Senior Data Scientist

Remote
Master's Degree
Alina Karun Alina Karun

Оur cliеnt is аn US-based fintеch cоmpаny that develops a pеrsоnаl loans platform. The goal is to provide custоmеrs with a workaround for the unеxpеctеd еxpеnsеs.

At the moment, the company is looking for an experienced Senior Data Scientist who will focus on the latest cutting-edge data mining and statistical modeling techniques to make a direct impact in a data-driven company.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop, improve and test company’s models to optimise lending decisions by using advanced statistical modeling and simulation techniques;
  • Support implementation of the models working closely with software engineering team;
  • Research, test and operationalise new analytics techniques and data sources to improve portfolio performance;
  • Conduct ad hoc analysis using advanced data mining tools to support risk management, operations and marketing strategies;
  • Assist with development of technical tools and platforms to standardise and streamline model development and monitoring processes;
  • Work with cross-functional teams to explore new ways of finding insights from data and provide recommendations;
  • Develop dashboards to monitor key performance indicators.
Requirements:
  • 4+ years of experience with data analytics and statistical modeling;
  • Advanced experience working with relational databases, such as SQL;
  • Advanced programming skills with Python or R;
  • Experience working within an open source environment;
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills with key attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines, follow through to completion, and present conclusions of analysis to senior management in an organised and thoughtful manner;
  • Experience working with specialty finance or FinTech is a plus;
  • Start-up experience is a plus.
The company offers:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including material equity grant;
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment;
  • Dynamic start-up culture;
  • Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company;
  • Equal opportunity employer.
Alina Karun
Alina Karun