Data Scientist, Sustainable Investment Research

Employer: LSEG Romania
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 24.09.2023
    Job remote: On-site


    Energy and climate issues are key factors in our innovative risk assessment methodologies. Our clients are financial institutions: institutional investors, asset managers, corporate and investment banks, insurance companies, development banks, infrastructure funds.

    Reporting to the Head of NLP & Data Science, within the Sustainable Investment Research Team in the Data & Analytics of LSEG, the individual will be in charge of maintaining and enhancing existing sovereign ESG products and create new IP on this field. The role requires managing projects to demanding deadlines and involves regular interaction with internal partners and external parties.

    Key responsibilities of the role:

    IP & Methodology Development
    o Conceive, develop, and test algorithms with tools like Python, Snowflake, AWS, etc to enhance existing tools and create new products
    o Use statistical and AI oriented algorithms to generate IP for different internal and external clients
    o Scope and build proof-of-concepts / prototypes using data science techniques

    Data analysis
    o Locate, clean and wrangle data. Integrate internal and external data sources using API's and connect to the core internal DB and sandbox.
    o Acting as an SME with internal stakeholders to inform the development and refinement of ESG tools.
    o Developing new datasets.

    Market & stakeholder engagement
    o Collaborating in multi-stakeholder research and product development projects and providing analytical support for clients and internal stakeholders.
    o Proactively identify potential risks and issues and actively engage all the stakeholders in their mitigation and management
    o Bring technical knowledge to engage in planning and agreeing sprint goals with other team members in data science, research and production functions.
    o Work with external and internal partners to identify and deliver LSEG data and tools needed to build prototypes and proof-of-concepts.

    Role requirements:

    o Proficient in development (Python) in a cloud environment
    o Degrees in Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics or other related fields
    o Good understanding of data structure and data quality of ESG ratings, scores and other datasets

    o Experience conducting quantitative research in an organization or consulting environment and communicating analyses to technical and non-technical audiences; at least 3 years of previous experience would be fine
    o Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a multi-cultural team
    o Experience with fast prototyping and delivering minimum viable products
    o Affinity with Sustainable Investment

    We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios! If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career!

    We improve each employee's potential through personal development and through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe that remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:

    25 days' holiday per year

    1 additional day off for your Birthday

    Annual wellness allowance

    Share Purchase Plan

    Medical Health Insurance

    Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)

    Dental Coverage

    Life insurance

    Pillar 3 Private Pension

    Meal Vouchers

    Flexible Benefits


    Volunteering Events

    Team Buildings

    At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.

    Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

    LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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