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Data Scientist

New York, New york city, 10004 New york city USA

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job summary:

Our client, a global Financial Services firm, is looking for a Data Scientist to join their Emerging Technology team. The team is coordinating the adoption of disruptive AI, machine learning, and robotic process automation solutions across the firm.

Specific Emerging Technology team objectives are:
  • Provide AI/ML vision, strategy, and governance
  • Manage external AI/ML relationships
  • Coordinate the utilization of external vendors to deliver AI/ML solutions
  • Communicate AI/ML progress and developments to senior leadership and across the company
  • Scale the Robotic Process Automation program
  • Lead and support the internal Data Science Challenge and other Group-sponsored events
The Emerging Technology team is looking for a skilled data scientist to assist in the early-stage development and exploration of AI/Machine Learning projects. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of present-day AI/ML capabilities, an ability to quickly code prototype solutions, and a sound ability to evaluate the technical strengths and weaknesses of open-source and vendor solutions alike.

Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in a comparable quantitative modeling or analytics role, ideally in the financial sector
  • Demonstrated experience in applying statistical and/or machine learning techniques in the financial industry
  • Good working knowledge of Python
  • Prepared to iterate quickly, build proof-of-concept models, and prototypes
  • Ability to formulate a solid view of the technological strengths and weaknesses of open-source and vendor AI/ML solutions alike
  • Understanding of present-day AI/ML technologies including their capabilities, limitations, and a good instinct for viability of particular applications
  • Knowledge of applications of AI/ML within the Financial Services sector, particularly Credit analysis and markets
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to engage with business leaders across the firm
  • Understanding of the technology landscape and solid knowledge of open source libraries
  • Ability to translate analytic ideas into code using Python and at least one other programming language
  • Experience working within a financial institution or related organization would be an advantage

location: New York, New York

job type: Permanent

salary: $135,000 - 150,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Assist in the development of technical requirements and vision for major AI/ML projects
  • Provide thorough technical reviews of vendor ML capabilities and solutions
  • Test vendor ML platforms and APIs, rigorously evaluate performance
  • Select and rapidly prototype open-source solutions to ML challenges
  • Assist with buy-vs-build determinations
  • Serve as a technical and subject matter expert in understanding the vendor's tech capabilities on AI/ML side
  • Conduct thorough reviews of ML model implementation and performance as a key contributor in the governance and validation process


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)

  • Data Analysis

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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