Data Scientist

Industry: Finance
Company size: 11-50

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Job description

A rapidly-growing company that is forging a reputation for itself as a world-class trader and investor in energy assets is looking for a Data Scientist. The selected candidate will be responsible for effortlessly combining data and research to address large-scale issues that affect both customers and businesses. The company derives revenue by using proprietary trading to optimize battery assets for wholesale electricity markets. This is an amazing opportunity for developers to showcase their talent and quickly climb the corporate ladder. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Recognize connections and patterns in the data as well as any elements that might have an impact on the model's predictions
  • Increase value by connecting internal and external data sources to new insights
  • Actively collaborate with senior management, team members, and other stakeholders to meet a range of project goals
  • Organize information, look for errors, correct and weight the raw data, and then prepare it for processing

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of relevant experience as a data scientist
  • Extensive experience with production-level software development in Python 
  • Nice to have prior C++, Java, and/or Go experience
  • In-depth knowledge of data science and machine learning, including training, testing, and model deployment
  • Prior experience working with vast amounts of data in a cloud environment
  • Extensive expertise in the use of AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Prolific knowledge of Git, CI/CD, and general professional software development
  • Demonstrable experience with operations research and optimization
  • Comprehensive knowledge in time series analysis, forecasting, and reinforcement learning
  • Strong traditional finance background and prior trading experience
  • Sound knowledge of designing and implementing quantitative trading algorithms (more on the sell side than the buy side)
  • Must be well-versed in swaps, futures, options, and basic contractual duties related to financial products
  • Must be an effective team player that can solve and solve tough issues
  • Strong knowledge of power markets
  • Fluent in spoken and written English communication

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