Senior Data Scientist

  • Job Reference: 00006638-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £10,000 Per Month
  • Sector: Accounting, Banking & Financial Services, Insurance & Superannuation, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Role Title: Senior Data Scientist

Industry: Finance / Financial Services / Banking

Business Function: Investment Research

Location: Central London

Base salary: £75,000 - £95,000 (depends on experience) + discretionary bonus of up to £10K p/a

Start: ASAP

This is an exciting new opportunity for a Data Scientist to join a multinational Tier 3 Bank based in Central London and their growing Data Science research team.

The role is newly created within Data Science function which is responsible for delivering insights for the Investment team.

My client is looking for someone who is highly motivated, inquisitive and ready to hit the ground running. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Data Scientist to be part of a reputable, and growing company.

ROLE will include but will not be limited to:

You will work for a global bank; planning and helping to execute development and exploration of new and existing datasets for application to investment research;

You will be focused on creating data-driven investment models that can objectively evaluate public companies globally.

You will be utilising a large set of company-specific data like publicly available financial statement, as well as market data like prices, returns, volumes, etc.


Create analysis reports and presentations

To evaluate data sources and providers for reliability, quality, and usefulness

Delivery of ad-hoc analysis in Tableau, Excel or Python

Engage with internal stakeholders to understand their needs

Presenting analysis to stakeholders in research and product and deliver insights to help shape their actions

Running data science research projects; creation of tools, techniques and practices to maximise efficiency of the team;

Liaise with IT to develop and enhance technical tools including steering the development of the analytics data warehouse for enterprise data


An academic

Computer science specialist

Have interest in research, in application of machine learning, in finance industry.


• At least 2 years of experience in a commercial environment and 1-3 years of relevant experience


An excellent academic BSc or MSc degree in Science/Maths/Computing;

Machine learning, mathematics and statistics

Hand on programming, proficiency in Python and SQL; Java and Matlab are not essential but desirable

Big Data Analysis, Data Visualization & Data Mining skills

Analysis and solution design

Broad knowledge of financial products & financial markets

Team leadership and mentoring

Project management;

Written and oral communication.

Business acumen

Due to COVID-19, you will start from working from home.

Interviews have already begun, therefore if you are interested please apply asap with your current updated CV and your salary expectations.

Work visa sponsorship is NOT available for this role, thus only applicants who are EU passport holders will be considered.

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