Data Scientist


As a data scientist in Caspian you are expected to be involved in technical decisions within the projects your involved and working towards continuously widening your knowledge base.

The role involves:

  • Ensuring the provision of clear agile stories to company standard to deliver agreed product Epics
  • Researching state of the art technology and approaches to help find solutions to data driven problems
  • Developing a wide range of skills at the cutting edge of data science
  • Developing production level code
  • Ability to implement papers relating to recent state of the art developments
  • Helping to design the production level solution by being proactive and highlighting any design flaws at all levels
  • Supporting team members by reviewing their work and guiding them to methods/approaches that will help them in their tasks
  • Delivering production code in collaboration with DS team members and the development team in time and to expected quality levels
  • Identifying useful technical trends to solve everyday problems
  • Presenting work to both internal and external audiences
  • Having a good understanding of the roles and duties within a scrum team within an Agile framework
  • Assisting and contributing to sprint planning sessions
  • Client engagement at an implementation level in support of the Caspian project lead
  • Gaining broad financial services domain and business understanding


  • Strong programming skills in python or R
  • Good background knowledge in machine learning and statistical data analysis
  • Understanding of key topic areas: Natural Language Processing, Bayesian Learning, Deep Learning
  • Experience in a machine learning framework: e.g. Tensorflow, PyTorch, Scikit-learn or other
  • Good mathematical background
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, take accountability and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and proactive with good team-work skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of code management tools, e.g. Git


  • Strong background in statistics and Linear Algebra
  • Good understanding of Agile software development
  • Participation in open source libraries
  • Published scientific papers

What we offer 

  • An opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies for a rapidly growing and innovative company 
  • Training allowance to grow your skills
  • A chance to be part of a close-knit team working in a dynamic challenging environment 
  • A 35-hour working week. 25 days holiday + bank holidays 
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Company Overview 

Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, Caspian specialise in automated investigation technology for financial services firms. We are a development partner of Nasdaq following investment from Nasdaq Ventures.

To apply please email including a copy of your C.V.