforcement Learning Python Experience with R (MATLAB or C/C++ also considered) Torch / Caffe Development of Automated Trading Systems Experience with Big Data sets Expert at Problem Solving IT'S NICE TO HAVE Experience with Financial and/or sports betting markets Knowledge of Limit order books TO BE CONSIDERED Please apply by clicking online or emailing me directly to james.lovick@searchability.co.uk. For further information please call me on 0203 763 3888 / 07833 460 873. I can make myself available outside of normal working hours to suit from 7am until 10pm. If unavailable please leave a message and either myself or one of my colleagues will respond. By applying for this role, you give express consent for us to process & submit (subject to required skills) your application to our client in conjunction with this vacancy only. Also feel free to follow me on Twitter @BigDataJames or connect with me on LinkedIn, just search James Lovick in Google! I look forward to hearing from you. IND123 KEY SKILLS: Python / R / C / Java / Reinforcement Learning - provided by Dice BIG DATA, C++, COMPUTER SCIENCE, DATA ANALYSIS, JAVA, MATLAB, PHD, PYTHON, STATISTICS

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