Global Graduate Options - Data Scientist

Various Locations Across the U.K.
Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
31 Aug 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
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.


  • 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


  • 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.