DATA SCIENTIST

  • Full-time
  • Product & Portfolio management
  • Rīga, Skanstes iela 52

DESCRIPTION

Finitera is an international fin-tech company offering various financial services including payday and instalment loans. The group successfully operates in emerging markets across Europe and covers all important business development areas: operations, IT, legal, marketing, finance, client relations, business intelligence, risk and credit scoring.

MISSION

As a Data Scientist, your mission in Finitera will be to provide support in developing the advanced risk scoring models and maintain machine learning workflows to drive business output by the best practice in the market.

OUTCOMES

  • Provide technical assistance in developing and optimizing the risk scoring models (prior knowledge of scoring is not required).
  • Validate and maintain the machine learning workflows.
  • Solve non-standard problems together with group’s senior leadership.


COMPETENCIES

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High preciseness.
  • Extremely high attention to the details.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team, but also plan your own time to reach maximum efficiency.
  • Hardworking and self-organizing person.
  • Willingness to learn and develop.
  • Hands-on approach in every situation.
  • Taking initiative and executing it.
  • “Manage by Outcomes” type of person.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering Science, IT or another related field.
  • Hands-on with Python or R, in particular – statistical and data processing packages.
  • Good understanding of data modelling and data analysis.
  • Experience with relational data bases and SQL.
  • Good knowledge of English and Latvian.

BENEFITS

  • An exciting job within a quickly growing international company with exposure to many countries.
  • Ability to work closely with top professionals and to make a difference in how business is conducted (identify problems, propose solutions and see changes that you have proposed).
  • Highly qualified, experienced and friendly team of colleagues who works closely on every business process.
  • Motivational remuneration package with excellent performance bonuses and health insurance.
  • Modern working environment and great technical support.
  • Healthy beverages & snacks.
  • Unlimited access to online learning platform Coursera.
  • Monthly salary 1500 - 2000 EUR net.