Senior Financial Data Scientist, Refinitiv Labs


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Job Summary

$12,000 - $17,000 SGD / Monthly EST

Job Type


Years of Experience
At least 3 years

Tech Stacks

Job Description

Product or Service
  • Labs are involved in a large range of projects leveraging a multitude of different technologies so a successful candidate is unlikely to be assigned to a single product or service. Information about specific projects would be discussed in the course of the interview process.
  • As a part of our growing Singapore Lab team of data scientists, engineers and UX/UI designers you will be part of our global network of like-minded colleagues in our sister lab in London.
  • Recently the group has worked on sentiment analysis on financial data, FX impact analysis, graph-based risk analysis, turned text into risk signals, created ML predictions of bond prices, and created real time data simulation.
  • Our team offers a great flexible working environment, values curiosity and supports an open and learning culture for all levels of experience & seniority.
Don’t get stuck optimizing ad impressions! Come work with us to build data applications defining the future of financial technology!

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead investigator for a new category of model, line of inquiry or data-science technology paradigm.
  • Learns new techniques and teaches them to the team.
  • Makes significant discoveries and adds to company’s portfolio of intellectual property.
  • Becomes a real expert in some domain areas and technologies.
  • Stays on top of the state of the art in the field and brings in new tools to accelerate progress.
  • Can act as principal investigator for development of analytical models, and primary point of contact for their deployment.

Essential Skills:

  • PhD or Master’s degree in a highly quantitative field such as computer science, physics, applied mathematics, or engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience working in the Financial sector, preferably in the capital markets.
  • Strong programming experience in Python and its core libraries like NumPy, pandas and scikit-learn.
  • Ability to individually conduct scientific financial research.
  • Experience producing and rapidly delivering minimum viable products, results focused with ability to prioritize the most impactful deliverables.
  • Hands-on experience with ML, Deep Learning, and NLP.
  • Ability to write fully-tested, production-level code.
  • Experience working with relational, NoSQL, or Graph databases.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a multi-cultural team.
  • Positive attitude to learning new skills and technologies.
Knowledge & Skill

  • Specialist, experienced professional with extensive knowledge and skills gained through wide-ranging experiences in a field that requires diverse practices or procedures.
  • Recognized expert in their functional area or geography
  • Deep knowledge of complex product, market and function in own area
  • In-depth understanding of a Business Unit or function
  • Works on issues of a diverse scope where analysis of situations requires skills and understanding of current industry trends
Scope Of Impact

  • Leads significant projects, programs and business initiatives, demonstrating creativity and ingenuity
  • Determines work priorities based on general direction from managers
  • May manage budget for projects or programs within area
  • Contributes to the development of new principles and concepts and Business Unit strategy
  • Provides specialist advice to middle and senior management to resolve complex issues.
Strategic Planning & Decision Making

  • Applies a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions
  • Anticipates customer needs; assesses requirements and identifies new solutions
  • Solves complex problems which may be multidisciplinary or require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Makes decisions in non-routine situations applying considerable interpretative thinking
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