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data scientist
Russia, Saint Petersburg

We are looking at hiring a data scientist.


Employer - alternative asset-manager with a mandate to invest directly and indirectly in consumer lending in Europe

Function - analysis of multi-dimensional datasets on loan performance and consumer behavior, determination of homogenous subgroups,
risk-pricing, cash flow and IRR forecast

Successful candidate's profile:
- proficiency in R (or Matlab)
- understanding of Hadoop and/or MapReduce is a plus
- fluent English

Areas of knowledge:
- statistical analysis
- predictive modeling
- machine learning
- risk management
- finance
- understanding of alternative consumer finance industry (online pay day loans and peer-to-peer lending) is a plus

Personal traits:
- ability to handle situations with numerous unknowns and set questions and tasks with little or no guidance
- willingness to dive deep into the unstructured material to find an answer to a yet unknown question
- ability to clearly communicate findings orally, in written and visually and come up with suggestions and advices
- be able to work in fast-paced environment

Master’s Degree in econometrics, applied mathematics, computer science, physics or comparable fields. Experience in relevant positions is a strong plus

Location - Moscow with possibility of relocation to Saint-Petersburg

Europe – 20%
Russia – 10%

Contact Details

  • Recruiter
    Евгения Буянова
  • Location
    Russia, Moscow
  • Phone (office)
    +7 (495) 723-48-86
  • Email