Senior Data Scientist - Energy Trading - London Senior Data Scientist - Energy Trading - London …

Method Search
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 May 21
Best in class remuneration
Method Search
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 May 21
Best in class remuneration
Posted by:
James Richmond • Managing Director
Posted by:
James Richmond
Managing Director
Our client is one of the leading global energy traders, operating at the bleeding edge of data science. As a senior member of the team you will lead (hands-on) the creation of new use cases / products.


Responsibilities include: 

•    Identification and prioritisation for projects in a dynamic environment, with a keen eye for where ‘maximum value’ can be delivered.

•    Applying machine learning models / optimization in creative ways to heterogeneous data sets.

•    Taking concepts from POC into production

•    Always seeking new ways, us utilising data and modelling into the day-to-day inner workings of the commodities industry. 

Qualifications:

Essential:

•    MSc or PhD level  Computer Science, Machine Learning, Applied Statistics, Mathematics.
•    3-5 years of hands-on experience in applying data science methods to real-world business problems.
•    Experience of getting the best results from messy data sets
•  Python (3), high level of capability in writing understandable / extensible /well-documented code.

•    Experience of data storage platforms (SQL, NoSQL, Map-Reduce frameworks, etc.) 
•    Attention to detail / thirst for real answers from data (how, why, what, when)
•    Experience presenting data visually  (Plotly, D3, Tableau). 

Preferred:

•    Time series modelling (ML / econometrics)
•    Enterprise software development (code design, review, gitflow, etc.)
•    Cloud-based data science workflows (on AWS in particular)
•    Deep Learning (able to translate deep learning models). 

People Skills:

•    Self-Motivation / discipline
•    'People first' / natural collaboration skills
•    Methodical / rigorous / daring
•    Able to work independently and in teams and with all levels of an organisation
•    Team player / unpolitical working style
•    The desire to be a thought-leader / partner and make a serious impact on the bottom line of the company (energy flows) 

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