Senior Data Scientist - Time Series

Israel

About The Position

Sparks AB is looking for a Senior Data Scientist!

We specialize in predicting global macro-economic trends happening around the world using sophisticated and proprietary artificial intelligence and big data. 

We are a well-funded company in the predictive analytics field working with top leading financial institutions.

Come join us and experience a young and vibrant environment, challenge yourself on daily basis and be a part of a fascinating world.


Responsibilities

  • E2E ownership of models: extracting, preparing, and exploring data to generate insights; generating and testing hypothesis upon data; evaluating methods and results.
  • Design, build and maintain statistical / ML / DL solutions.
  • Research and implement solutions for a unique real-world problem.
  • Work alongside lead researcher as the first data scientist.
  • Be a key player in a research project from inception to production. 

Requirements

  • MA/PhD in economics, finance, accounting, or any equivalent field; or MSc/PhD in a quantitative field (such as physics, statistics, mathematics, or any equivalent field).
  • Able to take ownership of fast-paced projects, managing them through to completion with data driven approach, flexible mind, and passion.
  • Strong knowledge in statistics & probability.
  • Minimum of 3 years of analytical experience and proven experience as a researcher.
  • Experience with Time Series analysis and forecasting.
  • Python knowledge.
  • Experience in risk management - Big advantage.
  • Experience in financial or economic analysis - Advantage.
  • Strong knowledge in machine learning concepts - Advantage.

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