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Investment20/20 Data Science Trainee

Job Introduction

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 Responsibility

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

 

The Ideal Candidate

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.

Package Description

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
  • A salary of £25,000, plus benefits (incl. non-contributory pension, medical insurance and study leave for company approved qualifications)

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.

About the Company

Jupiter is one of the UK’s leading investment management companies with just over 500 employees and £60.3 billion worth of assets under management (as at 30th June 2021).

Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs and Dublin OEICs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain and the US.

The majority of our employees are based in our London office located just minutes from Victoria station which provides stair-free access from both the Underground’s Victoria line and National Rail platforms, as well as limited road crossings to the Jupiter office. Our London office was designed to encourage employees to live active, healthy lives with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for greater natural light and the benefit of a private balcony, table tennis room, cycle storage and on-site shower and locker facilities. The short distance to Green Park and St James' Park also provides employees with a natural space to relax during their lunch break and a healthy alternative to office-based meetings.

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.

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