Sr. Data Scientist (USA) - Delivery

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who has a deep interest in theoretical and applied machine learning and loves working in a fast-paced environment. The Senior Data Scientist will technically configure and customize the Tookitaki solution based on dynamic customer data and business requirements.  The candidate should have the ability to provide input to research for product enhancement.

The role would be a client-facing one, hence good communication skills are a must. The candidate should have the ability to communicate complex models and analysis in a clear and precise manner. The candidate would be responsible for the following:

  • Comprehending business problems properly – what to predict, how to build DV, what value addition he/she is bringing to the client, etc. Understanding and analyzing large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets and build features relevant for business
  • Understanding the math behind algorithms, model validation and testing process is essential to the role

Technical Requirements

  • 3+ years’ work experience in predictive analytics, machine learning space
  • Data Analysis – Understanding and analyzing large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets and build/enhance data science features relevant for unique client business and data profile
  • 2+ years Statistical modelling, validation of ML algorithm and performance tuning of models
  • Data Wrangling
  • 2+ years’ experience in transactional anomaly prediction, operational risk modelling or other financial services functional area
  • Proficiency with Python and the ability to write production-ready code
  • Big data experience. Working knowledge of Spark, Hadoop
  • Excellent understanding of theoretical and applied machine learning
  • Working knowledge SQL or other relational database solutions
  • Effective Solution Design and Comprehension –
    • Application architecture
    • Data architectures
    • Infrastructure
      • Primary – On-premise private cloud and standalone Big Data infrastructure.
      • Secondary – Cloud – AWS, MS, other
      • Secondary – Large financial service legacy environment

Business Requirements

  • Experience in Financial Services (or minimally other highly regulated transactional industry)
  • 2+ years’ experience with Creation and Extension of Commercial Off the Shelf software solutions
  • Financial crimes. Preferable working knowledge of AML
  • (And/Or) Reconciliation functional and process knowledge
  • Business Solution Design – Operations and Process flows, Business architecture

Soft Skills / Cultural

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to convey the understanding of complex machine learning models and analysis to business executives with limited knowledge of space
  • Strong team orientation – proven ability to execute and produce team results
  • Experience working in a consultative role in external client situations
  • Delivering in Project Environments –
    • Ability to estimate assigned tasks and areas of knowledge
    • Delivering on time with a high-quality level
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Understanding and willingness to work in a start-up environment

Job Perks

  • Attractive variable compensation package
  • Flexible working hours – everything is results-oriented
  • Opportunity to work with an award-winning organization in the hottest space in tech – artificial intelligence and advanced machine learning