Data Engineer - Risk - Innovations - Contract - London

Job Title: Data Engineer - Risk - Innovations - Contract - London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17883_1521570442
Contact Name: Glenn Johnston
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2018 18:27

Job Description

An innovations team of a major Financial Services firm is seeking Data Specialist to join their London offices on a contract basis.

The team is responsible for analytics used for risk management. You'll report directly into the head of Risk Innovation working on a greenfield project extracting, manipulating and loading data in the newly built data storage and analysis of the risk data to look for trends and new business opportunities.

Experience required:

  • Demonstrable experience with MongoDB
  • Business Intelligence Solutions experience, preferably Qliksense or R Shiny
  • Understanding of APIs

Experience desired:

  • Coding skills (R, Excel/VBA, SQL), and overall good IT skills e.g. follows best practices, robust solution designs; Git experience and Unix skills is an advantage);
  • Analytical background with good knowledge of statistics
  • Affinity with new technology and interest in Data Science/ machine learning is an advantage;
  • Self-driven, entrepreneurial with good problem-solving skills

This is a great opportunity for a true technologist to join an interesting innovations team and being able to explore new technologies, run proof-of-concepts and progress these into production. Please apply below if you feel you're a good fit.