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Regulatory Reporting - Data Scientist
  • Python
  • Spark
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data
  • Excel
  • Database
  • NLP
  • Scala
  • Deep Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
London Stock Exchange Group
London
146 days ago

Role Profile

Regulatory Reporting is a new function within UK Regulation. The successful candidate will report to the Regulatory Reporting Manager as part of a team totalling 4.

UK Regulation's role is to provide regulatory support for London Stock Exchange's Primary and Secondary Markets and to supervise the trading which takes place on them. It comprises three teams:

Primary Market Regulation (PMR) : administers the Exchange's Primary Market rules such as the Admission & Disclosure Standards and operates AIM, a primary market for small and medium sized companies, undertaking regulation of both AIM companies and Nominated Advisers (Nomads).

Rules and Compliance : responsible for assisting the FCA regulated entities within UK Capital Markets in complying with applicable FCA rules, R&C is the focal point for communication with the regulator.

Market Supervision (MSU) : responsible for monitoring member firm activity on the London Stock Exchange and Turquoise markets, MSU’s activities include real time surveillance of LSE markets to ensure that trading is orderly, efficient and in compliance with trading venue rules.

Following the implementation of MiFID II and the associated Regulation (MiFIR), the need to continue to develop the solutions implemented in order to:

  • keep pace with regulatory expectations;
  • address any deficiencies identified; and
  • reflect both further clarifications provided through the mechanism of ESMA Q&A and changes necessitated as a result of the onshoring of European legislation post the Brexit transition period

has highlighted a requirement for a dedicated function charged with the identification, prioritisation, communication and coordination of regulatory change.

The initial focus of the team will be matters relating to RTS 22 (Transaction Reporting) and RTS 24 (Order Record Keeping) however it is envisaged that, as the function develops, it will assume additional responsibilities for the management of both business requirements relating to, and data requests received from the regulators in respect of, RTS1 & 2 (Transparency), RTS7 (Algorithmic Trading), RTS8 (Market Making Arrangements) and RTS9 (Ratio of Unexecuted Orders to Transactions).

Key Responsibilities

Development of analytics to support:

  • ongoing compliance with all MiFID II reporting obligations;
  • implementation of new regulatory requirements as necessary;
  • fulfilment of regulatory data requests.

Key Behaviours

Communication : very strong oral and written communication skills; able to tailor messages to a variety of audiences.

Motivation & Flexibility : able to operate independently, reprioritise own workload as necessary, and deliver to tight deadlines; comfortable in a fast-moving environment;; willing to dedicate requisite effort to ensure activities completed on time and to the quality required; pro-active and able to demonstrate initiative.

Organisation : able to manage multiple deliverables concurrently; adopts a logical approach to the prioritisation and delivery of tasks.

Analysis : able to grasp concepts quickly and design / deliver analytics to support delivery of business requirements; unafraid to raise questions to both confirm understanding and test the logic of facts as presented.

Teamwork : able to work a part of a close-knit team; willing to share information and ideas proactively.

Key Skills

Essential

  • An advanced degree (PhD preferable) in Computer Science (Preferably with Machine Learning), Physics, Maths or Engineering. We will consider good masters candidates as well.
  • Knowledge of any of the following Languages (e.g. Python, Scala, C++, R, Julia)
  • Appreciation of good programming practices

Desirable

  • Working knowledge of Spark and associated open source technologies
  • Experience working within a Big Data / Machine Learning setting
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning / Deep Learning / Reinforcement Learning / NLP
  • Knowledge of Cloud Technologies

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our colleagues thrive personally and professionally through our shared values of Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence which are at the core of our culture. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We are always looking at ways to become more agile so we meet the needs of our teams and customers. We believe that an inclusive collaborative workplace is pivotal to our success and supports the potential and growth of all colleagues at LSEG.

A career with London Stock Exchange Group offers you the opportunity to be at the centre of the financial community. As well as competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits, we maximise each employee’s potential through personal development plans, training, coaching and mentoring.

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our colleagues thrive personally and professionally through our shared values of Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence are at the core of our culture. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We are always looking at ways to become more agile so we meet the needs of our teams and customers. We believe that an inclusive collaborative workplace is pivotal to our success and supports the potential and growth of all colleagues at LSEG.

A career with London Stock Exchange Group offers you the opportunity to be at the centre of the financial community. As well as competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits, we maximise each employee’s potential through personal development plans, training, coaching and mentoring.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information the London Stock Exchange Group (“We”) may hold about you, what it’s used for, and how it’s obtained. If you would like this information to be removed from the London Stock Exchange Group HR database, please contact workday@lseg.com . If you choose to have your information removed, you will be removed as a candidate and we will not be able to progress your application for opportunities at the London Stock Exchange Group.

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