Data Engineer

  • 9 Appold St, Hackney, London EC2A 2AP, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Yapily is fast growing and forward-thinking fintech start up whose ambition is to become the nerve system of the future economy. In an Open Banking world, financial services will be cheaper, faster and bespoke to each individual: we are enabling this revolution. We are backed by amazing investors that led companies like Zalando, Zoopla, Tide, Transferwise, Trussle, Cleo, Freeagent, Robinhood and many other to success. 

Yapily is building API connections to all banks, normalising and enriching the data, and providing it through a highly secure API. We’re the only native API platform designed from the ground up for Open Finance.

Job Description

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 Data Engineer to uncover key insights on financial data. Banks used to own everyone’s financial data, but that was the past. Now with Open Banking people's finances' data is available to regulated companies to provide better financial services to everyone, using Yapily’s proprietary APIs.


Key Responsibilities

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

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

  • Participate in research in machine intelligence and machine learning applications

  • Develop solutions for real world, financial data problems


  • 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 presenting complex data subjects to general audience and 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!