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Quant Data Scientist - UK Contract - Horse Racing Modelling

Saint Peter Port

GBP 550 - 600 Per Day

Permanent

Quant Data Scientist / Quant Mathematician - Statistical / Data Modelling | GBP 550 - 600 Per DayCalling Guernsey Based Candidates for a UK Contract - Based High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (40 mins West of London)GBP 550 - 600 Per Day + Free Parking (6 Month Contract ongoing)Experience using C , WPF or modern web technologies. C++, Python, Matlab & R are also highly regarded. ** Horse Racing Data Modeling Experience Essential **Company: We are a leading producer of form and data related applications for the horse racing industry. With our head office based in Sydney, Australia, we are expanding our UK presence with a view to trading the global markets.Position Summary:Working with some of the best mathematics and stats minds in the industry in a small and focused team environment, you will work on challenging and rewarding modelling projects, in particular:+ Data analysis, algorithm development, applied machine learning and statistics+ Integration and support of live real-time betting/trading systemsTo be considered for this role you will have the following:+ A strong background in mathematical and statistical modelling+ Previous experience working as a Quant Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Scientist or Big Data Analyst - desirable+ Masters or PhD in maths / statistics / machine learning / econometrics essential.+ Experience using C , C++ or Python is highly regarded, although Matlab & R experience will also be considered.+ WPF or modern web technologies + Strong algorithmic coding skill and solid knowledge of data structures+ Experience with statistical forecasting essential. + Understanding of machine / statistical learning techniques such as non-linear regression, kernel regression, support vector machines (SVM), neural networks, classification trees and similar techniques very beneficial.+ Experience working within the horse racing / wagering industry highly desirableThis is a great opportunity for someone passionate about maths and stats to have their ideas put into practice.You may have worked in the following capacities:Data Modeller, Statistical Modelling, Big Data Analyst, Banking, Finance, Gambling / Gaming Sector, Statistical ModellingApplication notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details. If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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