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Lead Data Scientist

Company: Spring Oaks Capital
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSpring Oaks Capital is a national financial technology company, focused on the acquisition of credit portfolios. We subscribe to an employee and consumer-centric operating philosophy that creates high-value jobs, a significant performance lift, and the highest standards of compliance. Our business strategy is rooted in innovative data-driven technology to maximize collection results and a contact platform that offers multi-channel options to meet each consumer's communication preference. We have the management vision and experience to nurture a culture and DNA that is unique in the space; the executive team maintains deep experience end-to-end across the consumer finance lifecycle with some of the largest global banks and innovative FinTech platforms.Position DescriptionData and machine learning fuel our business, therefore we invest in highly scalable, flexible data infrastructure and machine learning in all critical aspects of our business. We are looking for a Lead Data Scientist that will expand and maintain the machine learning pipelines that are crucial to optimizing the customer experience and outcomes across our entire value-chain. The Lead Data Scientist will work closely with our product and data engineering teams to develop and deploy innovative machine learning products using a highly iterative, experiment-based approach.Responsibilities

  • Build and implement prototype and production models
  • Measure and monitor model performance/iterate on modeling strategies to improve performance
  • Rapidly develop data collection, tagging, and workflow instrumentation strategies
  • Support the operations team
  • Contribute to the development and well-being of the teamWhat We're Looking For
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Physics, or related fields
    • 3+ years' machine learning experience
    • Expertise in Python
    • Experience with scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, or similar
    • 3+ years' experience in SQL and No-SQL databases
    • Strong communication skills
    • Self-motivated, creative, and proactiveNice To Have
      • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Physics, or related fields
      • Knowledge of AWS or comparable cloud service provider
      • Experience with Airflow, Spark, Kafka, or similar
      • Experience working in fintech or financial servicesWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Keywords: Spring Oaks Capital, Richmond , Lead Data Scientist, Other , Richmond, Virginia

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