Data Scientist

Stockholm
500000kr - 700000kr per annum

Data Scientist

Stockholm, Sweden

500 000 - 700 000 SEK

THE ROLE

As a Data Scientist at this growing payments business, your day will be varied. You will work within a high-performing data science team. Your days will certainly include (but not be limited to) the below:

  • Perform analysis of customer data and build intelligent models predict behaviour and detect anomolies.
  • Ensure model quality by validating, calibrating and improving models over time.
  • Build internal solutions to improve the quality of service to the end consumer.
  • Collaborate with fellow data scientists in identifying and implementing potential projects.
  • Communicate with cross functional teams to reach synergies and have a holistic approach to analytics.

THE COMPANY

This position sits within a rapidly expanding start-up in the Nordics. The company maintains a forward leaning strategy in terms of innovation and has an excellent data team. This role is based in Stockholm and is for a well-equipped and ambitious data scientist, with relevant domain experience related to financial services.

THE BENEFITS

  • Modern and fully renovated offices in the heart of Stockholm.
  • Competitive Salary.
  • Join a forward leaning company with an elite team with and international culture.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

You will have:

  • At least 2 years' experience outside of academics
  • MSc Mathematics, Statistics, Modelling (etc)
  • Fluency in an opensource programming language (R or Python preferred)
  • Experience developing machine learning models to production level, from scratch
  • Dynamic and adaptable personality - ready to take initiatives and responsibility
  • Confident navigating databases

HOW TO APPLY

Apply to this role by clicking "Apply here". For more information about this role, the company, or to hear about similar positions, send your CV to Sabine Odfjell:

KEYWORDS

Data Scientist, Startup, Fintech, Data Science, Machine Learning, R, Python, SQL, Algorithms, Modelling, Anomaly Detection, Pattern Recognition, Stockholm, Nordics, Sweden, Statistics, Risk

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