Lead Data Scientist

Company: FILD Search, LLC
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 21.FEB.2021
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Summary

Are you a Principal Data Scientist who is passionate about FinTech and would be interested in a leadership opportunity to disrupt the Credit...

Description

Are you a Principal Data Scientist who is passionate about FinTech and would be interested in a leadership opportunity to disrupt the Credit & Identity space? Are you a Principal Data Scientist who can build and manage data workstreams and can deliver on the design and development of algorithms, data pipeline and data systems? Are you a Principal Data Scientist who had previous leadership experience and has the capability to scale a team of Data Scientists, Machine Learning experts and Data Engineers? Are you a Principal Data Scientist who comes from the Security, Credit, Fintech, or general startup world looking to work at the cutting edge of finance, data, and technology? If yes, continue reading….


Principal Data Scientist needed asap for a well-funded Fintech startup disrupting the Credit & Identity space thru the creation of a massive data marketplace. Based on the West Side of LA, this startup has a significant amount of funding, the founding team has an excellent track record of success in the Fintech space to date and is looking to grow the team aggressively in 2021. This is an opportunity and chance to get in on the ground floor to disrupt a 100-year-old industry.


WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Build and manage data science workstreams
  • Lead the design, development and testing of algorithms, data pipelines and data systems
  • Lead machine learning model implementations
  • Provide guidance on modeling and analytics
  • Partner with product managers, software, and infrastructure engineers to define strategy and roadmap
  • Provide guidance to the software development team on building scalable, efficient, and automated data pipelines
  • Work closely with internal team and external clients to convey modeling concepts
  • Work closely with the Co-Founding team, Engineering, and Business Development teams to improve key performance indicators and meet objectives
  • Works to scale a team of Data Scientists, Machine Learning experts and Data Engineers

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 5+ years of hands-on data science experience
  • Extensive experience in applied machine learning and statistical analysis
  • Expert Python, R, SQL, Spark skills
  • Ability to produce complex machine learning products
  • Ability to work with large data sets, Data Modeling and Data Manipulation
  • Previous Fintech, Lending, Credit, Fraud or Security experience is a plus
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements for models in Financial Services is a plus
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, work outside of your comfort zone, and embrace the ambiguity of a high-growth startup environment
  • Thought leader, strong leadership skills and deep technical aptitude
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or Statistics


WHAT YOU WILL GET:

  • Opportunity to work with some of the best talent in the Blockchain space
  • Opportunity to disrupt a 100+ year old industry
  • Awesome office space in the heart of Silicon Beach, but this hire can be Remote
  • Be one of the first 50 employees of the organizations
  • Competitive base salary
  • Strong Equity play
  • Full Benefits - Health, Dental, Vision and Life
  • Flexible working hours and environment
  • Other company perks


So, if you are a Principal Data Scientist seeking a hands-on leadership opportunity for a premier financial data marketplace, please apply today.

 
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