AI and Machine Learning Data Scientist (Finance and Actuarial)

Join Data Scientist (Finance and Actuarial) TalentCloud

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Cloud Description

This TalentCloud requires data scientists with strong expertise in finance and actuarial who can solve a variety of important problems in the industry. This TalentCloud seeks experts with extensive knowledge of data science as well as financial markets. Data scientists with 3+ years of experience in fintech are preferred. 

Required Skills 

  • Proficient in Python
  • 3+ years of experience in finance, actuarial, or a related field
  • Extensive experience with quantitative research, optimization, statistical models, time series analysis, forecasting, and back-testing
  • Extensive experience with scikit-learn, statsmodels, SciPy, ffn, quantecon, 
  • Expert in supervised (classification, regression) and unsupervised machine learning (anomaly detection, cluster analysis)
  • Proficient in building/ tuning/ testing models using machine learning and deep learning algorithms including tree-based methods, Bayesian models, support vector machines, feed forward networks, recurrent neural networks, and convolutional neural networks
  • Expert in feature engineering and dimensionality reduction methods
  • Expert in pre-processing data including dealing with anomalies and outliers, dealing with missing values, flooring/ capping, and data transformations
  • Hands-on experience writing data processing and data pipeline for structured and unstructured data model development 
  • Expert in statistical models such as regression analysis, survival analysis, and time series analysis
  • Proficient in SQL
  • Experience with text-related packages in Python such as NLTK, spaCy, and Gensim
  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Familiarity with version control, especially Git/GitHub

Preferred Skills 

  • 5+ years of experience in finance, actuarial, or a related field
  • Experience with econometric models such as panel data analysis and vector autoregression
  • Experience with Apache Spark
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Keras, PyTorch, and TensorFlow
  • Web crawling/ scraping with Python
  • Experience with Container
  • Experience with Django
  • Ability to work with REST APIs
  • Experience in cloud platforms such as GCP, AWS, or Azure