Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / San Francisco, California, USA †-†Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely†

Job Description

Our client is a 30+ person financial services start-up out of San Francisco changing the way Immigrants can assess loans and credit in their new country!

With a quarter of a billion people immigrating each year; they have found an untapped market. With rapid traction across US, Europe and Asia, they are looking to scale out their Engineering and Product teams - hiring remotely across Canada and the USA.

They are looking for a Data Scientist who will help them rewrite the approach to banking.

What you can expect to contribute to:
-Continuously explore new alternative data sources to add incremental predictiveness in the models though orthogonal signals/features.
-Build end to end machine learning models
-Create, expand, explore, rank & maintain logs of innovative internal features
-Expand the performance data using organic & synthetic methods wherever possible.
-Develop automation capabilities & advanced dashboards required for faster processing and monitoring.
-Own end to end model implementation, model iteration, model versioning, for production and sandbox environment
-Collaborate with the engineering and product teams to implement, ship, test and monitor the risk models.

Offering a fast pace, and scaling start up environment; this is a great opportunity to work with an extremely talented engineering team as they build life-changing products for new immigrants all over the world.

Must Have Skills:

-Bachelorís degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Financial Engineering
-Expert knowledge of Python or R, & SQL
-Experience using cloud technologies and distributed/data computing tools
-Proficiency in writing and maintaining production level code
-ML Delivery Experience

Nice to Have Skills:

-Master's Degree in Quantitative Field preferred.

Special Perks:

Fully remote
Competitive salaries
401(k) with generous matching
Stock / equity options
Flexible vacation/sick leave

Our client is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Starting: ASAP

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