Data Scientist - Finance Domain

IHS Markit Boulder , CO 80301

Posted 3 months ago

Data Scientist - Financial Industry

Are you ready to glean insights into the future of the markets from the most comprehensive corpus of alternative financial data? Are you eager to unleash the full power of machine learning to create novel answers to previously intractable problems? We are doing just that, and we need your help.

IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including finance, energy, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

The Issuer Services & Global Insights group employs hundreds of economists and financial experts to provide critical intelligence to public corporations, and governments. We employ data science techniques to analyze financial transactions, macro factors, industry details and hundreds of unique data sets to "know the mind of the investor". Our machine learning models have been wildly accurate, even through the unprecedented post-Covid economy. We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to take our flagship prediction platform to the next level.

Key Skills:

  • Experience with Financial Services or a similarly complex domain with transactions and time series.

  • Proficiency with Python for Data Science and Machine Learning.

What you will do:

  • Work closely with product owners, other data scientists, developers, designers, financial experts, economists, and others across the company to solve challenging business problems with technical expertise, curiosity and creativity

  • Establish necessary business and domain knowledge to correctly interpret data and results and propose experiments, projects and products

  • Weave together data sets from our robust data lake and extract actionable insights to guide decisions and improve business outcomes

  • Bring analytical rigor and statistical methods to the challenges of measuring data quality, product performance, anticipating and interpreting the behavior of market participants

  • Communicate data-driven insights and recommendations to non-technical stakeholders

  • Own and lead projects, design and implement experiments, write production-quality code

  • Collaborate with Software Engineers and DevOps to automate workflows and apply scientific methods to solve business and engineering problems

Who you are:

  • You enjoy learning new techniques and sharing your knowledge with others

  • You can work independently but have great collaboration skills

  • You have 5+ years of related work experience in data analysis and machine learning (such as logistic regression, random forest, gradient boosting, clustering, classification, deep learning) and understand their real-world advantages/drawbacks on large datasets

You can demonstrate experience with the following:

  • Deployment and maintenance of machine learning solutions in production

  • Applying advanced statistical techniques and concepts (hypothesis testing, Bayesian statistics, properties of distributions) and experience with applications.

  • Python, SQL

  • Presenting results, insights and recommendations to executives and non-technical audiences

  • Working with version control, preferably git based

Other desirable experience:

  • Developed and implemented prediction engine in production

  • Developed and implemented experimentation pipeline

  • Worked with micro-service architecture

  • Worked with .Net, C#, AWS, GCP

IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct

Right to Work

EEO is the Law

EEO is the Law Supplement

Pay Transparency Statement

Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

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Data Scientist - Finance Domain

IHS Markit