Company: Finitera JSC

Reg. no.: 40103807220

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

DATA SCIENTIST

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.

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 TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE:

  • 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 NEEDED TO PERFORM IN THIS ROLE:

  • 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.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least a 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 modeling and data analysis.

  • Experience with relational databases and SQL.

  • Good knowledge of English and Latvian.

OUR OFFER FOR YOU:

  • 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.

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.