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Asset Management - Senior Data Scientist (VP) – London

Req #: 180011637
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Asset Management
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

Asset Management - Senior Data Scientist (VP) – London

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.4 trillion, over 250,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. It operates across four business segments including Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Consumer and Community Banking.

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management advises institutions, endowments, foundations and families through Asset Management and Wealth Management. Our Wealth Management business includes J.P. Morgan Private Bank, J.P. Morgan Securities and Chase Wealth Management.

The equity data science team is a newly formed function within global equities. We are tasked with using big / alternative data along with modern techniques, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence to add insight and alpha to our investment process. The successful candidate will sit in the front office working with portfolio managers and traders. Given the subject matter, a non-financial background would be acceptable if the candidate had an exceptionally strong data science skillset.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on projects along the full data science spectrum. From data acquisition and wrangling, to model selection to presentation and data visualization. The role requires the successful candidate to work as a part of a globally distributed data science team. They will work with stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand problems then find innovative, practical solutions. The successful candidate will be able to evidence a history of delivery and innovation.

Functional Skills:

The successful candidate would have some breadth in a number of the following skills and significant depth in at least one:

  • Use of alternative data sources to drive change
  • Supervised / unsupervised learning
  • Data visualization tools
  • Data wrangling methods
  • Data visualization 

Technical Skills:

  • Strong analytical programming (Python 3.x preferred)
  • Strong experience in a data manipulation language eg. SQL / Q
  • Experience with version control systems
  • Experience with one data visualization / presentation tool (Tableau preferable)
  • Experience with any of Hadoop, spark, Azure, AWS or Kdb+ would also be a benefit


JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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