clients SplashFinancial

Senior Data Scientist


🇺🇸 USA Only

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Splash is a leading digital lending platform that helps borrowers easily shop and compare financial products from a Splash-powered network of lenders. By bringing credit unions and banks of all sizes into one shopping experience, and utilizing our proprietary automated underwriting platform, Splash aims to help people save thousands of dollars in interest payments.
Splash has raised over $60 million in venture capital, recently completing a $44 million Series B round from partners of DST Global, Citi Ventures, Detroit Venture Partners, CMFG Ventures and Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures. Over the past 18 months, Splash has tripled in size to around 170 people and we’re looking for incredibly talented and passionate team members to join in our mission to make people more powerful than their debt.
About the Role:
Splash Financial is seeking an experienced data scientist to join its newly founded Data Science team as its new Senior Data Scientist. As a Senior Data Scientist, you will be working with Chief Data Science Officer to lay the foundation of cutting-edge AI/ML capabilities for the company. We’re looking for an experienced self-starter who is not afraid of taking bold moves to build cutting-edge AI/ML capabilities. This is a great opportunity for one who’s looking to shape Splash’s AI/ML future.
If you’re at a point in your career where you’re ready for the challenge and excitement of building something from the ground up, this could be the role for you.

What you'll do at Splash:
  • Co-lead with Chief Data Science Officer to stand up AI/ML capabilities, as well as develop and execute AI/ML roadmap: From data ingestion to feature store, from feature engineering to model development, from model deployment to model monitoring.
  • Collaborate with Data team to identify the data and their organization needed for AI/ML development throughout customer lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with other business functions to identify AI/ML opportunities in various areas.
  • Collaborate with Technology team to identify the process, including control process, to deploy AI/ML models.

What you'll bring to Splash:
  • 6+ years of relevant professional experience in data science; prior AI/ML experience in fintech or lending companies is a big plus.
  • Master’s or PhD degree in quantitative fields.
  • Exceptional knowledge in various AI/ML algorithms, including traditional algorithms like logistic and linear regressions.
  • Exceptional python knowledge and popular AI/ML libraries, like sklearn, matplotlib, neural nets, tensorflow, etc. Familiarity or prior experience of using Amazon Sagemaker is a plus.
  • Creative, bold and not afraid of taking charge, while still being an open mind.
  • Strong communication skills; Able to explain complex, highly technical topics into basic English.
  • A data person; not only not afraid of facing the data but also love to be immersed in vast amount of data.
  • Proficient in setting up APIs and PMML-based implementation.

  • Comprehensive and affordable insurance benefits
  • Unlimited paid time off policy
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 8 paid company holidays
  • Home office stipend
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous employee referral bonus
Employment at Splash is based on individual merit. Opportunities are open to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, handicap, national origin, ancestry, military status, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, affectional preference, or other irrelevant factors. Splash is an equal opportunity employer.