(Senior) Data Scientist (m/f/d) Risk Management

Ratepay • Berlin

  • Full-time


from today

Your duties

Together, we work every day on customized solutions for major online retailers and marketplaces, shaping the payment solutions of tomorrow.

We are looking for an exceptional and passionate problem solver with a strong analytical mindset who can collaborate effectively in a diverse team to

  • Translate complex business problems into mathematical problems (e.g. optimization tasks) and solve them at scale and with thoughtful automation
  • Advance Ratepay's Data Science practice together with the team through practice groups and mentoring
  • Foster an understanding of Data Science and Machine Learning within the company and outside it

With your dedication towards our mission you will excel in the following projects:

  • Improve our fraud prevention and credit risk decision systems with advanced feature engineering, algorithms and experimentation. 
  • Develop machine learning and optimization systems to leverage our Risk Management experts
  • Improve how we quantify risks through modeling and simulation
  • Research and experiment with new methods and tools to explore different opportunities that push Ratepay forward

Your profile

  • PhD in Machine Learning or applied Data Science
  • Proficient with Python, or Java, or Julia; applying good software engineering practices (most important to us: clean code, testing, version control, automation, containerization and code review)
  • Experience with developing and deploying quantitative applications (ML/simulation/optimization/statistical experiments) in a production setting
  • Deep understanding of the theory of machine learning algorithms and statistics with hands-on experience in developing and utilizing them
  • Deep knowledge of the probability theory, (numerical) linear algebra and (linear and non-linear) continuous optimization, and algorithms for their numerical solutions
  • Able to perform reproducible, fast and accessible data analysis
  • Efficiently utilizing databases for the task at hand (we use Postgres and MS SQL)

Our offer

  • Flexible working hours and mobile office
  • Individual solutions to balance work and family life
  • Working with a modern Tech-Stack and the free choice of your working tools
  • A challenging job in a rapidly growing industry
  • Room for personal growth and professional development
  • A safe working environment with plenty of scope for creativity
  • Trustful interaction in a welcoming team with flat hierarchies
  • Company and team events, knowledge exchange and the opportunity to contribute your ideas
  • Ratepay company pension plan
  • The opportunity to get involved in social projects as part of our sustainability initiative

More information

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.

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

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

Apply now