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Machine Learning Engineer

World-Leading Prop Trading Fund

London

Posted 3 Wks Ago

Summary:

Exciting opportunity to work at a tech-centric prop trading fund which trades a wide range of financial products, with offices across the globe. Looking for an experienced ML Engineer with strong mathematical foundations to join their growing ML team and help drive the direction of the ML platform.

In this role, you’ll draw on your in-depth knowledge of the ML ecosystem and understanding of varying approaches – whether it’s neural networks, random forests, gradient-boosted trees, or sophisticated ensemble methods – to aid decision-making, choosing the right tool for the problem. Your work will also focus on enhancing research workflows to tighten feedback cycles. Successful ML engineers will be able to understand the mechanics behind various modeling techniques, while also being able to break down the mathematics behind them.

The successful candidate will be passionate about the craft of software engineering, who enjoys designing APIs systems that colleagues love to use. If you also have a great appetite for learning new things, this role is for you!

Requirements:

  • A strong mathematical background, in addition to experience with ML techniques and infrastructure
  • You have previously built and maintained training and inference infrastructure
  • A robust understanding of what it takes to move from concept to production
  • Strong experience in model training & mathematical concepts, e.g. linear algebra, greek alphabet, choice of loss functions, regularization techniques, model architecture, optimizer, learning rate schedules, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of Python tools and libraries, keen to offer advice on best practices
  • Experience using Jax, Tensorflow or similar ML frameworks a huge plus

Benefits:

  • Market-leading salaries
  • Generous benefits package, including physical & mental health benefits, excellent holiday entitlement, significant parental leave, retirement benefits, private on-site gym
  • Focus on learning & development with tuition reimbursement
  • Recreation spaces with breakfast, lunch, snacks and treats