Senior Data Scientist | $3bn ML FinTech Unicorn

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    Software Engineering, Data Science

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  • Salary:

    Base to $250k

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

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  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is a leading Mission-Driven FinTech company that uses Machine Learning to plug the gaps in the American insurance industry, through their powerful platform ecosystem. They were recently acquired in <3 years for more than $3bn. The 'gig-economy' aspect allows their independent agents to work in an Uber-style way, maximizing revenue 24/7/365.

What You'll Do:

  • Use large data sets to find opportunities for optimization and can leverage appropriate models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action
  • Work on data mining and analysis methods, a variety of data tools, build and implement models, develop algorithms, and create simulations
  • Write production-ready code to include testing and maintenance infrastructure, and able to put models and analysis into production with no support from engineering
What You'll Bring:
  • Proficiency in either Python or R, and expertise in SQL
  • Experience working with AWS or another cloud-based computing platform
  • Experience and working knowledge of data infrastructure, pipelines, and advanced data manipulation
  • Experience with BI tools like Tableau or Looker (preferred), or any other industry tool such as Qlik, PowerBI, Spotfire, etc
  • Excellent communication ability – you can explain your work in a way that anyone on the team can understand, and you can frame problems in a way that ensures the right question is being asked
  • MS or Ph. D in mathematics, statistics, data science or related field of study
  • Experience retraining a model within a few days or update a model within one day
  • Capable of performing in-depth analysis and summarizing findings in one day
  • Comfortable having conversations with our executive team and non-technical team members to distill down their needs and to deliver actionable insights
On Offer:
  • Base to $250k
  • Comprehensive long-term stock/bonus program
  • Excellent benefits
  • Flexible working hours/PTO