Senior Data Scientist

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    FinTech

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Tripti Devleker

  • Contact email:

    tripti.devleker@cloudstreamglobal.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -042019-93236

  • Published:

    2 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-29

  • Startdate:

    2019-05-21

  • Consultant:

    Tripti Devleker

Job description

We are hiring for Senior Data Scientist for Wholesale banking team supporting Chief Digital ofifcer.

Ideally we are hiring for someone with strong experience in credit risk, FX and front office trading.

 

Job Scope:

 

Design algorithms, build models, and prototype solutions for multiple projects.

 

Work closely with infrastructure providers to translate prototypes into production solutions.

 

Use machine learning and large-scale data mining techniques to discover and identify actionable patterns in data and develop hypotheses and models

 

Design hypothesis tests, oversee execution, and perform rigorous statistical evaluation of the results to produce actionable insights

 

Manage stakeholders and guide them in unlocking the value in their data

 

Use a scientific method and strive for positive results at all times, balanced with working in an ‘Agile’ way to achieve rapid turnaround.

 

Requirements

  

Strong academic background with a Masters in Computer Science, Mathematics or other quantitative fields

 

Hands-on experience in the research, design and evaluation of machine learning approaches (regression, clustering, SVM, neural networks and dimensionality reduction techniques) to solve real world problems.

 

KDB in memory relational database experience is a must

 

Experience with building and normalizing data

 

Proficiency in Python; with familiarity in ML packages such as Tensorflow, PyTorch etc.

 

Hands-on experience in Big Data analysis platform such as Apache Spark and experience of semantic queries and Graph data models

 

Ability to write clean, scalable, production-ready code.

 

Ability to communicate technical concepts and results to a non-technical audience and a keen interest in understanding business requirements

 

Understanding of Equities, Fixed Income, FX and Commodities products is preferred.

 

Inquisitive nature with an eagerness to investigate and fully understand products, processes and issues.

 

Level fitment will be based on candidates' relevant experience and qualification.