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Updated 2021-10-24
Activated 2021-10-15

【Financial Solution Services】Data Scientist (Junior - Staff level)

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  • More Than 120 Days off per Year
  • New Year's Holidays
  • Five Days Workweek
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This posting is managed by: Skillhouse Staffing Solutions K.K.
Company Name Company is not publicly visible
Job Type
Skillhouse Staffing Solutions K.K.
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Industry Software Vendor
Location Asia Japan Tokyo
Asia Japan
Job Description As Japan’s oldest and largest PTS advances the Japanese market trading ecosystem for the members: their market-leading matching engine provides a low-latency, high-capacity venue with a reputation for rock-solid stability and reliability. The day and night markets allow clients to trade outside of regular market hours.

Industry Experts drive our company forward in the digital age to provide superior client service and oversee day-to-day operations. With more than 30+ nationalities working in the same office, their organization is flat, meaning that they are proactive, aggressive, and decisive in making decisions.

Their vision is to become the leader in exchange technology establishments, offering innovative products and services to their market participants and they have an extremely capable and highly motivated team to continuously innovate our systems in order to keep pace with a fast changing marketplace.

They are interested in people who can thrive in a sink or swim type of environment.

Role Description:
With the rapid expansion of their firm, the need to mature our Data Science team has become increasingly apparent;
They are seeking an individual with the requisite experience, personality, and drive to help ensure the success of this expansion.
A high degree of involvement at every stage and level of this project will be expected, from infrastructure design, working with the lead data scientist to develop solid reporting systems, and ensure the continued reliability and development of said systems.

The successful candidate will have flexibility in helping determine their working tools and environment post-expansion, but the new department will be required to collect and analyze data and provide strong empirical research to inform high-level business decisions.
Company Info A leading financial solution service company operates a highly sophisticated Proprietary Trading System (PTS) for the trading of Japanese equities.
Working Hours 9:00 - 18:00(Mon - Fri)
- Data Science experience; internships, Kaggle competitions, or similar. A demonstrable portfolio (GitHub) is highly beneficial.
- Knowledge of a variety of statistical models and methods and the ability to translate financial data into actionable business intelligence, in the form of research reports, regular client reports, and/or visual dashboards.
- Experience of following:
Scripting and research in Python, namely:
- Fluency with Pandas required, strong knowledge of Numpy, Dask, etc. are highly beneficial. - Research with R an acceptable alternative
- Data Visualization: Matplotlib/Bokeh especially beneficial Jupyter Notebooks
- Data Warehousing with:
Hadoop (Hive, MapReduce, HBase, etc)

*Must currently reside in Japan.
English Level Business Conversation Level (TOEIC 735-860)
Japanese Level None
Salary JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 5000K - JPY 7500K   
Other Salary
・ Social insurance
・ Transportation Fee
・ No smoking indoors allowed (Designated smoking area), etc.
Holidays Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays
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