Location: Berlin, Germany
Head of Data Science - Fintech in Berlin
A Fintech in Berlin is looking to hire a Head of Data Science to manage and grow the Data Science function. The purpose of the department is to create statistical models that enable the organisation to make evidence-based business decisions. A company active in the lending space, the data science department is responsible for building credit decision engines, developing and improving prediction models in order to automate underwriting decisions. As the department is responsible for data science for the whole company, there are also numerous projects within the marketing function, automating decision engines and analysing customer behaviour and providing the insights for campaigns.
This is a senior role int he company and you will be comfortable contributing to the strategic direction and recommending new market segments.
Candidates must have a strong technical background with experience in a leadership role. Technical skills will include building and implementing machine learning algorithms, specifically using python.
Experience with Kafka or similar streaming platforms is also a benefit, as is experience with algorithms such as XGBoost.
You will need to be adaptable and able to turn your hand to a variety of tasks, whilst driving a data culture in the company and representing the company in local networks.
If you are interested, send me a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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