Fintech Company Hiring Customer Facing Data Scientist / $ High

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London, United Kingdom
$ High
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Start Date
13 Mar 2017
Post Expires
08 May 2017

Fintech Company is looking to recruit a senior customer facing data scientist with direct industry experience to bridge the gap between the technical teams . The role will be based in London.


The role will have may aspects to it:-

Quickly and efficiently understanding the existing product, the vision of the product and how it fits with customer needs and pain points.

Contributing to the code base in Python.

Regular communication with existing customer scientists, encouraging use of the platform with demos and showing-off new capabilities.

Writing customer facing documentation on the platform.

Attending customer sales meetings with the CEO when customer scientists will be present. Taking the technical lead in those meetings.

Speaking at conferences, both in the UK and internationally .

Your time will be split roughly on 50% on R&D related activities, 25% on writing documentation, 25% on customer facing activities.

You will be reporting directly to the CEO

Requirements :-

You must have a strong background in a hard science from a leading University .

Ideally after your academic studies , you will have worked in academia which will enable you with strong communication skills to present to larger audiences at conferences and you will have the authority to debate issues relating to systematic trading with highly-qualified and experienced scientists from customer organizations.

After academia , you will have moved into systematic trading as a quant researcher where you will have focused on computer science and mathematics and developed a deep understanding of the products you worked on . They will also consider candidates who have worked first within finance and then moved into academia. The order is not important.

They are looking for an experience range of between 2 – 8 years

Strong Python skills are essential and knowledge of C++/ Matlab/ R would be useful also.

Machine Learning / knowledge of Apache Spark are highly beneficial.

This role is ideal for a candidate with world class credentials who is at a mid -way point in their career and who would be interested in the next step and a real new challenge.


Please send a PDF resume to Tina Kaul at
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