Sr. Data Scientist – Ekata

Full time @Ekata Career in Fintech
  • Budapest, Hungary, Budapest, Budapest, Hungary View on Map
  • Post Date : January 31, 2022
  • Apply Before : May 1, 2022
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  • Job ID 42009
  • Career Level Mid-Senior
  • Gender All
  • Qualifications certificate
  • Language Requirement
  • Region Europe
  • Other Classifications startup
  • Special Programs y-combinator
  • Remote No
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Job Description

Ekata, a Mastercard company, is the global standard in identity verification, providing businesses worldwide the ability to link any digital transaction to the human behind it. Our Ekata Identity Engine, the first and only of its kind, uses complex machine learning to combine features derived from the billions of transactions within our proprietary network and the data from our graph to deliver industry leading risk assessment solutions.
As a Data Scientist, you will be located in our Budapest office and will be responsible for exploratory data analysis, building machine learning models, and support data-driven decision making. Your work will be high impact, strategic and innovative. The work is inherently challenging we are looking for an entrepreneurial person who can ask the right questions, come up with the best analytical approaches, collaborate with engineers, product managers, and other teams, work fast and iterate to solve problems. This is an amazing opportunity to directly contribute to new products, innovate and solve real customer problems.                                                                              
In the Data Scientist role you will:

Work with large, complex data sets
Ask good questions how do you formulate the right hypothesis, design the right experiment, run the right test?
Interpret results and communicate them effectively what did you discover, and what should we do next?
Implement at scale €” assemble the data required to perform any research or analyses, and work with engineers to put your insights into the production
Solve tough problems, understand customer needs, and iterate at a rapid pace

Our ideal Data Scientist will have:

Excellent spoken and written English skills
A degree in statistics or related field: mathematics, economics, computer science, information management, etc. from a top university, or equivalent work experience
2+ years of relevant industry experience developing machine learning models in a business context, or at least 3 years of relevant academic experience
Deep understanding of machine learning and modeling concepts
Programming skills with Python, R or Scala, or relevant programming language, as well as experience querying and working with large data sets
Proven ability to work independently and from concept to execution
Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate technical concepts and results to a non-technical audience

Unwavering in our pursuit of standardizing global identity data, we are approachable, real people that genuinely care about the success of those we partner with. With a commitment to service, innovation, and ownership, Ekata is a dynamic place to work for anyone who wants to make an impact on a global scale. We provide learning & development opportunities for each employee and promote work-life flexibility through self-managed time off. Headquartered in downtown Seattle, Ekata is growing internationally with offices in Budapest, Amsterdam, and Singapore.
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Ekata prides itself on celebrating diversity, inclusivity, and being an equal-opportunity employer.
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