Head of Machine Learning (m/f/d)

Ratepay • Berlin

  • Full-time

Berlin

from today

Your duties

As Head of Machine Learning (m/f/d) you guide the team to design, develop and maintan the machine-learning-based decision systems for Ratepay's Risk Engine--you are responsible for it's performance.

  • You coach, mentor and sponsor team members to improve their skills and develop themselves 
  • You protect and foster team's autonomy while ensuring strong alignment to department and company objectives
  • You Act as a bridge between product management, stakeholders, other tech teams and your team
  • You grow and foster the culture of operational excellence and continuous innovation from the team
  • You manage and foster reasearch and development in the area of applied Machine Learning for Fraud Prevention, Credit Scoring, Buyer Identification and Risk Decision Optimization

Your profile


  • Several years of professional experience in leading high performant engineering and/or quant/applied ML researcher teams
  • Track record in developing and shipping high performance algorithms and software
  • Solid understanding of machine learning methods, probability, and statistics
  • Professional software engineering experience (we work with Python and Java)
  • Familiar and supportive of agile frameworks (we work with Scrum)
  • Able to quickly understand complex problems or relationships and ask constructive questions effectively to guide the team towards efficient and well build solutions.
  • Effectively communicate complex technical topics to business and product teams, people not familiar with Machine Learning's technical details

Our offer

  • A challenging job in a rapidly growing industry
  • Room for personal growth and professional development
  • Flexible working hours and mobile office options
  • A safe working environment with plenty of room for creativity
  • Trustful interaction in a welcoming team with flat hierarchies
  • Company and team events, knowledge exchange and the opportunity to contribute your ideas
  • Individual solutions to balance work and family life
  • Ratepay company pension plan
  • The opportunity to get involved in social projects as part of our sustainability initiative
  • Become a digital nomad: Work with Ratepay from any country within the EU for up to 3 months per year

More information

We value our diversity and welcome everyone to our team. Regardless of ethnic and social background, religious beliefs, world view, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental limitations, age, marital status, educational background and nationality.

Does that sound like an exciting challenge for you? Franziska, our Recruiter, is looking forward to your application. 

Join our team. Together we create the future of digital payments

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