Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0189053

Data Scientist

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Dubai
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/01/2018
  • Duration: permanent
This vacancy has now been filled.

Click one of the boxes below to view similar jobs or send us your CV.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?

The Role:
* Monitor development of new and existing data sets
* Back-testing in-house trading strategies
* Collaborate with other traders and team
* Optimize code performance

The Company:
Our client is an IT software company. They are looking for a Statistical Machine Learning expert to be a member of their Quantitative Research team.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* 2+ years of application development and implementation experience
* Comfortable working with the Python data analysis stack (numpy, pandas, bokeh, etc.) in a POSIX environment
* 5+ years of machine learning related experience
* Creative thinkers who are driven, self-motivated, and eager to solve challenging problems
* Exceptional programming skills
* Working knowledge of forecasting and data mining techniques, such as linear and non-linear regression analysis, neural networks or support vector machines
* Capable of managing large data sets and developing statistical models
* Interested in applying machine learning within trading
* Degree in Statistics, Physics, Applied Mathematics Computer Science/Machine Learning, or other highly quantitative field (or related subject)
* Desire to work within a collaborative, team-driven environment
* Good communication skills
* Preferred financial background, but will consider those from non-financial backgrounds.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Similar jobs
Isaiah Assang
Senior Software Architect (Defense & Space) Location San Jose, California Duration permanent The Role: Developing mission-critical systems that help...
Master Data Management - Lead Location Malaysia Duration 1 year MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT - ANALYST JOB PURPOSE * This position...
CLOUD NETWORK MANAGER Location Malaysia Duration 1 year The Role: CLOUD NETWORK MANAGER Candidate is expected to...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.