Data Science – AI/ML Quant

  • Argus Media
  • London, UK
  • 06/08/2020
Full time Data Science Big Data Artificial Intelligence Statistics

Job Description

Job Title:Data Science – AI/ML QuantJob Type:PermanentReporting Relationship: Senior QuantLocation:London Head Office, Holborn
Argus is a fast-growing global B2B media company providing essential information on commodity markets. As a business, we continue to grow and evolve, adding new markets, new services, new delivery options and improved analytical tools.
Job purposeThe primary focus of this role will be to make a significant contribution in the research and development of Argus’ Automatic Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. As a AI/ML Quant, you will be responsible for keeping up to date on the latest research in the field of automatic machine learning and artificial intelligence, and help guide the development of the Argus algorithm & software. Much of the algorithms involves programming in R. We envisage that Spark/Scala and Java will be used in the future.

  • Review existing and develop new methods in automated machine learning.
  • Contribute to the development of model selection and model diagnostic techniques for multi-variate machine learning models.
  • Maintain and develop algorithm techniques in R and run extensive benchmarks.
  • Develop and maintain models with a focus on commodity prices dynamics.
  • Maintain documentation per company standards.
  • Writing production-level code (clean, and well-documented code)

Education and Experience

  • PhD or MSc in mathematics, finance, statistics, engineering, computer science or related field.
  • Experience in model validation
  • Experience in model development
  • Experience in production level coding
  • Advanced R coding skills
  • Maker mindset & self-directed.
  • Passion for open source.

About Argus Media

Argus is an independent media organisation with over 1,000 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 23 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences.

Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes.

Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic and Hg.

Our rapidly-growing, award winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognises and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.

  • Competitive salary and company bonus scheme
  • Group pension scheme
  • Group healthcare and life assurance scheme
  • 25 days holiday with annual increase up to 30 days
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Season ticket travel loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extensive internal and external training

If this aligns with your next career move, we’d love to hear from you.
Apply via our website
Argus is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.