Data Science Analyst, Capital Markets

New York City, New York
San Francisco, California


Who we are

SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.

The role

SoFi is looking for a Data Scientist to deliver data driven insights to support our Capital Market team’s decisions and strategies.  In this role, you will be responsible for delivering analytics to Capital Markets on the performance of the business, giving our investors clarity on the performance of their portfolios, and streamlining processes through automation.

Success in this role hinges on your technical aptitude and quantitative abilities: you know how to plow through data with SQL, Python, and Tableau, and surface insights using statistics and ML techniques.  Success will also depend on your deep financial acumen, and expertise on loan portfolio management and performance metrics.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with Capital Markets to deliver analytics and insights around new loan originations, securitizations, and existing servicing portfolios

  • Own end-to-end Capital Markets analytics workflow including formulating business and loan performance metrics, socializing them across the organization, and creating dashboards/reports

  • Proactively drive data insights across the organization, including relating to hedging and securitizations

  • Work collaboratively with Engineering to ensure data integrity and automate data pipelines


What you’ll need:

  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience: Business/Risk Analytics, KPI Dashboard Development,  Performance Analysis, Portfolio Management

  • Strong financial acumen with subject matter expertise in consumer lending and loan performance metrics 

  • Proficient with SQL, R, Python, Tableau , Excel

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Intellectual curiosity and aptitude to pick up new technical skills

  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance

  • Bachelor’s degree. Degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering or quantitative field


Why you’ll love working here

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays

  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees

  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning

  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs

  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans

  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program

  • Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)

  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.

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