Senior Data Scientist
Paymentsense
London, UK
3d ago

Let’s make passion pay We started from one belief : that businesses deserved better. That people pouring their hearts into their passion should be paid reliably, efficiently and affordably.

After all, passion, not money makes the world go round. So we decided to shake up the payments industry for good. From humble beginnings, we’ve become one of Europe’s fastest-growing FinTech companies, winning numerous awards (including the Tech Track 100, National Business Awards and the Europe-wide Inc 5000).

We pride ourselves on using smart technology and an unswerving dedication to service, leaving customers free to grow their companies.

After all, doing so is hard work - taking payments shouldn’t be. To continue innovating and leading the payments industry, we need exceptional individuals.

Our success is due to our talented teams going above and beyond to make payments painless, security simple and compliance easy for our customers.

Our core values of Brave, Defiant, Supportive and Honest underpin everything we do. As employees you are given the freedom to work autonomously, challenge the norm, bring new ideas and take ownership.

Sound good? Then keep reading... The Role If you’re the kind of person who loves to sit in the sweet spot of harnessing the power of data and technology, performing rigorous scientific insight and having a direct impact on the product this is the role for you.

What will you do Apply your scientific skills to identify problems, generate hypotheses, and conduct experiments and analyses to validate your hypotheses.

You will also help to develop standard methodologies for conducting product experiments in the organization. Be the evangelist for a data-driven, test and learn approach to product development.

Work in collaboration with engineers, product managers, designers, user researchers, and analysts to craft creative solutions based on scientific principles to ambitious problems.

As you acquire an in-depth understanding of one or more areas of the business, You’ll act as an expert mentor and develop and lead training and workshops to raise the standards of our utilisation of data across the company.

Improve performance outcomes through the use of data and technology. you’ll be raising the bar. You’ll lead the data science thinking across the organisation, acting as a senior contributor, mentoring other data scientists and analysts and developing a team as the organisation grows.

What you will bring Experience : You have a solid understanding of statistics, data modelling, machine learning, optimization techniques, predictive and prescriptive analytical concepts.

You’ve deep expertise in digital experimentation, including a strong grasp of concepts such as hypothesis testing and standard design and analysis techniques.

Foundational machine learning and statistics : supervised, unsupervised learning, reinforcement learning and optimization, Bayesian inference, causal and counterfactual reasoning.

Large scale experimentation : MVT design, adaptive experimentation methods (in particulars phased experiments, block-design), contextual decision-making, automated A / B testing.

Ability to work cross-functionally in an embedded framework. Excellent communication and facilitation skills, proven track record of building relationships with stakeholders.

You’re the commercially-minded person in the engineering discussion and the person pointing out the technical considerations in the meeting of business people.

Our Technology Stack... Snowflake / BigQuery Scripting language : Python / R dbt Segment & Snowplow (for event tracking) Looker Google Cloud - PubSub, Cloud Functions, Dataflow, Cloud Composer, Cloud Build, Kubernetes What you will get We have a lively social scene including Film nights, Book Club, Cheese Club, Sports and Fitness Clubs, seasonal parties and a welcoming culture to make you feel right at home when you’re at work.

We also have 25 days annual holiday (which increases over time), discounted private healthcare, travel loans, a cycle to work scheme, subsidised gym membership, free fruit and drinks and exclusive discounts at many High Street stores.

So if you want to help make passion pay, get in touch

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