Model Development Team
Fitch Solutions
London
7h ago

Responsibilities :

  • Source and analyse novel data sets using creative approaches; employ third-party ETL packages where appropriate
  • Train, test, and assess the viability of models using standard Python packages (scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch)
  • Integrate modern front-end interactivity and visualizations into the model workflow (e.g. via Plotly, Bokeh or Vue)
  • Contribute across the entire development process : from proof-of-concept to prototyping to production
  • Explore current state-of-the-art modeling approaches in the literature and adapt existing code to solve business challenges
  • Position Requirements :

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in data science, computer studies, financial engineering or equivalent
  • Experience in presenting complex technical aspects of your work to non-specialists
  • Familiarity with data sources and data-related challenges in the financial industry
  • Familiarity with credit risk management and credit assessment would be a plus
  • Familiarity with cloud-based solutions (e.g. AWS) would also be a plus
  • Proficiency in Python data science packages, such as pandas, scikit-learn, TensorFlow and / or PyTorch
  • Strong ability to assess the performance of models and present findings in novel visual formats
  • Passion for thinking creatively about applications of machine learning and NLP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to shift fluidly between multiple projects as priorities change
  • Fitch is an equal opportunity employer that employs people across the full spectrum of society. Fitch works hard to create a workplace with an emphasis on inclusion, innovation and merit.

    By valuing diversity and equality in our workplace, we believe it adds strength to our business.

    Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions.

    To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest.

    Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment.

    If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work.

    In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.

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