Applied AI & ML Senior Associate – Fintech Venture within Corporate & Investment Bank

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


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Applied AI & ML Senior Associate – Fintech Venture within Corporate & Investment Bank

Build The Future of Banking using Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

We are building the AI / Machine Learning future of banking within a high-profile and exciting new fintech business for the firm.

Benefit from:

  • a fast paced, can-do AI culture of a startup
  • with the benefit of the backing and stability of the largest bank in the world.

We work with the smartest people, who are willing to break down walls of what is possible leveraging the latest advances in artificial intelligence.

The small, and fast growing, cross-disciplinary team building the product brings together AI experts, data scientists, data engineers, finance specialists, former entrepreneurs, product managers, and designers.

We are looking for individuals to help us develop and bring existing data- and AI-focused projects to the next level. Someone, while aware that data projects are hard work, is passionate and experienced to work with a wide array of datasets to gain deep insights into private markets and make actionable recommendations.

You will

  • Explore how analytics and data can enable and disrupt the capital markets business; helping evolve and shape the approaches and tooling for the banker of tomorrow.
  • Apply a variety of analytical approaches—from traditional statistics to complex machine learning techniques—to a wide-ranging set of capital markets applications
  • Invent creative and innovative ways to answer key business questions by leveraging existing data assets or creating new ones.
  • Develop and execute analytical projects as an individual contributor and in conjunction with team members and partners.
  • Deliver practical data insights in a compelling manner to stakeholders. Articulate findings clearly and concisely including presentations, discussions and visualizations.

Who you are

  • Excellent knowledge of machine learning techniques and algorithms (gradient boosting decision tree, k-NN, random forest, NLP, …)
  • Strong technical skills:
    • Python (Pandas, NumPy, Scikit-learn)
    • Data Visualization
    • Applied Statistics (Distribution, statistical testing, regression, …)
  • Analytical thought leader - You can translate business questions into analytical insights (e.g., prepare data, create new features, evaluate quality, etc.), and execute.
  • Strong technical background – PhD/master in STEM program, math/stats/probability with good understanding of first principles and being able to build on that. Capacity to write code and develop software following best practices (clean, documented code, unit tests, optimized code)
  • Attitude and focus – you are motivated by building something of significance. Willingness to roll up sleeves and do whatever it takes. Self-confidence, poise, and personal presence that inspires confidence in others. You bring intellect, flexibility, and integrity that motivates others to trust and collaborate.
  • Experience delivering data science and analytics solutions which create enduring value – you are both structuring the delivery and indirectly influencing a broad set of teams bringing functional and technical.
  • Passionate, creative, and analytical. You love data and learning new thing, you have the curiosity to create solutions which directly impact our business.
  • Cognitive and Communications Skill - Articulate, built upon an underlying fundamental clarity of thought. General ability to root out fundamental issues, bring order from chaos, synthesize elegant insights, and drive to clear decisions.

Who we are:

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader in Banking. The world’s corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. The Corporate & Investment Bank supports our clients around the world providing strategic advice, raising capital and managing risk. In January 2022, J.P. Morgan announced a renewed focus on investing in, and building out of, data-driven initiatives.

Our Mission
The Digital Private Markets business is a fast-growing global team within J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank. We are creating a high-profile and exciting new fintech business for the firm, focused on early-stage private markets. This cross-functional business leverages the scale, network and data of JPM to create holistic solutions for private companies and their investors. Their first product, Capital Connect, is a members-only platform for start-ups and every type of investor. This platform will allow members to network with other members, benchmark companies using proprietary data, consume exclusive content and raise/invest capital on a seamless platform. This cross-functional team operates like a true start-up within the larger company. As an integral part of our team, you will need to demonstrate the curiosity, passion and tenacity required to build a start-up and to solve complex problems in the largest investment bank in the world. If you are excited to make a difference and want to transform private capital markets, this is the place for you.

Job Location

You will be based in our office at 25 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London.

Don’t meet every single requirement?

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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