Data Scientist

Brightside - Chandler, AZ3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $99,000 - $130,000 a year
EducationSkills
Job Description

We are looking for a data scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products. Ideal candidate would have the best minds in consumer finance experience all focused on pulling financial technology into modernity.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop statistical and/or mathematical methodologies to sift through massive amounts of data
  • Research, evaluate and implement the latest in machine learning algorithms and technology
  • Complete ad-hoc analysis for management and present that information in support of their business needs
  • Interact with and support our engineering team, responding to requests and qualifying features or development questions
  • Evaluate all stages of any data pipeline and storage to ensure fitness for use, and data quality
  • Support sales and marketing in the growth and visibility of these new products in a fast-moving FinTech analytics market
  • Investigate possible future products and/or support the R&D projects of one or more Product Managers
Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Masters in hard science with heavy data analysis done to support thesis
  • 2-5 years of experience using statistical modelling and/or machine learning
  • Ability to code in languages such as Pyhton, Java and/or Scala
  • Experience with analytics tools and languages such as R, SAS, Spark, Hadoop, SQL
  • Experience with AWS RDS, Dynamodb, Snowflake, and Tableau
  • Understanding of confidence intervals, significance of error measurements, and other statistical concepts
  • Fast learner
Preferred

  • Background machine learning, graph/network analysis and/or statistics preferred
  • Ability to learn from and apply learnings from the latest in machine learning, statistical, artificial intelligence focused publications.
  • Understanding of JavaScript, css, HTML5, GGPLOT and/or D3 preferred
  • Experience working with a product or product management team a plus
Education

  • Ph.D. or Masters in hard science with heavy data analysis done to support thesis