Global Graduate Options - Data Scientist
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Global Graduate Options - Data Scientist

First Derivatives plc
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
Less than a day to apply on Prospects

Job description

First Derivatives plc is currently recruiting for a number of HQ and Overseas roles in our Data Scientist stream.

These roles offer candidates a unique opportunity to enter the Big Data world where the emphasis is on problem solving using a combination of analytics, imagination and business understanding.

Candidates will be exposed to the latest technologies for both structured and unstructured data including the market leading kdb+ database and q analytics language.

This is a consultancy based role. After your initial training in Northern Ireland, you may based on international projects in client sites.

Graduate package

  • Highly acclaimed capital markets training from market experts
  • Up to three months training at HQ in Ireland Intensive workshops in highly sought after kdb+ programming skills
  • Working on International projects for Tier 1 Investment Banks

Person requirements

  • An inquisitive mindset, an aptitude for problem solving and technical skills to combine them

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • A minimum of AAB at A-level (or equivalent in leaving cert points)
  • A minimum 2:1 in a degree in computing, mathematics, statistics, data science, physics, engineering or a similar quantitative discipline
  • Experience with Java, C/C++ and/or UNIX is beneficial but not a requirement

Accepted degree subjects

physics · economics · mathematics · aerospace engineering · mechanical engineering · chemistry · accounting and finance · computer sciences and IT · engineering management


Competitive salary

plus generous graduate expenses package worth £60,000. This is including a weekly food allowance, flights home, utility bills and wifi.



Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Number of vacancies: 50+

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 18/12/2017

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