Senior Data Scientist - Fraud

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Jones

  • Contact email:

    matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    PR/006046_1618408587

Xcede's Data Science team are working with one of the UK's largest fintech companies who are looking for a Data Scientist to join their growing Data team. They are the #1 player in their space, and oversaw £12 billion transactions in 2020.

Having set up a very strong BI, Data Engineering and Product Analytics team, Data Science is next on their roadmap, the first hire of which is a Data Scientist to focus on Fraud. This person will help build cutting edge risk models on new customers, as well as help build an industry leading fraud detection platform.

This is a very exciting opportunity to take ownership for the machine learning part of the fraud and risk area of one of the best known tech companies, with fantastic career growth and opportunities beyond.

Requirements:
-MSc or PhD in a numeric field (Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, etc.)
-Previous experience designing machine learning models in risk and/or fraud
-Strong Python skills
-Experience working in a start-up or scale-up tech business (ideally fintech) preferred
-Solid commercial Data Science experience to demonstrate ability to work autonomously

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on trmatthew.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/