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Data Scientist

Why Should You Apply For The Job


  1. Work in a global asset management firm.
  2. Great career opportunity and exposure to various type of technologies and client.
  3. Good career prospects.

Job Description


This role is responsible for the timely delivery of comprehensive and error free data to some of the most demanding and successful systematic Portfolio Managers in the world:

  • Identification of new data sets.
  • Engaging with vendors to understand characteristics of datasets.
  • Building processes and technology tools to ingest, tag and clean datasets.
  • Analysis of datasets to generate descriptive statistics and propose potential applications of data.
  • Research of potential “alpha signals” for presentation to Portfolio Managers.
  • Monitoring and enhancing the automated data collection and cleansing infrastructure.
  • Research on new technologies for improved data management and efficient retrieval.






  • Ph.D. in computer science, mathematics, physics, statistics or another disciplines involving rigorous quantitative analysis techniques.
  • At least 1 year of experience as a Data Scientist, quantitative researcher or in a similar role.
  • Experience working with large data sets, including classification, regression, distribution analysis, and predictive modeling.
  • Experience applying statistical tests to large data sets.
  • Programming skills in SQL, TSQL, SQL Server or PL-SQL.
  • Programming skills in Python and at least one of C#, C++, or Java.
  • Financial industry experience preferred but not required.
  • Experience dealing with intraday, tick and order book data a plus.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a love of learning.
  • Attention to detail and a love of process.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

About The Company


About our client: 

Our client is a global asset management firm that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Currently they are looking for a Data Scientist to join their team, based in Singapore office.


About TalentTag Recruitment Agency: 

TalentTag Recruitment is an IT specialist recruitment division of Agensi Pekerjaan ELS Sdn Bhd (808430-P and JTKSM 076A) (“ELS”). ELS is an award-winning recruitment firm with more than a decade of proven track record in recruitment. In 2019, ELS took home the Gold Prize for “The Best Executive Search Firm of HR Vendors of the Year Awards 2019”.


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