Quant Data Scientist - UK Contract - Horse Racing Modeling
Quant Data Scientist / Quant Mathematician - Statistical / Data Modelling | GBP 550 - 600 Per Day
Calling Gibraltar Based Candidates for a UK Contract - Based High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (40 mins West of London)
GBP 550 - 600 Per Day + Free Parking (6 Month Contract ongoing)
Experience using C#, WPF or modern web technologies. C++, Python, Matlab & R are also highly regarded.
** Horse Racing Data Modeling Experience Essential **
We are a leading producer of form and data related applications for the horse racing industry. With our head office based in Sydney, Australia, we are expanding our UK presence with a view to trading the global markets.
Working with some of the best mathematics and stats minds in the industry in a small and focused team environment, you will work on challenging and rewarding modelling projects, in particular:
+ Data analysis, algorithm development, applied machine learning and statistics
+ Integration and support of live real-time betting/trading systems
To be considered for this role you will have the following:
+ A strong background in mathematical and statistical modelling
+ Previous experience working as a Quant Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Scientist or Big Data Analyst - desirable
+ Masters or PhD in maths / statistics / machine learning / econometrics essential.
+ Experience using C#, C++ or Python is highly regarded, although Matlab & R experience will also be considered.
+ WPF or modern web technologies
+ Strong algorithmic coding skill and solid knowledge of data structures
+ Experience with statistical forecasting essential.
+ Understanding of machine / statistical learning techniques such as non-linear regression, kernel regression, support vector machines (SVM), neural networks, classification trees and similar techniques very beneficial.
+ Experience working within the horse racing / wagering industry highly desirable
This is a great opportunity for someone passionate about maths and stats to have their ideas put into practice.
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Data Modeller, Statistical Modelling, Big Data Analyst, Banking, Finance, Gambling / Gaming Sector, Statistical Modelling
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.