Data Scientist

  • Viventor
  • Riga, Latvia
  • Oct 31, 2017
Full time Data

Job Description

Investing sucks. If you have 10’000 EUR in savings and limited finance knowledge, chances are you put the money in a bank, go to an investment advisor, or just put it under your pillow. High costs, low earnings, and little transparency & control.

Take Action! If you believe the old model of financing is too old, and both investing and lending has to be reinvented, we think alike. We are looking for a person with eye and passion for data. If you are pragmatic and believe numbers tell the true story, working with Viventor and other companies and products of our group will be an exciting challenge for you.

What will I do?

  • Determine customer behaviour patterns from historical data
  • Develop and implement credit scoring models on a continuous basis
  • Work with big data sets/ databases to develop summaries and propose solutions
  • Analyse multiple data sources for determining risk, variables and their importance
  • Generate ad-hoc reports and analyses
  • Improve existing data collection and processing flows and procedures
  • Report directly to and work closely with CFO and other executives
  • We are efficient team that interacts and shares knowledge at all times. The same will be expected of you

What skills and practices should I have experience with?

  • Profound understanding of statistical analysos, correlations and regressions
  • Knowledge of R, Stata and other statistical analysis tools
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of SQL and/or QlikView is an advantage
  • Logical thinking and analytical mindset
  • Previous experience with statistical analysis and data mining is mandatory
  • Experience with building scorecards, predictive models and finance products is a strong advantage
  • Degree in Mathematics, Econometrics or Statistics
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning is an advantage
  • We communicate in English and Russian

Why should I choose Viventor?

  • Spacious office in the very centre of sunny Barcelona
  • International environment, filled with humble and passionate people
  • Competitive remuneration and challenging tasks
  • Xbox and fresh fruits in the office
  • There is always someone up for a beer after work