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Senior Data Scientist (FinTech Startup)

A San Francisco based FinTech startup is hiring a Senior Data Scientist to create personalized credit scores for people to allow them to establish a history of credit. The company is well funded and ready to expand rapidly, while also being in a good position with a few Senior team members already joined and doing good work. The company works by give out micro loans and then building statistical machine learning models on the data that they collect from the people paying back the micro loans. They give everyone accurate, up to date credit scores that will allow them to take out loans from other institutions.

You will need to have at least 4 years of experience with Python, R, Scala, Spark, SQL, and MATLAB. The ideal candidate also has a master’s degree or Ph.D. in Statistics, Math, or a relevant field. You should be able to push Python code in to production while also writing complex SQL queries and have a deep knowledge and interest in statistics. Any experience with data ingestion or data engineering is also highly desirable, and candidates preferably can code in Scala or Java as well as Python. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, talented individual to further their career and work in a promising, fast paced start up environment. All candidates should be local to San Francisco and apply directly. No third parties please, no C2C applications will be accepted for this role.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 4+ years of experience with Financial Data Science
  • Experience wring production level Python code for Machine Learning models
  • Experience with statistical analysis in R
  • Expert SQL querying ability
  • Masters degree or Ph. D. in relevant field

Desired Skills & Experience

  • AWS experience
  • Data Engineering experience
  • Experince with DynamoDB or MongoDB
  • Statistical background

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k with employer matching
  • Performance based raises and salary reviews
  • Catered lunches
  • Flexible schedule

Brand new equipment of your choosing

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