Data Scientist


Greater London Permanent £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

Data Scientist
Central London

An opportunity now exists for a Data Scientist with experience in risk to join a fin tech peer to peer lending company. The company have matched more than £100 million of loans and set to grow to over £1b in the next 3 years of its projected growth. As such we’re on the search for an experienced Data Scientist who can;

  • Develop and implement data models applying machine learning, deep learning and statistical analysis techniques.
  • Develop ETL work-flows provide analysis, design and implement reports by using a BI tool such as Tableau
  • Manipulate data, build models using techniques such as random forest and regression and work to improve efficiency in data performance.
  • Develop and maintain scoring algorithms in the production environment.
  • Create modelling projects as well as conduct research and analysis projects.
  • Work with financial transaction data sets including credit and customer acquisition data.

This is a great opportunity to develop the data science strategy and vision working closely with the Lead Data Scientist and Head of Risk. We’re looking for a Data Scientist with:

  • 2-3 years commercial experience in a production environment
  • Experience working with risk with a deep understanding of UK consumer credit data
  • Modelling experience with regression, gradient boosting or random forest as examples.
  • Skilled in Python, R and SQL
  • Qualifications in mathematics, statistics or similar
  • Bonus points for experience with AWS, fin-tech or neural network algorithms.

In return you will work on a platform at rapidly growing scale pioneering fair finance initiatives in a place which encourages personal development with a great benefits package including pension and employee perks. Apply now for immediate interview.

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