Mar 29, 2019

Data Scientist

As a Data Scientist you’ll be part of a team that is working on cutting edge credit scoring algorithms. You will work side by side with Analysts and Data Engineers and take full ownership of your work – from the initial idea-generation phase to the implementation of the final product. Our ideal candidate is result-focused, innovative and has solid quantitative background and a good business understanding.

Role Description:

  • Work in a multi-disciplined team where you’ll take full ownership of turning discoveries and ideas into machine learning models
  • Implementation of machine learning models
  • Research & Development on how to improve our credit scoring models, by using our vast amount of data
  • Actively contribute to taking Data Science at FinAccel to the next level


  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Masters, PhD, or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, etc.)
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Capable to build robust end-to-end predictive models using the latest Machine Learning techniques and methodologies
  • Experience with at least one scripting language, e.g. R, Octave, and one programming language, e.g. Python, Perl, C/C++, Java
  • Exposure to SQL and relational databases

Bonus points (optional) for:

  • Experience working with alternate data to evaluate credit risk
  • Experience in building end-to-end Deep Learning and/or NLP models