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Data Scientist

Did you know that more than one billion people in South and East Asia have insufficient financial data history? For many, this makes it difficult to secure loans and other services, because they don't have traditional financial records like credit scores.

Jeff is a data-driven financial marketplace that connects people with most suitable financial products via using alternative data. Our goal is to unlock financial services for the underbanked across the emerging markets in Southeast Asia - and eventually globally.

Launched in 2020, Jeff has quickly grown into a 35+ people team across 7 countries. To date, we have attracted $5 Million in funding from business angels and prominent Venture Capital funds, expanding into 4 markets & aiming to enter 2 more in the nearest future.

More than 5 million people have been serviced and more than 50M products have been compared. While doing so, the company has achieved profitability & is approaching the $10 Million Annual revenue mark - and we are just getting started! 🚀

As we enter the next phase in our journey, we are looking for a Data Scientist to help us build new exciting products and features that take advantage of Machine Learning.

If you're looking for a challenge and the opportunity to participate in building an exciting, global product, then this role is for you! ⚡️

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Build solutions to improve user acquisition, activation and retention by predicting the important questions - Who? How? When?
  • Work closely with Data, Marketing and Product teams to improve across multiple business metrics
  • Launch predictive solutions on cloud for users/internal teams to use
  • Run experiments and monitor results. Present them to stakeholders
  • Exploratory data analysis to test hypotheses
  • Design, launch and improve solutions that predict total lifetime value, cross sell possibilities, credit score

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Finance or related field
  • 2+ years of experience as a Data Scientist or similar role
  • 2+ years of experience of building machine learning solutions, ideally from A-Z
  • Experience with Python, R or other programming language used for Data Science and data modeling
  • Experience in and good understanding of data analysis techniques
  • Preferably, experience with cloud infrastructure such as AWS, Azure or Google cloud
  • Computer vision experience will be considered as an advantage

At Jeff we are

  • Proactive: we look for the best approaches to problem-solving with a “can do” attitude
  • Agile: no day is the same and we are ready to act upon what brings the most added value at that point
  • Honest: about our capabilities, ideas, opinions and ready to share our views

What we can offer you:

  • Equipment of your preference
  • A vacation policy that includes annual vacation, national holidays, and day off on your birthday
  • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced, and fun team
  • Up-and-coming startup HUB of the Riga city, next door to Startup House, Printify & Old Town - connected to every type of transportation you may need!
  • A hybrid approach to work - spend 2 days at home per week after probation
  • Team building events, both remotely and in-office
  • High energy - as a growing startup, no day is the same
  • Unlimited growth - as the company grows, you grow with us! 🚀
  • A competitive starting salary of 3000 - 4000 EUR gross.

🤘 Ready to have fun while building a new generation data-driven financial marketplace for the economies of tomorrow? Let's talk! Follow the application button that will take you to our careers site! 

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