Data Scientist / Hedge Funds Analyst

Nectar Financial (Slovakia), s.r.o.

Place of work
Trnavska cesta 27/B, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time, trade licence

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Nectar the leading wealth management technology company in Switzerland has set out to radically improve the market for professionally managed wealth.

Nectar's Mission is to accelerate the financial industry's path to sustainable investment practices. Starting from a profitable business based on a client base of 30+ leaders in asset and wealth management we are running and continuously cutting edge technology platform to revolutionize a vast global business still stuck in pre-Internet age.

We make things happen, do what is right , not what is easy and think outside the box obsessively. Our people are everything, we treat each other with respect and compassion, embracing professional criticism openly at all levels. Bullshit and politics we leave to others!

If our Mission and Culture is your calling, we would like to hear from you.

* You will collect and structure data from different sources.
* You will use and keep extending your knowledge in machine learning and deep learning in order to build innovative investment and wealth management solutions.
* You will help to improve risk management approaches and tools for less liquid asset classes.
* You will help setting up virtual servers that run your code.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Python - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

Long story short: we are looking for a fintech enthusiast with track record and good knowledge of Python programming.

To split it down a little bit; you MUST have:
• practical experience with Python programming.
• working experience with databases (SQL and noSQL)
• knowledge of financial products and instruments
• experience in machine learning

In addition to the basics above, we highly prefer that you also have:
• experience with R
• experience with configurations of servers/webservers, perhaps also with clouds (such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure)
• experience with Docker
• a good understanding of Hedge Funds
• Risk Management experience

What would make you the perfect fit? to add to the already mentioned:
• CFA designation preferred
• experience with Couchbase

We also need someone who:
• efficiently eliminates roadblocks (what hinders your task, is your task)
• learns fast
• is loyal and committed
• is curious and creative
• has drive and self-motivation
• be able to take over responsibility from an early day on while experiencing a startup culture


Brief description of the company

We are a Swiss operations outsourcing and consulting provider founded in 2010. Since then we have been building a profitable business with a solid B2B fundament: operating CHF 40B Asset under Management of our clients, CHF 20B Alternative Assets such as Hedge Funds and Private Equity operated for clients. We service 30+ clients (family offices, multi family offices, EAMs, Asset Managers and Banks)

On top of our core business, we build our own AI based data parser, we build our own technology platform with a parsed mobile app which will, just like the platform, fully consolidate our clients assets. We provide portfolio reporting and data analysis services, risk management and much more.

Everything we do, we customise to our clients needs.

With 35 people in our 2 offices in Bratislava and near Zurich, we are a very intensely cooperating small team where every single person takes a complex responsibility for a client and/or projects from A-Z. Everyone matters, everyone in our team is key to our success. Individually and as a team.

Number of employees

25-49 employees

Company address

Nectar Financial (Slovakia), s.r.o.
Trnavska cesta 27/B
83104 Bratislava
ID: 3256452   Dátum zverejnenia: 29.11.2017