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Financial products that build credit for working class Americans

Data Scientist

$120k – $180k • 0.1% – 0.5%
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Data is at the center of everything we do at Fig, and as a data scientist, you will be too. Our two core technologies are cashflow-based risk models and NLP operations AI. You will work with our Head of Risk and engineering team to define and implement the next generation of these technologies. We want you to share in driving the vision and ultimately build a team around you.
Our technology stack is built inhouse from end-to-end, resulting in a single central database that has perfect information association from marketing to underwriting to resulting behavior. If this sounds like the perfect playground, we can’t wait to hear from you!
Core Responsibilities:
• Work directly with Head of Risk to build robust predictive models
• Form hypotheses, then identify or create new variables to test your ideas
• Research, validate, and implement new algorithms / techniques
• Tell the story behind the numbers

Who We’re Looking For
You think about the second, third and even fourth order implications with everything you build. You want to use your strong analytical and quantitative skills to help underserved, working class communities. You thrive on being challenged and love finding creative solutions.
Essential Qualifications:
• 2+ years experience in data science, predictive modeling or machine learning
• Proficiency in R / Python and SQL
• Degree in Data, Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics or other technical field

Bonus Points:
• Advanced degree in technical field
• NLP experience
• Ruby on Rails or JavaScript experience

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Tom Stilwell

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Software Developer @fig-loans App Academy grad B.S. / B.A. grad of Yale University;

John Li

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Founder Fig Loans • Worked at @Oliver Wyman • Worked @Bridgewater Associates • Studied @Wharton School

Zara Mohidin

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Strategy @fig-loans • @Linklaters • @united-nations • Studied @New York University

Albert Lin

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Founder @VegBed • Helped launch and scale operations across multiple markets @Forkable, @Homebell. MechE @Carnegie Mellon University

Daniela Bucay

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Head of CX at Fig Tech, Inc. Passionate about bringing transparency and dignity to the traditionally underbanked.