Data Scientist

  • 1 Clere St, London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Yapily (www.yapily.com) is a well funded, dynamic and forward-thinking fintech start up which is proud of its strong technical background. We are looking for an exceptional Data Scientist

Job Description

Yapily is building API connections to all retail banks, normalising and enriching the data, and providing it through a highly secure and performant API.

Yapily is seeking an outstanding Data Scientist to uncover key insights on financial data. Banks used to own everyone’s financial data, but that was the past. Now all retail finance data is available using Yapily’s proprietary APIs enabled for regulated fintechs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the analytical needs of the product team PT inclusive of statistical inferences, demand modelling, feature engineering and the bespoke evaluation of data usage licensing deals

  • Build, maintain and improve on our predictive models for metadata attributes of financial data

  • Participate in research in machine intelligence and machine learning applications

  • Develop solutions for real world, financial data problems

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in machine learning, operational research, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics or a related field; or equivalent experience

  • Professional work experience in data science, business intelligence or analytics

  • +3 years experience (Academic or commercial) in machine learning or ML related fields

  • Strong analytical and statistical modelling skills

  • Experience with ML libraries and frameworks including; Scikit Learn, Tensorflow, Torch, Caffe

  • Experience with NLP or text classification

  • Language experience (Academic or commercial) in some of the following languages; Python, R, Matlab, Java, Scala, Hadoop

  • Experience dealing with clients

  • Proactive and self-motivated

Additional Information

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing company.  At Yapily, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community! Get in touch!