C2FO is seeking a talented data scientist to analyze, innovate, and optimize the algorithms and approaches we apply to our markets. This position is a high visibility, high impact opportunity that will directly impact how product decisions are made around some of our thorniest problems and biggest opportunities.
Partner closely with Product and Engineering teams to analyze and innovate around next generation algorithms and attack some of our biggest data related opportunities
Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis and data exploration to see the story behind the numbers, articulate, and present solutions
Rapidly test hypotheses by developing prototypes and running experiments
Inform, influence, support, and execute our product roadmap
Build scalable and high-performance algorithms
Experience that will help you succeed
Undergraduate degree directly or indirectly related to applied math (CS, finance, statistics, social sciences, etc.) from an accredited university
Thorough understanding of probability theory, statistics, and data mining methodologies
Familiarity working with various relational (PostgreSQL/Redshift, MySQL, SQL Server) and non-relational (NoSQL) databases (MongoDB, InfluxDB, HBase)
Well versed in classification (logistic regression, decision trees, KNN) and regression (OLS, LASSO, elastic nets) techniques
Familiar with unsupervised machine learning techniques such as clustering (K-means, hierarchical) and dimensionality reduction (PCA, NMF)
Curiosity. A repeated pattern asking and understanding the “why” behind the data
Nice to have
Active in the data science community (Kaggle, Meetups, Twitter, Hadoop/ML conferences)
Familiarity with Spark, GraphLab (Dato), H2O, or Vowpal Wabbit
Some experience working in the financial industry
Experience deploying models in a production environment
A few more things to know:
We are a startup. We expect a lot. We are a driven team with big ambitions to change the world. We are seeking individuals who are truly passionate about their work.
This is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest growing young financial technology companies and build something from the ground up. The position includes an excellent compensation package (commensurate with experience), equity ownership, Health Benefits, 401K and more. Travel required. Select “Apply Now” and email us your resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.