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Senior Data Scientist – Applied Intelligence Team

Investment Bank


Posted 2 Wks Ago

Salary: up to £135k base + bonus



This is a great chance to join one of the world’s most renowned financial firms as a Senior Data Scientist on a brand-new team. You will lead a highly creative team of innovators and engineers, who use data science, AI, ML, optimization algorithms and automation to solve some of the biggest and most complex problems faced by the business. The team essentially operates like an internal software house, with small but high-performing teams, that impact 2000+ developers and the entire organisation.

The Role: 

Collaborating with front office, quants and other technology teams, this is a hands-on position where you will draw on your significant experience and knowledge of Applied Data Science, AI/ML and Operations Research. You and your team will take complex datasets and business challenges, turn them into technical problems, and find scalable solutions while choosing the most appropriate tools and methodologies.

You will be working on several exciting greenfield and ongoing projects all of which offer the opportunity to use your expertise in creative problem-solving. Projects will cover everything from applying data science/analytics and AI to software engineering problems (such as coding quality and improving coding), to high-performance compute optimization, to intelligent resource allocation and automated inefficiency/anomaly detection.

The successful Senior Data Scientist will have deep-level expertise in robust design, development, coding and testing of high standard and scalable software.

Skills and Experience Required: 

  • Substantial hands-on programming skills in Python (or similar language)
  • Proven track record dealing with large-scale analytical, data-driven decision and optimization problems
  • Experience in data science, analytics and AI/ML
  • Finance experience is NOT required

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of AWS technologies and/or big data technologies


  • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
  • High degree of ownership and impactful work
  • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
  • Cutting-edge AI and being at the forefront of the industry