Senior Data Scientist (full stack) m/f/d

Ratepay • Berlin

  • Full-time


from today

Your duties

Risk management meets machine learning
In Risk Management we practice operational excellence, think analytically, fight fraud and are developing a self-improving risk engine – always aiming to boost sales for our customers while minimising risk

Powerful Algorithms, Robust Tech

We support Ratepay with resolving cases of fraud and credit losses. How? By using AI/ML and tech! Our automated, high-precision and self-improving Risk Decision Engine manages to defeat even the most advanced fraudsters. 

Ratepay‘s risk management platform scans hundreds of thousands of transactions per day in order to enable secure payments for our merchants and their customers while also protecting our profitability.
We’re at the beginning of a significant platform evolution based on state-of-the-art machine learning & data processing and looking for someone to;

  • Own data science projects end-to-end, i.e from ideation, via proof of concept, prototyping and code into production
  • Enhance our risk management capabilities 
  • •Build algorithmically powered in-house solutions for fraud prevention & credit risk assessment.
  • Advise on ongoing initiatives
  • Review and improve existing algorithmic solutions
  • Work with the team to improve the technical standards and processes along the algorithmic lifecycle
  • Improve our fraud prevention & credit risk decision systems with advanced engineering, algorithms and experimentation
  • Develop machine learning and optimization systems to leverage our Risk Management experts
  • Engage in all stages of the data science lifecycle
  • Translate complex business problems into mathematical problems (e.g. optimization tasks) and solve them at scale and with thoughtful automation
  • Mentor junior team members and share best practices

Your profile

**This is a FULL STACK Data Scientist role, which means we require wide-ranging experience, not someone traditionally focused solely on research**

The core areas of experience we are looking for are;

Machine Learning
•Sound knowledge of statistical learning theory and its application to solve real-world problems.
•Advance Ratepay's Data Science practice through practice groups and mentoring
•Translate complex business problems into mathematical problems (e.g. optimization tasks) and solve them at scale and with thoughtful automation

•Efficient programming skills in Python and SQL to ship your code to production, familiarity with design patterns, unit testing, clean code,  code reviews, etc.

Data Engineering
•Data engineering skills to prototype data pipelines
•Efficiently using database technologies for tasks at hand
Communication & business acumen
•Able to effectively communicate your findings and proposed solutions in a way that your stakeholders will understand.
•Able to understand business problems in-depth, along with the ability to ask the right questions in order to build the right solution

Our offer

  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working options to balance work and family life
  • Surrounded by entrepreneurial people with plenty of room for creativity and new ideas
  • A stable working environment (we are part of the Nexi Group - one of the biggest financial groups in Europe)
  • Room for personal growth and professional development
  • Trustful interaction in a welcoming team with flat hierarchies
  • A highly diverse and culturally ambitious business with 40+ nationalities
  • A challenging job in a rapidly growing industry
  • The opportunity to work within a fast-moving industry leader combining modern technology and standards
  • Company and team events, knowledge exchange and the opportunity to contribute your ideas
  • Generous private pension scheme - Ratepay matches 100% of your contribution up to 100 Euros per month
  • The chance 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
  • Annual BVG allowance to supplement the cost of public transport in Berlin
  • Equipment support allowance
  • Seasonal vaccinations, health checks and eye exams
  • Self-care days
  • 28 days vacation
  • Employee Bereavement plan
  • Social Friday, where employees can take a half day off to contribute to a community initiative
  • Access to a corporate benefits platform where employees can get great discounts and offers for a range of online shops and activities
  • Free language learning through Babbel as well as group live classes for those who want to improve their English or German
  • access to learning platforms like Udemy for teams can attend conferences and, if included in their P&D goals, can attend additional training sessions.

Equal Opportunities & Diversity

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

With over 250 employees and 40+ different nationalities, we take our values seriously. These include; ownership, growth, integrity, collaboration, customer centricity and inclusion (4/6 of our C-Level Board members are female).

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

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