Behavioural Data Scientist

Nasdaq

London, UK

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The Behavioural Science Team at Nasdaq is expanding and they are looking for the right candidate to make a tangible difference. Are you adept to using existing research evidence as a platform to think creatively and generate new topics for investigation? Are you comfortable working in an interdisciplinary team to formulate bespoke client solutions? Are you passionate about using psychological and behavioural insights to bring a different perspective to the finance sector? If the answer is ‘yes’, then read on.

As the Behavioural Data Scientist, you will help develop and test new ways of gathering and evaluating data to help our internal and external clients understand human decision making. Both in the financial markets and within organisations through the application of cutting edge research, drawing on psychology, behavioural and financial economics, as well as other related disciplines. The evidence based results will be used to design technology solutions to support various areas across financial services from compliance, to risk management and direct money management.

Your responsibilities:

  • The candidate will work more towards the quant/mathematical aspects of behavioral science
  • Understanding, analyzing and quantify requirements, and hands-on testing
  • Prove business solutions and ideas to head out to production internally
  • Working on beta projects with clients

Who you are:

  • Degree in Psychology or Social Sciences and Statistical Analysis
  • You will have practically applied methods from behavioural sciences or relevant social science disciplines (eg. social, organizational cognitive psychology, neuroscience, human factors or behavioural intervention design)
  • You possess exceptional quantitative and diagnostic skills, including experimental design and statistical analysis
  • You demonstrate strong capabilities to translate complex data into outputs relevant to our clients and adapt your communication to all audiences with a commercial focus where relevant
  • Committed to build a strong evidence base and scientific dissemination and will expect you to steer on publications

Nasdaq will offer you a workplace where you can truly make a difference. It is a stimulating, dynamic international environment, but regardless of the role, your efforts will be closely tied to our customers’ success. We provide excellent career opportunities where we identify, train, and develop future owners to ensure we have the capabilities to scale the business.

This is a full time position located in London (we are open to flexible working and less hours for the right candidate). As the selection and interview process is ongoing, please submit your application in English as soon as possible. If you have any questions please contact Talent Acquisition, at askEMEArecruiters@nasdaq.com.

Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.


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