Digital Gurus are delighted to be working with a FinTech start up based here in London. Our client, one of the largest peer to peer lenders in Europe, are looking for a Data Scientist (more of a Senior level) to help them continue to reach their goals.
Basic overview of the role
In a nutshell, if a you're a new company and you've just won a major contract but your client wants to pay you on 90 day terms, what are you going to do if you need to pay your staff and suppliers up-front etc. That’s where our client steps in. Using the peer-to-peer approach to provide the day-to-day operational financing for companies, our client makes it possible for companies to sell outstanding invoices to raise working capital.
This market is worth a staggering £100bn/year which is dominated by legacy lenders and banks with complex processes and shady practices.
Our client are bringing a more clean direct and simple option.
You'll be joining the newly created Data Insights. This team sits at the heart of the company with the remit of making the entire firm more data driven.
This not only applies to traditional areas such as product and fraud detection, but also figuring out ways they can apply data to marketing, sales and hiring.
Working closely with Data Engineers and Data Analysts, you will have the opportunity to assist with the building of a team whilst focussing on areas such as fraud detection and credit risk. Using your knowledge of Python, Machine Learning and Statistics, you will have a great opportunity to make a real difference to a fast growing FinTech start up.