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Lead Data Scientist/Data Science Manager | FinTech

  • Location

    New York

  • Sector:

    Data Science

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Amelia Jones

  • Contact email:

    amelia@intelletec.com

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Amelia Jones

Intelletec has partnered with a leading fintech lending platform that leverages cutting-edge data science to provide small to medium businesses with accelerated access to capital solutions. They are looking for a Lead Data Scientist/Data Science Manager.

 

The Data Scientist role will report to the Chief Data and Analytics Officer and will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence solutions to drive efficiency and improved performance across all aspects of the business.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with the business to execute on identified opportunities for deploying machine learning and AI solutions to drive revenue and cost savings.

  • Balance leading and directly contributing to the framing, data preparation, development, and documentation of ML and AI models and solutions.

  • Effectively lead 2 to 4 domestic and/or off-shore individual contributors.

  • Support the efforts of the Chief Data and Analytics Officer to ensure data and solutions are trusted by helping to champion high standards, transparency, and regular communication with the business.

  • Explore and test additional data sources that may add value.

SKILLS NEEDED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field such as computer science, statistics, or physics.

  • 5+ years of experience as a data scientist including leading the development of machine learning models and implementing them into production.

  • Experience successfully leading a team of Data Scientists

  • Working knowledge of Python, SQL, and open-source machine learning packages, like xgboost.

  • Experience with or desire to learn new automated machine learning and related software.

ON OFFER:

  • Competitive salaries and benefits

  • Opportunities for professional growth, in an intellectually stimulating and fast-paced environment

  • Work for one of Crain’s 50 fastest growing companies in New York

  • Hybrid office/remote model