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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