Global Graduate Options - Data Scientist

Location
Various Locations Across the U.K.
Salary
Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

First Derivatives plc is currently recruiting for a number of HQ and Overseas roles in our Data Scientist stream.

These roles offer candidates a unique opportunity to enter the Big Data world where the emphasis is on problem solving using a combination of analytics, imagination and business understanding.

Responsibilities

  • Candidates will be exposed to the latest technologies for both structured and unstructured data including the market leading kdb+ database and q analytics language.
  • This is a consultancy based role. After your initial training in Northern Ireland, you may based on international projects in client sites.

About You

  • An inquisitive mindset, an aptitude for problem solving and technical skills to combine them
  • A minimum of AAB at A-level (or equivalent in leaving cert points)
  • A minimum 2:1 in a degree in computing, mathematics, statistics, data science, physics, engineering or a similar quantitative discipline
  • Experience with Java, C/C++ and/or UNIX is beneficial but not a requirement

Benefits

  • Highly acclaimed capital markets training from market experts
  • Up to three months training at HQ in Ireland Intensive workshops in highly sought after kdb+ programming skills
  • Working on International projects for Tier 1 Investment Banks
  • plus generous graduate expenses package worth £60,000. This is including a weekly food allowance, flights home, utility bills and wifi.