Data Science Trainee
Jupiter Asset Managment
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Data Science Trainee

Jupiter Asset Managment
  • Full time Position
  • London (United Kingdom)
  • Published on August 30 2021
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Job description

The Data Science Team (DST) was founded in December 2018 and now comprises nine people with roles including Data Scientists, Data Analysts, and Data Engineers. The team sits in Fund Management.

Their primary mandate is to create data citizens, that is to enrich internal processes with data so people make better data-driven decisions.

The role of i20/20 in DST will work closely with all areas of the team and will focus mainly on building out an SME portal, as well as developing your technical skills. You will work with several members of the team on a wide array of interesting data science topics, including Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) forecasting.

Role responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Assisting across the team with tasks ranging from modelling, data cleansing, Dev Ops, and systems management
  • Build and manage the Subject Matter Expert (SME) portal
  • Provide auxiliary support across several data science projects, principally Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and alternative data

This is an exciting opportunity to join Jupiter's Data Science team as part of the Investment20/20 programme. Investment20/20 is an industry wide initiative designed to create more entry level opportunities into the industry and to provide you with the skills and experiences to help you start your career. During the Investment20/20 programme you will receive:

  • A 12-month fixed term contract with the potential to convert into a permanent role
  • A dedicated line manager focused on supporting your development
  • A buddy from a previous intake
  • On-the-job training
  • Structured soft skills and technical training
  • Invitations to Investment20/20 industry and social events
  • Invitations to Jupiter's Sports, Social and Arts events
You will have the opportunity, through the Investment20/20 Ambassador Programme, to return to your school, college or university to raise awareness of Jupiter and the Programme. In addition, we provide our employees with a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes physical health and financial wellbeing initiatives and family friendly policies, as well as Company support to make a difference to the charities that are important to you. We also offer a structured learning and development programme and sponsorship towards relevant qualifications. Our employee resource groups (including Ethnicity, Faith, Pride and Women in Technology), Art and Charity Committees also provide further support to our employees.

This role will be eligible to participate in the Company's more flexible 2-1-2 working arrangement. Two days Tuesday and Thursday's are prescribed days where all employees should work from the office and one other office day can be chosen by you and two days worked from home.

What we are looking for

Jupiter's Investment20/20 Programme is aimed at school/college leavers and graduates looking to start their careers.

We are looking for individuals with the following skills and attributes:

  • Thirst for knowledge and a willingness to continue to learn and develop
  • Team focus and camaraderie - we move forward as one
  • Attention to detail
  • Accountable mentality
  • Deep interest in data science
We always look for the best candidate for each of our opportunities and have no requirements in terms of educational institute attended, subjects studied, previous experience, or grades achieved. We do, however, want people to demonstrate, in their application form, how they have excelled or expanded their knowledge in a particular area and developed the required attributes for these opportunities.
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