Senior Data Scientist
Yolt
Amstedam
8 dagen geleden

The Yolt Team

We created Yolt because we want to give everyone the power to be smart with their money. We are challenging the status quo of money management and making it effortless and fun! We are part of a team that operates in a unique space on the boundaries of a large multinational bank (ING) with an entrepreneurial attitude of a start-up.

Our current challenge is to scale our solution and support our beta launch, build an engaging relationship with the users of the app and keep on developing the product based on feedback and the ideas we get from our customers.

We are a small, dedicated team of highly skilled people who work hard, fast and never forget to celebrate our successes.

To support our vision we are looking for an exceptional Data Scientist with experience in creating smart and scalable algorithms.

Yolt is on its way and we would love to take you with us for the ride!

What you'll be doing :

Your passion is to work with the latest and greatest technologies in the field of Data Science. You will participate in maintaining the data analytics capability through calibrating the metrics and improving the framework of our innovative platform.

Besides this, you will build and improve predictive models using statistical and machine learning techniques. You will work in one of the finest engineering teams of the world, to implement the algorithms and visualisations you’ve helped to build as prototypes.

You will design, analyse and interpret business hypothesis and explore datasets by using the available tools. You will recommend ideas to the business when data / results is available by using good visualizations and predictive algorithms.

Last but not least, you assist users to understand the data science principles and when needed provide an explanation for the model behaviour and possible correcting actions.

Our Stack

Within the Data team of Yolt we mainly use the following data science technologies and frameworks :

  • Airflow
  • Hive (query SQL)
  • Zeppelin
  • Also : docker, kubernetes and kafka
  • If you see yourself in this profile, we'd like to hear from you :

  • MSc or PhD with excellent academic results in Computer Science, Software engineering and experience in Artificial Intelligence or a degree in Stats / Math, preferably with experience in production-
  • grade software development and machine learning implementations.

  • Knowledgeable about machine learning techniques and willingness to keep the knowledge up-to-date. You have an in-depth understanding of algorithms like Random Forests, Neural Networks, MCMC and reinforcement learning.
  • As we hire for potential and a very strong fit with the team, rather than experience, we consider 3+ years of work experience a strong plus, but this can be substituted with excellent capabilities.
  • Strong programming skills in Python and Scala (medium). Preferably experience in delivering (near) production grade code.
  • Preferably experience with Lucene (NLP).

  • Experience with engineering tools like Docker / OpenShift / Kafka or strong willingness to learn and use these. Furthermore, you like working with tools like Spark and Hadoop, though extensive experience with this is not necessary at the start.
  • Experience in working in an agile / scrum way is a plus, but at least you should have a strong willingness to do so.
  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills at technical and business level.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Moreover

  • You have a learning attitude. Not only to master new algorithms and technologies, but also on the interpersonal level.
  • You realize that the value of your work is quality x acceptance and want to become better at both. You are proven to be able to give, ask and incorporate feedback.

  • You have experience in building data products. From inception to production. With your full-stack capabilities, you can build a prototype, but also improve an issue within the existing models in production. You love coding.
  • You feel at home in a high-performing team and you make the other team members feel at home as well. You have the independence to speak up when needed.
  • You have exceptional problem-solving capabilities. You understand that understanding the problem is at least 90% of the solution.
  • You have displayed creativity and tenacity in cracking the problem and finding a solution to it.

    What's in it for you :
  • Flexible hours
  • Flexible hours
  • Ability to travel to other sites and get to know the local teams and culture
  • Amazing future potential as we continue to scale and grow
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Inspiring, entrepreneurial environment with ambitious vision for the future
  • Supporting, fun-loving team of highly skilled people
  • A challenging job within one of the most distinctive departments of ING
  • If you see yourself in this role and want to be part of the team that will disrupt banking, apply now or get in touch for more information (careers yolt.com)

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