Data Scientist

Recruiter
techstack Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Python Data Scientist – Fintech – Python / SQL – London – Will Sponsor

A leading well-funded fintech startup is seeking proven Data Scientists with exceptional Python and SQL programming experience. In the role, you’ll be responsible for understanding large, complex datasets and associated algorithms. Its an incredibly complicated system, so it will tend to suit mega bright individuals with PhD level academic profiles.

As part of a Scrum team working two-week sprint cycles, you’ll responsibilities will include:

* Understanding and processing complex sets of data to enable value to be extracted from it.

* Respond to tickets during each sprint and have your production level code on the platform and available to end users by the end of each sprint.

As a Python Focused Data Scientist, you will be able to combine your expertise in Mathematics, Statistics, and Coding in tackling complex data problems whilst being comfortable in a job requiring agility, curiosity, and continuous improvement. The client is looking for someone who can very quickly grasp technical concepts and understand how to rapidly solve problems associated with them. The ideal candidate will examine data from many perspectives, be able to think out of the box and effectively communicate ideas and findings to technical and non-technical peers equally. A passion for new technologies and a drive to find simple and elegant ways to implement simple solutions to complex problems is key.

To be considered you’ll require the following experience:

* Strong Python skills including NumPy, SciPy, Pytables, Pandas

* First class degree from a top-tier university

* PhD or Post-doc degree in a scientific or technical discipline

* Confident with SQL databases

* Ideally, publications in peer-reviewed journals

The client is based in Central London and is building a team of some of the most exceptional technologists, scientists and fintech oriented professionals in the capital. They offer market leading salaries and share options in the business, as well as a generous holiday allocation, pension etc. They are also able to sponsor Work Permits! Send your details to me asap for an immediate interview

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