Senior Data Scientist
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?
- 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
- Discounted onsite gym membership
- Learning and development through FC Academy
- Personal development allocation
- Flexible working
- Free breakfast, barista coffee and discounted hot lunch daily