My client, a fintech company that specialise in using cutting edge technology to analyse trading for the sports betting market are looking for a Reinforcement Learning R & D Engineer to join their Quantitative Research team based near Holborn. This is a permanent role paying up to £60k dependent on experience.
Revolutionising sports trading by combining financial reporting, risk management, expert insight and machine learning, this innovative company are now entering their next growth phase and are looking for a Reinforcement Learning R & D Engineer to join their already established team. Heavily focussed on Machine Learning and research and development, this is a collaborative environment where market leading insight is created and AI turns sports trading into an alternative asset class. Candidates should have a Deep theoretical knowledge of Reinforcement Learning and practical experience of building Reinforcement Learning Systems.
You should have a good foundation of programming experience in a modelling / data analysis context, ideally in a production environment. You should be excited by intellectual challenges and confident enough to contribute ideas and challenge assumptions from your first day. You will work in group of high-achieving quantitative researchers who love sport and who love solving difficult problems. You will be able to demonstrate your abilities through tangible work and discrete projects, with constant feedback from real world events.
The right candidate will have:
•PhD (preferred) in statistics, computer science, engineering, math, physics or other quantitative field with a particular focus on Reinforcement Learning.
•Excellent theoretical knowledge and practical experience in Reinforcement Learning
•Very strong familiarity with Python (preferred), R, Matlab, C/C++ or Java
•Excellent written and oral presentation skills
•Hands-on experience with RL algorithms, preferably within a lab.
•Good knowledge of Machine Learning Frameworks
Things that are nice to have:
•Working knowledge of limit order books
•Development of automated trading systems
•Experience with market making in financial and/or sports betting markets.
•Strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals in Reinforcement Learning
This company provide great benefits such as flexible working hours, share options, pension scheme, snacks and drinks and a collaborative, fun, relaxed office environment. If you are looking for the next step in your Data Science career and want to learn more about Machine Learning, sports betting and make an impact directly on the company’s progress then please do apply.
Should you be interested in this position, please do send your profile and call for further information.
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Unfortunately sponsorship cannot be provided so you must have the right to work in the UK.