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Your daily dose of financial earthquakes

Fintech 1st employee : Data Scientist / ML / Data Engineer

€25k – €35k • 2.0% – 6.0%
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You will be the 1st full-time employee of a young startup in a go-to-market phase that applies Machine Learning (ML) to Market Finance.

newspill is an innovative media focusing on news that impact your bank account.
Every day, receive impactful news that will move financial markets. Newspill suggests you an asset likely to be impacted (stock, index, commodities, etc.) and lets you trade seamlessly thanks to a Messenger chatbot. Our AI engine gives you insights explaining the reaction of the market after a news event, helps you to become a smarter news consumer, and eventually teaches you to make better trading decisions.
#Learn #Play #Earn
TRY IT ON MESSENGER : m.me/newspill.io

The team is composed of Business/Finance profiles (French Grande Ecole) as well as scientific profiles (PhD) experts in AI. Acceleration programs: LeSwave (Fintech - Paris) & Rockstart (AI - Amsterdam).
Total Funding: 80K€.


In direct collaboration with the founders, your mission will be to assist the CTO in his research, Data Science / Engineering, DevOps & testing tasks :
*You will be a full-stack Data Scientist, carrying out projects from research and prototyping phase to production
* You will help to develop our core ML and infrastructure components
* You will contribute and sometimes lead R&D efforts on Data Science / Engineering / Finance topics (e.g. statistical analysis, A/B testing, mathematical treatment and modeling, optimization, data scraping, etc.)
* You will collaborate with great engineers and researchers in Newspill Ecosystem
* You will develop an extensive understanding of the impact of world news on Financial Markets
* You will grow in responsibility together with the growing company


* You consider yourself a generalist and you are a quick learner
* Attended higher education in an engineering school
* Mastery of English is compulsory as it is the primary language within the company
* Experience in Python Development is primordial
* You are comfortable using Shell and UNIX environment
* Mathematics: linear algebra, calculus, probability & statistics, knowledge of basic ML algorithms
* Appreciated:
** Basic knowledge in Databases (SQL, NoSQL, key-value, document-based), familiarity with Python Libraries for Data Science (pandas, numpy, scikit-learn, etc.), git, docker, AWS, Clean Code, Design Patterns, essentials of Algorithms & Data Structures (e.g. you can at least implement Binary Search), Big-O.
** Open Source contributions
** Experience or appetite for Market Finance and understanding news events in the world

We are looking for an individual who is methodical, autonomous, rigorous, driven, proactive and has good analytical & relational skills

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Ilya Prokin

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9 years in research. PhD. Generalist Data Scientist. I create value using the scientific method and the state-of-the-art machine learning.