Data Scientist (Research)

  • causaLens
  • Hammersmith Road, London W6 7JP, UK
  • 06/05/2020
Full time Data Science Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Summary

We are looking for a motivated and high-achieving Data Scientist (Research) based in London to join the team working on our exciting machine learning product. This is a full-time placement with significant opportunities for personal development.

We offer an intellectually stimulating environment, work within an interdisciplinary team and an inclusive culture. We are a high-
calibre, mission-driven team building a technology that improves our world.

The Company

causaLens leads causal AI research. Causality is a major step towards developing true AI. Our technology transforms organisations by autonomously discovering valuable insights that optimise business outcomes. Our flagship product, time-series prediction engine, goes beyond both traditional machine learning and AutoML. It has become the industry standard in the financial sector and is increasingly being used in a wide range of industries. causaLens is run by top scientists and engineers, 70% holding a PhD in a quantitative field. For more information visit www.causaLens.com or contact us on info@causaLens.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

causaLens in the News

  • Best Deeptech Company 2019 - Artificial Intelligence Awards
  • ‘Meet causaLens, a Predictive AI For Hedge Funds, Banks, Tech Companies’ – Yahoo Finance
  • ‘The U.K.’s Most Exciting AI Startups Race To Scale’ - Forbes
  • ‘Auto ML Platform Draws Interest from Discretionary Funds’ - machineByte
  • AllianzGI Taps Virtual Data Scientists amid War for Talent’ - Financial Times
  • ‘Machine Learning Companies to watch in Europe’ - Forbes
  • Best Investment in Deeptech’ award - UK Business Angels Association awards
  • ‘100 Most Disruptive UK Companies’ - Hotwire
  • ‘causaLens Appoints Hedge Fund Veteran and Data Leaders to Advisory Board’ - Newswire

Roles and Responsibilities

This is an exciting role for a smart, creative person to take point on research and development of sophisticated, cutting-edge platform for machine learning on time series data.

Benefits

  • The opportunity to join a fast-growing, agile, and international team passionate about innovation and making a difference
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Share option scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 32 days paid holiday allowance (incl. bank holidays)
  • Equipment you need to get the job done (MacBook Pro etc.)
  • Good work-life balance
  • Opportunities for continued learning and self-development, including courses, conferences and book budget
  • Flexible work-from-home and remote days
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Weekly journal club and knowledge sharing presentations
  • Regular team outings, pizza Thursdays and annual company retreats
  • Fruits, snacks and soft drinks in the office
  • Amazing, smart, fun and inspiring colleagues, always there to support your ideas, growth and enthusiasm

Logistics

Our interview process consists of an intelligence test, interview and an on-site visit. We will do our best to transparently communicate the process with the successful candidates.

  • Creativity and ability to come up with ideas to tackle problems on the cutting edge
  • Strong academic record (PhD & PostDoc preferred)

  • Very advanced quantitative skills in machine learning/statistics/mathematics or similar fields

  • Ability to translate advanced machine learning algorithms into code (Python preferred)

  • Experience publishing journal papers (Experience with writing grants preferred)
  • Highly capable, self-motivated, collaborative and personable

  • Ability to demonstrate integrity and drive

  • Naturally curious and effective problem solver

  • An excellent written and verbal communicator with a high level of business acumen

  • Ability to effectively work independently in a fast-moving environment