Data Scientist (Investments)

  • SGD 150,000 SGD
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eames Consulting Singapore , EA Licence No: 16S8091
  • 16 Sep 18 2018-09-16

A global investment management firm is looking for a Data Scientist to be an analytics thought leader for their front office.

The team is responsible for exploiting advanced technologies to enhance investment decision making. The data scientist will work with the business to develop exploratory solutions to the challenges faced by the business. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, preferably a PhD in Computer Science or Statistics, with proven experience in applying machine learning techniques to solve business problems. You can look forward to working in a highly dynamic team and building solutions with visible impacts.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with investment managers and research analysts to gather and analyse unstructured data
  • Develop data science solutions from ideas generation to predictive modelling for investing in financial instruments
  • Build scalable models and visualise large data sets to generate insights for research purposes

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Post-graduate qualifications in a quantitative, engineering or statistical field (PhD preferred)
  • Basic understanding of financial markets (certifications such as CFA, FRM will be an advantage)
  • Experience in managing large data sets, advanced statistical modelling and machine learning methods
  • Strong programming skills in Python, R and other similar languages

 

EA Licence: 16S8091

EA Registration Number: R1330973