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Data Scientist

Data Science | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Data Scientist

At Lenddo we leverage the social graph and world’s largest “trustworthiness graph” to help our emerging market members access online financial services.  In particular, we apply machine learning and graph algorithms to manage risk and credit decisions out of social and interest data. 

As a Data Scientist in our Big Data Algorithm team, you will:

•  Work with research scientists/engineers to develop, prototype and productize new machine learning and graph algorithms operating on big data.

•  Design, build and support scalable big data pipeline/workflows for behavioral and social algorithms.

This role will report to our Chief Scientist and is based in our Soho office in New York City. We offer a competitive compensation package including equity options for all employees.

Requirements

•  MSc in Applied Math, Statistics, Engineering or equivalent. PhD a plus.

•  Experience with NoSQL databases (Hadoop, Cassandra, Redis, MongoDB) and MapReduce

•  experience with Big Data Analytics using Hadoop and Map Reduce technologies

•  Advanced knowledge of Statistics, Probabilities, Calculus and Algebra

•  Proficiency with statistical software

•  Expertise in a wide range of numerical methods, including pattern recognition and machine learning

This role will report to our Chief Scientist and is based in our Soho office in New York City. We offer a competitive compensation package including equity options for all employees.

About Lenddo

Lenddo is using the social networks to improve people’s lives and restructure finance.  Members are using their online reputation to prove identity and access credit in regions where there is little access to credit.   Every day, members are able to fund education for loved ones, medicine for family members, and shelter for relatives.  Tangible life improvements.  We expect to impact millions.  Visit us at http://lenddo.com