Data Scientist - Fintech

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Jones

  • Contact email:

    matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00025600_1545055576

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-15

  • Consultant:

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Xcede's Data Science team are working with one of the UK's leading fintech companies in the lending space. In the last ten years they have issued over 2 million loans, and are widely recognised as a leading responsible lender.

They are now looking to expand their Data Science team in London by adding to more Data Scientists to the team. The Data Science team sit centrally in the organisation so work on a wide range of projects beyond the expected underwriting, risk and credit scoring work. This includes looking into new data sources (social media, third party, etc.), building a recommendations engine, working with the marketing team (attribution modelling, etc.), and presenting to various stakeholders across the organisation.

Requirements:
*MSc or PhD in a field in Statistics, Machine Learning, Physics, Mathematics or a similar field
*Good programming skills (R, Python)
*Good background with data visualisation/BI tools
*Good machine learning knowledge
*Good business acumen and ability to explain work and insight to non-technical stakeholders

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk or +44(0)203 301 9931. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.

For all of our live Data Scientist positions in the UK please click here - https://www.xcede.com/jobs/data-science/united-kingdom/permanent/