Senior Data Scientist

Data, Risk & Analytics London, United Kingdom


Who are we?

Funding Circle was created with a big idea: to revolutionise the broken financial system and secure a better deal for everyone.

We have created the leading small business loans platform in UK, US, Germany and Netherlands; a marketplace that directly connects credit worthy businesses with investors wanting attractive returns.

In just eight years, 80,000 Funding Circle investors have lent £5 billion to 50,000 businesses across the world. In addition, in 2017 lending through our platform created and sustained 75,000 jobs worldwide and contributed £4 billion to the global economy.

What will you be doing?

You will...

  • Build new generation of risk models
  • Use the most innovative data sources and modelling techniques
  • Be part of a diverse team of highly skilled data scientists
  • Interact with multiple parts of the business, to make sure your models provide optimal support to the business

We are looking for?

The ideal candidate would have :

  • Very strong analytical skills
  • At least 3 years experience in a decision scientist/ modeller role
  • Expert knowledge of R/Python
  • Expert knowledge of machine learning methods
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders across the business

Why Join Us?

Happy employees are productive employees, that’s why we offer a hearty benefits package including:

  • Generous shares for all new employees, after service and on promotion.
  • Private healthcare and healthcare cash back schemes
  • Pension
  • Discounted onsite gym membership
  • Learning and development through FC Academy
  • Personal development allocation
  • Flexible working
  • Free breakfast, barista coffee and discounted hot lunch daily