Data Scientist — India

We are an award-winning innovative FinTech firm with a passion for Artificial Intelligence. We work with a number of large international banks, such as Standard Chartered Bank, providing them with powerful tools aimed at combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. Our innovation has brought us the support of leading Venture Capital Funds from Silicon Valley and Singapore

Who are we looking for

As we rapidly expand our footprint, we are growing our multi-talented team bigger and stronger.  We are looking for smart and motivated Data Scientists with excellent leadership and innovative thinking and ability to develop, tune, and run analytical models that are the best fit for our Financial Institution partners.  As a Data Scientist you will take ownership of a challenging and unique area of Financial Crime Compliance and work through independently and other smart Data Scientists in the Silent Eight Global Family from concept through execution. This role will also build tools and support structures to analyze data, dive deep into data to address data quality,  run models to keep them current against changing data and present it to business partners to drive continuous improvements. 

You will have a demonstrated ability to manage medium to large scale modeling and data science projects working from requirements, to prototyping to build with tools that are statistically grounded. You will have experience collaborating globally across organization boundaries. 

Qualifications

  • Strong experience with statistical tools (preferably Python and NumPy) and data analysis, regression modeling and time series analysis
  • Experience in machine-learning methodologies (e.g. supervised and unsupervised learning, deep learning, etc.)
  • Readiness to work on-site with our Client in tight cooperation with our internal Development and Data Science Team in Europe and Asia 
  • Very good knowledge of Natural Language Processing subject and proficiency in using dedicated tools.
  • Strong experience in Data Engineering with knowledge of Data Modeling, Relational Data/SQL and Data transformation 
  • Experience with big data: processing, filtering, and presenting large quantities of data up to millions of rows of data
  • Experience with PySpark and Pandas data processing frameworks
  • Very good knowledge of Jupyter Notebook
  • Software development experience and very good knowledge of  Python 
  • Experience with Machine Learning frameworks like Keras, Tensorflow, Theano or PyTorch.
  • Experience of working on Linux environment (Bash) preferred 
  • Experience in data science tools and technologies like Spark/Pandas/Jupyter Notebook 
  • Experience in continuous integration and delivery workflows
  • Experience in communicating technically explaining chosen techniques and designs and documenting them in an understandable manner, and to business with a business-oriented approach
  • Self-driven with independent leader mentality and problem-solving skills 

What we offer

  • An actual impact on how the biggest banks around the world are stopping money laundering and terrorism financing activities!
  • Benefit in the form of an attractive Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Access to the newest ideas and concepts by attending top Tech/IT conferences, meetups, and networking events
  • Taking part in regular get-togethers, including seasonal parties, international meetings, etc.
Apply

To apply*, send your CV/Resume to cv@silenteight.om with the title “Data Scientist - India”.

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