Machine Learning Scientist

Machine Learning Scientist

Job Title: Machine Learning Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kolkata
Reference: 4_30718
Contact Name: Pooja Mungekar
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Job Published: July 30, 2018 19:27

Job Description

We are currently assisting our client, a financial research firm in looking for a Machine Learning Scientist for their office in Kolkata. 

Our client specializes in building quantitative investment strategies across global equities, commodities, currencies and interest rate derivatives. It develops trading strategies by identifying non-random patterns in financial markets data using quantitative techniques and artificial intelligence.

The successful candidate will draw upon his/her computer science, mathematical and analytical abilities to develop investment/trading models that have an edge, which plays out over time. They are expected to ensure the continual development of new quantitative investment strategies as well as improvement of the existing strategies and keep the team updated on the latest developments in the field of quantitative investment research like machine learning, time series analysis, signal processing, portfolio rebalancing, etc.

Skills Required:
Strong background in ML-based predictive modelling 
Strong quantitative skills 
Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills 
Excellent coding skills (Python/R/Java/C/C++) 
A genuine interest in financial markets 
Good communication skills: comfortable with explaining complicated models to a wide audience. 
A team player. Ability to brainstorm and enhance the learning experience 
Doesn’t give up, has patience to get it right, never makes the same mistake twice
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