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Instant loans via smartphone in developing countries

Data Scientist

€45k – €55k • 1.0% – 1.0%
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We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist who will help us analyze large amounts of smartphone and behavioral data to find patterns and use them to optimize our lending decisions.

We expect you to be highly analytical with a knack for analysis, math and statistics, and a passion for machine-learning and research. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are also required.


Your responsibilities are:

Research and detect valuable data sources and automate collection processes

Perform preprocessing of structured and unstructured data

Review large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns

Create predictive models and machine-learning algorithms

Modify and combine different models through ensemble modeling

Organize and present information using data visualization techniques

Develop and suggest solutions and strategies to business challenges

Work together with engineering and product development teams



The requirements are:

2+ years' experience of working on Data Scientist or Data Analyst

Significant experience in data mining, machine-learning and operations research

Good experience using business intelligence tools (such as Tableau) and data frameworks (such as Hadoop)

Good knowledge SQL and Python

Strong math and analytical skills, with business acumen

Strong communication and presentation skills

Good problem-solving abilities

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
Previously started companies in the online gaming, advertising and e-commerce industries. Over $30mm sales. Recently founded dPay.ng (Instant loans in Africa)