Data Scientist/ Quant/ Machine Learning

    Nectar Financial AG Published: May 1, 2018
    Zürich, Switzerland
    Job Type


    Are you in interested in being a part of an evolutionary shift of paradigm in the financial industry?

    How we would like you to help us building ground breaking technologies?

    • You will collect and structure data from different sources
    • You will use and keep extending your knowledge in machine and deep learning in order to build innovative investment and wealth management solutions.
    • You will help to improve risk management approaches and tools for less liquid asset classes.
    • You will help setting up virtual servers that run your code.

    What we expect you to have

    Degree in economics, mathematics, computer science or relevant field is a great advantage.

    Long story short: we are looking for a fintech enthusiast with track record and good knowledge of Python programming.

    To split it down a little bit; you MUST have:

    • practical experience with Python programming.
    • working experience with databases (SQL and noSQL)
    • knowledge of financial products and instruments
    • experience in machine learning

    In addition to the basics above, we highly prefer that you also have:

    • experience with R
    • experience with configurations of servers/webservers, perhaps also with clouds (such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure)
    • experience with Docker
    • a good understanding of Hedge Funds
    • Risk Management experience

    What would make you the perfect fit? To add to the already mentioned:

    • CFA designation preferred
    • experience with Couchbase

    We also need someone who:

    • efficiently eliminates roadblocks (what hinders your task, is your task)
    • learns fast
    • is loyal and committed
    • is curious and creative
    • has drive and self-motivation
    • be able to take over responsibility from an early day on while experiencing a startup culture

    Excellent written and verbal English skills is a must, German is an advantage.

    What you can expect

    • Be a part of a team of inspiring individuals with global experience, amazing ideas and thirst for reaching higher goals.
    • Have an essential role in building state of the art products for the world of finances.
    • Startup Culture

    If you want to learn more about our movement go to and apply to [email protected]


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