Data Scientist (1.4 mil + )

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ConnectedGroup Limited
  • 16 Nov 17 2017-11-16

My client is a global consulting firm who are focusing on an aggressive expansion into Asia. They are seeking an experienced Data Scientist with machine learning skills to provide quantitative analysis on a variety of financial services engagements. This position would be suitable for an experienced quantitative analytics specialist looking for greater exposure not available in their current platform, or for a highly technical specialist looking for challenging and intractable problems to push the boundaries of the discipline.

My client is a global consulting firm who are focusing on an aggressive expansion into Asia.

They are seeking an experience Data Scientist with machine learning skills to provide quantitative analysis on a variety of financial services engagements.

This position would be suitable for an experienced quantitative analytics specialist looking for greater exposure not available in their current platform, or for a highly technical specialist looking for challenging and intractable problems to push the boundaries of the discipline.

Alternatively if you are looking for an Asia-Pacific based opportunity and diverse experience this opportunity may also be worth exploring.



Requirements

At least 8 years experience with quantitative data analysis

Strong hands on experience and detailed technical understanding of machine learning

Previous experience with machine learning kits or supervised algorithms such as Random Forest, Markov Chain analysis, Gradient boosting, Pathway analysis, Collaborative Filtering, Neural Networks, Long Short Term Memory, and Self-Organising Maps

Strong hands on experience and detailed technical understanding of Python or R

Previous experience with cloud based data analytics such as AWS Redshift, Azure or AliCloud

Knowledge of open source technologies such as the Tensorflow machine learning library and the Jupyter notebook

Prior consulting experience highly desirable

Previous financial services exposure highly desirable

Proven ability to influence and manage demanding external stakeholders

Strong English communication skills with both Cantonese and Mandarin highly desirable

Masters degree or further post graduate qualifications highly desirable

Exposure to big data architecture and concepts desirable

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