Senior Data Scientist
Zopa
London
5d ago

Our Story We’re empowering people to FeelGood about their money.Our journey’s always evolving, and we’ve just launched a bank.

But a different type of bank one that empowers its customers to take control of their finances and FeelGood about their money.

If you embrace being challenged beyond the norm, aren’t afraid to think differently and are motivated by working somewhere you can really make an impact, you’ll love life here at Zopa.

As a Senior Data Scientist at Zopa you will be leading high impact projects related to data and modelling across a broad range of topics such as : credit risk, fraud detection, pricing, and customer engagement.

You will own the full lifecycle of your project, including the discovery of business opportunities through statistical analysis, data curation and processing, feature engineering and the development and monitoring of machine learning models from design through to post-production.#LI-JF1

You will have :

  • Excellent Python skill with good understanding of best practice in software engineering
  • In-depth knowledge of the PyData stack (e.g. Pandas, Scipy, MatPlotLib, Scikit-learn, Keras)
  • Solid knowledge of statistics (e.g., Monte Carlo, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, maximum likelihood, bootstrap, Bayesian inference)
  • In-depth knowledge in machine learning algorithms : logistic regression, random forest, gradient boosted trees, neural networks, k-means, etc
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Working knowledge of CI / CD tooling
  • Bonus points for :

  • Experience of full lifecycle of a data science project, from data collection, EDA, model optimization to deployment and monitoring
  • Experience with AWS services (SageMaker, Redshift, Lambda, S3, etc)
  • Domain knowledge in consumer lending, credit risk, online business
  • Experience in optimization algorithms, deep learning, reinforcement learning
  • Working knowledge of Linux / Unix
  • Leadership / mentorship experience
  • Experience in analytics or scientific researches
  • A STEM degree, preferably PhD
  • Contribution to open source projects
  • To thrive here, you’ll need to : Champion our customers . Whatever your role, you’ll be close to our customers. We care passionately about doing the best for them.

    Help us make fearless choices. Our environment is fast-paced, agile and open. You’ll solve interesting and challenging problems, and be trusted and empowered to bring your ideas to life.

    Walk the talk. Like us, you’ll be honest, stick to your promises and face the tough moments head-on. Be in it together. You’ll join an ambitious, diverse and all-round approachable team with a mix of ideas and talents who inspire each other to be better every day.

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