Data Scientist

David Aplin Job Details

Data Scientist

Canada, Canada

Permanent

Posted Date: 14/04/2022

Job ID: 9C39672414

Information Technology

If you are a talented and experienced Data Scientist, David Aplin Group has the right opportunity for you for a remote position! 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Data Engineering – the candidate will organize, manipulate, filter, and visualize a large quantity of data. He will explore data reduction techniques to optimize memory allocation and processing time and build efficient ML training and validation pipeline
  • Reinforcement Learning – the candidate will improve current RL algorithms
  • Coding – the candidate will implement his research and code in Python/TensorFlow
  • Validation and deployment - Validate and tune models, deployment of these trading algorithms preferably in C++
  • Domain Expertise – the candidate is expected to gain a deep understanding of stock markets and quantitative trading strategies

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Ability to apply critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills. The candidate must be able to make data-driven decisions
  • Must be able to self-motivate, to bring his/her skills to the next level, and must be able to learn techniques quickly and effectively, and concepts
  • Proficiency in Machine learning and Deep Learning. The candidate must have a proven track record of deploying TensorFlow models in production and producing business value 
  • Proficiency in Python and TensorFlow
  • Expertise in SQL required, experience with APIs and knowledge of AWS Athena, AWS Sagemaker, and data architecture a plus
  • Must be able to communicate effectively & proactively with the team to accomplish business objectives
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Quantitative disciplines such as Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Data Science, or Quantitative Finance

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Reinforcement Learning (DDQN, A2C, and A3C)
  • Proficiency in C++ programming
  • Familiarity with cloud-based platforms, in particular, AWS EC2, dockers
  • Strong understanding of statistics and linear regression
  • Good knowledge of signal processing and time series analysis

 

Job ID: 9C39672414

 

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is an employment agency specializing in finding top talent for exceptional organizations across North America. There are no fees to apply to our jobs or engage with our recruiters to find a new career. Companies hire us to help them grow their teams. Visit our website to learn more: www.aplin.com


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