Job Description

I am currently seeking a London based Lead Data Scientist, skilled in Angular and .Net, for my client who is a funded StartUp with a focus on the FinTech industry. This is a full time position based in Kensington, ideally to start as soon as possible.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to put your "Stamp" on the product, and influence the direction of the company through collaboration with the Head of Development (to whom you will report) and the CEO and CTO.

About the Company

My client is a bill and subscription management tool which is easy to integrate into any budgeting app, digital account or banking app, to increase user engagement and add a new revenue stream. Their product allows end users to organize their recurring payments and do an automatic comparison of their bills to deals on the market; the user is then able to cancel, switch or sign up to services within the app with just a few taps!

They are merging account aggregation, bill comparison and banking to give users a seamless bill management experience, through a personalized subscription store. 

About you

For this company, I am currently searching for highly motivated and adaptable computer scientists, specifically those competent in data science, to join the vibrant team. Creativity and capacity to learn are of utmost importance, as my client is building something that’s never been done before. You’ll play a vital role in developing strategies and hypotheses, and finally testing and proving product improvement by leveraging data.

In particular, my client and I require individuals that are unphased by daunting challenges and are motivated by the company’s passion and vision.

What you'll be doing in the role

  • Getting familiar with the current product, understanding the architecture and the underlying technology. Also realizing the problems encountered along the way
  • Gaining a deep understanding of the purpose of the product. Also learning how and what data is collected
  • Using data knowledge, knowledge of the product and data provided to make and rigorously test hypotheses to improve the product’s performance, UX and UI
  • Developing strategic plans and setting timelines for evaluation, development, and deployment of all technical, web and mobile services
  • Brainstorming ideas of how the current technology can be used to create new features and ideas about new features that could be implemented
  • Brainstorming ideas to improve the efficiency of the back-end and current technologies being employed. Also helping with implementing the solutions
  • You’ll also get the chance to get into some of the backend code and help expand our API Library; a brand-new library of API’s that’s creating the world’s first subscription store

Must Haves

  • Strong Python knowledge and experience
  • Degree/ Expertise / (2 yrs) Industry Experience in data science
  • Experience using cloud services such as AWS, GCP and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
  • Ability to read and understand other developers code, understand current technological architecture
  • Must be able to represent the company confidently, strive to deliver best tech giving value to customers, strong leadership and team-working skills and a passion and desire to innovate. 

Nice to haves

  • UI/UX design experience
  • Experience with web crawlers and web automation
  • Experience with micro-service architecture applications
  • Confident reading/writing REST APIs
  • Security: encryption knowledge (minimum 128-bit encryption), JWT.io, Passport.js, end to end authentication (i.e. tokens)
  • Previous experience/involvement with a banking or financial app 

Offered

Salary - £45,000

37 Days Holiday (inc Bank Holidays)

Frequent Onsite Workshops in Technology, Business

Free Coffee and Refreshments all day, everyday.

Office Space in Kensington with exposure to Tech Leaders, Thinkers and Educators on a daily basis

For this role, we are speciically looking for individuals who live in or can commute to London. Candidate who are willing to relocate to London may be considered if they have the legal right to work in the UK. No Sponsorship is available for this role. The client has a unique product in the market and, as such, you may be required to sign and adhere to a Non-Disclosure Agreement surrounding Intellectual Property