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Huxley Associates

Data Scientist, Financial Data Science

Post Date:Feb 09, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:2/9/2018Salary:
Location:US-IL-Chicago Job Reference:HA-32820824

Job Description:

Data Scientist - Brand New Team
Chicago, IL
Up to 150K

A Senior Data Scientist with strong Machine Learning experience is sought by one of the worlds most recognised Financial Service Institutions. The successful candidate will play a significant role in building out a BRAND NEW Data Science team from scratch. This team will comprise of data scientists, data science developers and data science analysts who will be responsible for analysing the data used by multiple business units. This is an area of significant investment and focus for the organization and as such, this role will be extremely high profile and will see you working with both the technology and business teams across the organization. In addition to bringing strong expertise of working with large data sets, Machine Learning and Hadoop programming stack, the ideal candidate will have excellent communication and influencing skills.

Who Are You?
+ Professional working in data science holding a Master's degree, PhD preferred
+ 4-10+ years working with Big Data sets
+ Relevant experience with Machine Learning, required
+ Expert with Spark and Hadoop stack
+ Object-orientated programming knowledge: java, python, etc
+ Experience within capital markets, preferred
+ Exposure to BI tools such as tableau, preferred

What Will You Do?

+ Advocate, and build data-fuelled products that will improve financial outcomes
+ Master the client's financial datasets, interpreting, and working cross-functionally prioritize actionable insights across business units
+ Design and implement algorithms to analyse data sources to achieve positive outcomes
+ Provide expertise and insight regarding broader analytical concepts that will affect the entire organization

What You Will Get?

+ Frequent exposure to Senior Management within the firm
+ The opportunity to build and influence a brand new team as you see fit + A collaborative environment
+ Commitment to work/life balance, including exceptional PTO package
+ Stability and job security with an established financial services firm

If interested, please send me your updated resume and we will have a confidential conversation about the opportunity. If the position is not a good fit for you, please forward this opportunity along to your network.

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Contact Information
Huxley Associates
Name: Jason Butts
Ph: +1 312 453 9091

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