Data Scientist

Data Scientist opportunity with an ambitious, FinTech startup based in Central London using AI and building Machine Learning models to identify insights in big data.

The Business:

  • Multi-award winning startup
  • Ground-breaking analytics software within the financial services space
  • Strong financial backing
  • Sound leadership team

The role:

  • Research insights that can be identified in data sets (both public & private) via Machine Learning (ML) models and Artifical Intelligence (AI) techniques to assist our client’s customers understand their business risks
  • The aim result is for each of their customers to know exactly what products to buy based on all possible risks found from their data analysis
  • You need to be practiced in identifying trends from a disparate set of data
  • Wide-ranging remit: research on new data sets to building out models and services to be built by the Dev team
  • Opportunity to mentor other, more junior members of the Data Science team
  • Proposing new research directions

The Stack:

  • Python, NoSQL, Postgres
  • React, Laravel, Sass, MongoDB, RabbitMQ for production
  • Also use AWS & Azure for research and to host services/products

About You:

  • An experienced Data Scientist with a genuine interest in the value gained from data
  • Experienced in Python & SQL
  • Good understanding of statistical techniques/methods
  • Someone who loves to explore value from data
  • Previous experience of extracting/processing/analysing data sets
  • Someone who strives to develop their skillset and ability
  • Cloud computing experience is a “nice to have” (Azure or AWS)
  • Financial services sector experience would be great but not essential


  • Competitive salary (£40k - £55k) & share options
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • Flexible working
  • Allowance for learning & software credits
  • Social program with regular team lunches and team building events
  • Free drinks and snacks and subsidised gym to counter the effect!
  • Workplace mental health coaching
23 July 2019
Data, Tech & Software Engineering
Data Scientist
London, South London
£40k - £55k + share options and benefits


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