Our client, an investment firm that specialise within the housing and water sector is looking for a Data Scientist to join their small but growing team. This is a permanent role based near Sheppard’s Bush and is paying up to £70k.
Using a systematic/quantitative approach, over the course of 2016 – 2017 they developed algorithms to help identify and trade the best water stocks. This is a good opportunity to join a company where you will make a direct impact to the business with your insights. You will perform general data science tasks such as web scraping, ad-hoc analysis, algorithm development and will also present your insights to clients. The responsibilities will evolve with the role as the team and company grows. You will work alongside portfolio managers, developers and analysts and must be able to prioritise and manage your own work load.
The right candidate will have:
•A minimum of a Bachelors in a STEM subject.
•Strong Operational knowledge with Python / R / SQL / Matlab. (one or all is fine).
•Ability to communicate technical details to non-technical personnel.
•Ideally 3+ years’ experience web scraping.
•Experience within risk analytics is desirable.
If you would like to be part of an exciting new, dynamic start up lead by industry experts then this is an ideal role for you. you will have the chance to make the role your own and be one of the founding members of the data science department within this company.
Should you be interested in this position, please do send your profile and call for further information.
Costello and Reyes operate as both a recruitment business and recruitment agency for its clients.
Unfortunately, sponsorship cannot be provided so you must have the right to work in the UK