Career opportunity:

Data Scientist Internship


Our team is looking for a Data Scientist intern in Paris.

At SESAMm, we provide tools for the asset management industry, based on our proprietary Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing technologies. We analyze a huge amount of unstructured textual data extracted from millions of news articles, blogs, forums and social networks in real time.

We use this alternative data in combination with standard market data to provide innovative analytics on thousands of financial products across all asset classes. Moreover, this data is also exploited to develop custom investment strategies using our internal Machine Learning and statistical expertise.

With more than EUR 8M raised since its creation in 2014, major clients across the world, numerous awards won and an exponential team growth, we are expanding quickly in Western Europe, Americas and Asia.

Join SESAMm, an innovative and fast-growing FinTech company!


Internship Description

Internship Goal: you will analyze dataset provided by the NLP team in order to integrate them in predictive models. You will focus on Machine Learning applied to time series.

Major Duties:

  • Detect patterns, implement tests and evaluate on datasets
  • Perform data preprocessing and feature engineering
  • Understand and generalize Machine Learning models
  • Create a data visualization library on a massive scale
  • Use and evaluate relevant Machine Learning tools
  • Write analysis reports

The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


Candidate Profile

Education Requirements

  • Last year of a Master’s degree in a quantitative field (mathematics or data science) with strong IT skills

Work Experience and Skills Requirements

  • Work Experience: a first internship in quantitative analysis or Machine Learning is a plus
  • Languages: fluent English speaker with good writing skills, an intermediate level of French would be a plus
  • Software: Good hand on Python, some Machine Learning libraries or other relevant coding skills
  • Strong interest for complex Machine Learning models (supervised & unsupervised, deep learning etc.)
  • In depth knowledge of Machine Learning principles and practices
  • Some knowledge in finance and some experience in Machine Learning with Time Series would be an advantage
  • Basic statistic knowledges
  • Optional: if you have a personal project that could be interesting for your application please attach a link to your github

You should be able to work in a team and show high motivation. This job requires autonomy and curiosity toward a changing environment.


Working Conditions

  • Percent Time: 100%
  • Duration: permanent contract
  • Location: Paris (France)

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