Data Scientist

Location: Sydney NSW 2000

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Data Scientist - Trading

The Company

A growing investment firm that employs a small team of highly experienced and motivated market professionals. They develop and utilise sophisticated probability models that are universally scalable.

The Role

A newly created role within a growing organisation. You will utilise your exceptional data analysis skills and knowledge of the equities market to help build out a new asset class within our investment team.

You will work closely with the firm’s senior traders, portfolio managers, and developers.

Targeted Prerequisites
  • PhD/HRD degree in a highly relevant discipline such as Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative Finance
  • Experience in quantitative or data driven research in financial markets,
  • Strong knowledge of the characteristics of equities, and global equities market,
  • proficient in managing and manipulating large sets of complex data, leveraging skills in applicable Data Science, Machine Learning and Statistical Modelling techniques
  • Experience with SQL, Python and/or C# are well regarded,
  • Curious, resourceful, diligent, with strong intellectual integrity,

Principal Responsibilities

You will work closely with the firm’s quants, portfolio managers and developers in the creation of advanced trading and risk-management systems. Principal responsibilities include:
  • Financial market-data gathering, preparation and analysis
  • Trading strategy back-testing, implementation, and optimisation,
  • Blue sky research projects focusing on the detection, modelling, and exploitation of significant behavioural, statistical, or seasonal patterns in the global financial markets.

Whats on offer
  • A culture valuing creativity and meritocracy that will see your ideas and input
  • A growing organisation with opportunities to:
    • initiate new projects,
    • gain experience in a variety of asset classes,
    • work closely with experienced investment professionals,
    • develop lateral career progression within the investment team

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