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Data Scientist - Machine Learning / Python - Banking

Job Title: Data Scientist - Machine Learning / Python - Banking
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP - 4 WEEKS
Duration: 6 MONTHS+
REF: DSML/SM/1106_1528730352
Contact Name: Shumon Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Data Scientist - Machine Learning / Python - Banking

My client a global Bank is looking to hire a Data Scientist for a long term programme of work.

The role will be working on a new programme to greatly improve the ability to quickly forecast and produce consistent and accurate data across all levels of the organisation. This will involve working closely with a variety of fragmented systems across a range of locations and looking at ways to reduce reliance on manual processes and continuously striving for best practice. In support of this there is a need to develop various Machine Learning algorithms to identify automated ways of producing predictive analytics.

Candidates will need:

  • Strong Data Science background (including Regression, Classification & Regression Trees and Clustering)
  • Proven track record producing and implementing Machine Learning models into production to improve business processes
  • Good commercial coding experience with Python data science stack (Pandas, Jupyter and Scikit-Learn)
  • Exposure to Hadoop and PySpark Big Data tooling
  • Any financial modelling experience across Risk, Trading or Financial Planning would be beneficial
  • Awareness of technological advances to ensure boundaries are constantly being expanded