Swiss Quant

Machine Learning Engineer (w/m)

Job description

swissQuant Group provides quantitative services, consultancy, and products for financial and industrial clients, including a number of global Fortune 500 companies. Our business edge originates from the effective translation of Intelligent Technology into measurable, bottom-line client value. swissQuant Group is a privately held company incorporated in 2005 as a spin-off of ETH Zürich.

Position Overview

We are looking for a machine learning engineer with strong software development skills and experience in industry, to support the Data Technologies team in building scalable data-driven software services for wealth management and healthcare. The role is based in Zurich and the presence in the office is required. You will work in a small team of engineers dedicated to:

  • Timely and highest-quality delivery of our software solutions, including proof of capability to address client’s use cases, implementation, and integration into client’s infrastructure
  • Developing innovative extensions to swissQuant’s wealth management ecosystem, using data to create value for the client
  • Leveraging efficient, large scale data analytics, AI and/or optimization to create new solutions, with focus on finance and healthcare

The team has strong experience in a wide variety of focus topics, including recommendation systems, outlier detection, network analysis and natural language processing. Your role will be to:

  • Design architecture and play a key part in software implementation, in close collaboration with the team and other swissQuants
  • Apply best practices to ensure scalability and efficiency
  • Actively participate in selection of best-fit and implementation of cutting-edge machine learning methodology

Desired Skills and Experience
To be a successful candidate, you must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Master or PhD degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Data Science
  • At least 3 years of experience in implementing efficient and large-scale data mining/AI solutions
  • Proficiency in Python (e.g. Tensorflow, good grasp of PEP coding standards). Java or C knowledge is a plus
  • Experience in building REST API applications (e.g. Flask, Swagger)
  • Strong knowledge of deployment, testing and continuous integration tools (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Python unit- and testing suites)
  • Knowledge of datastores (e.g. SQL or NoSQL) and cloud computing services (e.g. AWS, Google cloud)
  • Knowledge of distributed / parallel computing frameworks (e.g. Spark, Dask, Multiprocessing)
  • Experience in architecture development and understanding of common design patterns
  • Strong analytical thinking
  • Strong communication skills in English

swissQuant Group is a fast paced and dynamic company. We offer room for growth and a high level of personal responsibility in a challenging environment. As a successful candidate, you will join the Data Technologies team and take an active part in the development and client-site implementation of new and innovative products linked to real client needs and future industry standards.

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