Lead Data Scientist - Fintech (Talent Pool)

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Job Description

Who are we looking for?

As a Lead Data Scientist - Fintech at CreditBook, you'll lead our quest to democratize financial products in Pakistan by leveraging data.

We are looking for the sort of personality who thrives in a fast-moving, quickly changing, dynamic atmosphere. Has a good understanding of (and is excited by) the challenges of scaling a tech company. You are the sort of person who is comfortable in ambiguity and can deduce a methodology to tackle such uncertainty.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Closely collaborate with the Fintech product team to build the best financial products for Pakistan MSMEs.
  • Explore opportunities to accelerate our users' financial inclusion with the use of data.
  • Build your own team of dedicated Data scientists.
  • Build and iterate risk models for the provision of services for CreditBook's customers.
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting, and other business outcomes.

What we’d love to see

  • Advanced degree in data science, statistics, computer science, or similar.
  • 4+ years of programming or scripting experience with Python.
  • 4+ years of experience as a Data Scientist with a proven track record.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Data Scientist in a Fintech company
  • Excellent SQL skills, you can optimize a query for a specific database and understand the different capabilities of open source DBs and vendor DBs.
  • Demonstrable experience in managing data science projects from ideation to completion.
  • You work fast and can pivot quickly, know how to work in a startup environment, and balance quality code with fast results.
  • Proactivity is a must. You will have to define with the different stakeholders how to implement the data infrastructure.

Benefits & Compensation:

  • Competitive salary with health benefits
  • Internal and external Masterclasses from individuals at Facebook, Google, Pinterest, etc.
  • Become part of a multicultural team, spread across 3 continents.
  • We believe in a remote-first culture. Work when you want, how you want -- onsite or remote or both!

If you’re still nodding your head in agreement and this seems like a good fit, apply away— we’re looking for you!

If you have any queries, feel free to reach us out at contact@startup.com

Company Info.


CreditBook is a digital platform that serves Pakistan’s burgeoning yet underserved Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises.

  • Industry
    Financial services
  • No. of Employees
  • Location
    Karachi, Pakistan
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