Senior Data Scientist

Job description

Founded in Berlin in 2014, finleap is Europe’s number one FinTech ecosystem. We are renowned for our fast execution in building successful, innovative and market-changing FinTech companies. Combining entrepreneurial execution, technological capabilities and diverse talent from over 55 different countries, finleap continuously challenges the status quo to reshape the way technology impacts the financial market. With 16 established Ventures and new ones being launched each year, we have a wide variety of opportunities.

As our Senior Data Scientist, you are methodical and very competent in researching and developing new machine learning models for data analysis. You will experiment with new frameworks for product development based on ML practices and so on robust analytics. 


What will keep you challenged?

  • You will manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets

  • You will develop custom data models and algorithms to be applied to data sets

  • You will be asked for extracting data from documents and validate information using machine learning techniques 

  • You will be responsible for pair processing in order to extract knowledge throughout document classifying, entity extraction and dependency parsing tasks 

  • You will implement analytical models into production by collaborating with software developers. 


What will make you succeed?  

  • Extensive knowledge in Python language 

  • Excellent knowledge about NLP domain including: Part-of-Speech Tagging (POS Tagging), Named-Entity Recognition (NER) and Dependency Parsing Models

  • Proficiency about Machine Learning Classification Algorithms

  • Your experience in the semantic analysis (Ontology, SPARQL) and Linked Data would be considered a good plus 

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or related field

  • You are fluent in Italian and English on a business level.


Why finleap?

  • Working on strategic topics, you’ll have the opportunity to see some of the most exciting FinTech and InsurTech products being evolved

  • Incredibly talented, dynamic and passionate team members

  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and development

  • A steep learning curve – our team is a mix of vertical disciplines experts and entrepreneurs

  • Plenty of perks including a full benefits package, choice of computer, free drinks and snacks, Venture outings and company-wide events

  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated both in and out of our office.