Company: Finitera JSC

Reg. no.: 40103807220

Address: Skanstes str. 52, Riga, LV-1013, Latvia 

SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST / HEAD OF DATA SCIENCE

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.

Currently, we are looking for a Senior Data Scientist / Head of Data Science who will be responsible for tackling dynamic and complex predictive analytics challenges to improve our customer access to financial services they have had problems getting before. If you are a data-driven personality who values evidence over ego, this is the job for you!

 

OUTCOMES TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE:

  • Developed, optimized and monitored automated decision-making systems, primarily based on machine learning models.

  • Validated, reviewed and documented machine learning workflows and models.

  • Solved non-standard problems together with group’s senior leadership.

  • Surpassed boundaries to historical beliefs as to what is possible with data and math.

COMPETENCIES NEEDED TO PERFORM IN THIS ROLE:

  • Data driven approach and extremely high attention to detail.

  • Driven to learn and improve own skills.

  • Ability to self-organize and plan own schedule.

  • Take initiative rather than react to initiatives from others.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ambitious and enthusiastic personality.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Math, Finance or other quantitative field.

  • A combination of intermediate <-> high SQL, Excel and R or Python skills, including data visualization.

  • At least 1-2 year successful experience in an advanced analytical or Data Science position.

  • Fluency in English and Latvian.

  • Ability to work independently and potentially lead a team of other Data Scientists.

OUR OFFER FOR YOU:

  • A full-time job within a quickly growing international company – exposure to many countries.

  • Dynamic work environment with personal development & career growth opportunities.

  • Highly qualified, experienced and friendly team of colleagues.

  • Motivational remuneration package and health insurance.

  • Modern working environment and great technical support.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Monthly salary 2100 - 3100 EUR net.

Should you find the role matching your experience and interests, please apply by uploading your updated resume and application letter here.

Please be aware that only the selected candidates will be contacted!

BENEFITS

Competitive renumeration package

We value your contribution to the business and we want to provide you with an excellent financial package.

 

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Work-life
balance

Manage your time, recharge and be there for your loved ones in important life events.

 

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Excellent medical
support

We value your contribution to the business and we want to provide you with an excellent financial package.

 

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Personal development & career growth

Develop your competencies and grow professionally together with us.

 

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Experienced international team

You will work with top-notch professionals on international level.

 

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Beverages & healthy snacks

Coffee, tea, fresh fruits and vegetables – all of this is available to our team on daily basis.