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Data Scientist

Company: Aliya Financial Technologies and Analytics
Location: New York
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION DESCRIPTIONData Scientist, Analytical Software FrameworkOr Machine LearningJOB TITLE: Data Scientist, Analytical Software, Machine LearningFUNCTIONAL DEPARTMENT: Credit, Data & Analytics POSITION SUMMARYResponsible for assisting with the development of Aliya’s state-of-the-art, advanced analytical machine-learning-based software framework that can ingest, structure and model large amounts of data in different formats and from different sources. Capable of helping with the design of systems that can grow and maintain Aliya’s competitive advantage. Able to learn, assist and when needed take initiative on various modeling assignments. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help develop key models, leveraging various data sources
  • Help manage existing models: updates/refits, monitoring and governance tasks
  • Be a great team member and be able to work with, learn from, and assist machine learning experts within the company
  • Possibly work on the development of valuation (NPV) and marketing optimization models REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
    • Proficient knowledge of Python
    • Knowledge of some of the following: numpy, scipy, pandas, scikit-learn
    • Knowledge of basic statistics and data analysis
    • Knowledge of basic data science / modeling workflow
    • Experience with open source software for data ingestion and data processing
    • Ability to both follow and take lead, depending on the situation
    • Academic or industry examples of machine learning models previously built PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
      • Relevant analytics experience preferably in the financial industry
      • Relevant hands on work with unclean, semi-structured or unstructured data sets
      • Experience working in teams of analysts, data engineers, statisticians, and data scientists
      • Relevant experience using source control tools like Git
      • Ability to easily switch between single and multi-processing with or without use of clusters or cloud computing
      • Experience in subprime unsecured lending credit and marketing and/or customer engagement
      • Experience in analytics (a.k.a. decision sciences) in the financial industry; in particular, for credit and marketing of unsecured lending products (development of credit risk models, valuation models, credit policy)
      • Proficient analytical and math background
      • Demonstrated success in performing within a functional organizational environment
      • Innovative mindset—thinks beyond the status quo
      • Knowledge of Spark, Hadoop, H20 and/or cloud computing are preferred
      • Knowledge of profilingData Science bs highly preferredtools like workflowsks and example of risk mitigation. makes the algorithm train on anothernmentData Science bs highly preferredtools like workflowsks and example of risk mitigation. makes the algorithm train on anothernmentEDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS
        • BS/BA degree in Math, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or other highly quantitative field is required
        • Completion of Masters in quantitative field is preferred
        • Data Science bootcamp is also preferred if without advanced degree WORK EXPECTATIONS
          • Position based in Stamford, CT
          • Possibility of working remotely
          • Periodic travel (average once a month travel) WORK BENEFITSFull-time employee benefits:
            • Medical: United HealthCare Standard with no annual deductible (100% employer paid) for individual employee and family
            • Dental: MetLife Enhanced (100% employer paid)—annual deductible of $50 (individual) & $150 (family)
            • 401(K): 3% employer match
            • Group Term Life Insurance (up to 2x annual salary)
            • Short Term Disability
            • Long-Term Disability Voluntary elections:
              • Vision: VSP UHC Standard
              • ADP Commuter benefits (pre-tax contribution)
              • United Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
              • MetLife Critical Illness coverage
              • Hyatt (MetLife) Legal Plan coverage
              • Company DescriptionABOUT ALIYAFounded in January 2015, Aliya Financial Technologies (Aliya) is a financial technology company founded and fully funded by the industry's leading innovators, engineers, and investment managers, whose successful careers have spanned from world-class companies like Google, Cisco Systems, and Hewlett-Packard to Capital One, IBM Watson, Moore Capital, Credit Suisse, Dentsu, USAA, and the NFL. We are headquartered in Stamford, CT, with an additional office in Austin, TX.Using machine learning and big data analytics, we enable banks and other financial institutions to create deeper, more profitable lending relationships with their existing underserved customers, while helping millions of hardworking Americans gain access to credit at fair, transparent pricing. Our proprietary credit policy is in pilot with a top 10 U.S. bank and has been reviewed by OCC.OUR MISSIONOur mission is to positively impact the financial well-being of every hardworking American by giving them access to less expensive, more transparent loans and other financial products, thereby positively impacting society as a whole.OUR VALUESRELENTLESS pursuit of our mission. We believe nothing is impossible—obstacles are meant to be overcome. We encourage and reward those who push the team to the limit in pursuit of our mission.COLLABORATIVE—We are a company run by ideas, and we believe ideas flourish in a team environment. For us, team always comes first.EMPATHETIC—We are obsessed with ensuring that our partners have the best partner experience possible.HONEST—We are honest with our partners. We provide our partners with complete transparency in our decisioning process and pricing of our services and products.MISSION-ORIENTED—When our partners do well, we do well and celebrate our success. We exhibit bias-to-action and perform consistently. Our colleagues can rely on us to deliver.INNOVATIVE—We are financial markets innovators and talented engineers who believe that creativity and imagination are critical to intelligent risk-taking.COMMUNITY—We are committed to our Aliya family, culture, and values, and take care of each other. We also strive to positively impact the communities around us through service, fundraising, and community outreach efforts.OPPORTUNITYFor many U.S. households, the ability to borrow is an essential tool. Access to credit can help individuals and families weather financial shocks, smooth income fluctuations, build a positive credit history, and facilitate wealth-building purchases—all of which are key to overall financial health.The American middle class is suffering because they have very limited or no access to credit. Credit, when allocated responsibly and designed to fit the borrower’s needs, is the most powerful means of improving one’s standard of living. The problem is that banks cannot lend to almost 70% of their customer base because they cannot do so profitably.Aliya can help banks and financial institutions overcome this significant barrier through big data analytics, technology, and non-traditional sources of risk capital.We believe that a FICO score of 600 is not always a 600. Current credit scoring models are often outdated and inaccurate, falsely boxing in customers as non-prime when they can perform as near-prime/prime. We have developed a proprietary selection model and credit policy, which has been proven to expand financial institutions’ lending population by 30% or more. The estimated annual market opportunity is approximately $500 billion of consumer prime and non-prime unsecured loans.

                Keywords: Aliya Financial Technologies and Analytics, New York, Data Scientist, Other, New York, New York

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