Head Of Data Science (Credit Risk)

job location:New York, NY, USA

job country:United States

job state:New York

job city:New York

Head of Data Science – $170,000 – $200,000

Data Talent are working exclusively with a consumer lending start-up, who have developed an innovative consumer lending platform to partner the e-commerce industry. They’re looking to hire their first Data Scientist, to hire and lead the Data Science team, and also to head up the project to build their first Credit Risk Model.

What you’ll do –

  • Build models and use predictive modeling to build data-driven insights to improve insights for prospective and current customers
  • Create the roadmap for decision science
  • Move the needle by making the product more productive your output will help shape the path of decisions at every level, every day, across the entire organization
  • Contribute and grow the culture of excellence on our team by bringing processes and best practices to our group

What you’ll need –

  • 5 + years experience in building models with a focus in credit risk or fraud risk
  • Strong in Python, statistical analysis, tools, and modeling
  • Hands-on experience with ML techniques, stats and optimization
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; extremely attentive to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment

To apply, please send across your resume and details in the contact box to the right, or alternatively get in touch with me at rob@datatalent.io

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