Data Scientist, Risk

  • Stripe
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jun 14, 2022
Full-time Big Data Data Modeling Data Science ETL Machine Learning Python Quantitative R Risk Analysis SQL

Job Description

We’re working on making the global financial system programmable. This is one of the largest opportunities for impact in the history of computing, on par with the rise of modern operating systems. The Risk team plays a critical role in the company’s financial health, by enabling the realization of this opportunity while simultaneously controlling risk.

What you’ll do

Responsibilities

  • Act as an embedded partner to the Risk team, identifying and solving complex and ambiguous questions with data and modeling
  • Plan and execute with partner teams on modeling initiatives to increase accuracy, automation, and explainability
  • Build statistical and machine learning models to measure all aspects of risk
  • Create metrics and dashboards for key performance indicators and deep dive to understand the drivers of those indicators
  • Effectively communicate the outcomes of your analysis to key stakeholders

Who you are

We’re looking for an experienced data scientist to partner with the Credit Risk team to drive the use of data and models to measure and limit our credit risk, ensure high-quality decisions, and point towards future opportunities. If you are data curious, excited about modeling and deriving insights from data, and motivated by having an impact on the business, we want to hear from you.

Minimum requirements

  • 5 - 7+ years experience analyzing large data sets to solve problems and drive impact
  • A PhD or MS in a quantitative field (e.g., Operations Research, Economics, Statistics, Sciences, Engineering)
  • Expert knowledge of a scientific computing language (Python or R) and SQL
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with machine learning, statistics, and experimentation
  • Experience in building scalable ETL solutions utilizing SQL, Presto, Spark and other tools
  • Experience in working with multiple cross-functional teams to deliver results
  • The ability to communicate results clearly

We look forward to hearing from you

At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.