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Kreditech: Data Scientist – Web Analytics

Use advanced business analytics over web traffic to optimize customer experience, help us understand and maximize return on investment for our marketing.

Kreditech Company: Kreditech
Location: Hamburg, Germany

You are searching for a demanding field of application for artificial intelligence and machine learning?
You are a data scientist by heart and soul?
You value non-conventional and creative approaches to problem solving?
You want to work in a highly-skilled and ever challenging Data Science team?

Then this is the chance you have been waiting for - join our Data Science team now! Kreditech is the DIGITAL LENDING company which provides easy, fast access to online loans to consumers worldwide through its web and mobile services. The convenient & fast consumer services are backed by a sophisticated credit scoring process using the powers of machine learning algorithms and big data infrastructure.

70 coworkers in Hamburg make this happen. We're a close team of creative, brilliant individuals from twenty-six countries all over the world, working with cutting-edge technology to create a global leader in 21st century, DIGITAL LENDING.

Sounds like a dream? It gets better. Kreditech is a place of innovation, speed, high growth, high performance, and high reward. We don't follow tradition, we write our own rules, and we bring in the best people to build up the team. If you want to be a part of this, here is your chance.
  • Get involved in a great domain of application for data mining techniques
  • Work with state-of-the art stack of data processing technologies
  • Experience first-hand the impact of your model in a production environment
  • Get responsibility right from the first day and the unique chance to spearhead the way big data is used in one of the fastest growing financial sectors

Your role:
As a key part of our dynamic and fast-growing Data Science team, you will be responsible for performing advanced business analytics over web traffic in order to optimize customer experience on our online platform, as well as analyze complex interactions that help us understand and maximize return on investment for our marketing campaigns across different platforms/channels.

Your profile:
  • You hold an advanced degree in Mathematics, Computational Statistics, Computer Science or AI (PhD in an applicable field preferred, Master's level is a must).
  • You have 5+ years working experience in quantitative research and statistical data analysis, ideally in a Big Data environment. If you have previously worked in Marketing Analytics, that would be a big plus.
  • You have strong analytic + quantitative capabilities, but are also a hands-on person who can both code a quick decision tree over a few hundred cases to help a manager make an immediate decision and develop a robust automated real-time customer profiler based on hundreds of millions of rows of past data.
  • You have a strong knowledge of pattern recognition algorithms, with special emphasis on sequence analysis, Markov Chains, time series analysis - and portfolio optimization is a plus
  • You are fluent in the following technologies: -Relational and non-relational databases (PostgreSQL and MongoDB), at least to the point where you have no trouble navigating and querying them on your own. -R (Rstudio). Prior experience with big data use cases a big plus. -Hadoop/MapReduce (both setup and usage), with Mahout being a strong plus.
  • Other skills that would be interesting include: -A track record of methodological innovation (incl. publications) -Experience on dynamic optimization techniques
  • You speak English fluently. Any other language, including German, is not required but would be a plus.
  • You would love to be part of Germany's next big fin-tech start-up

If this is interesting for you, contact us today!

You can apply here with us through our Jobvite platform. All we need from you is a CV and a short letter of motivation. Please note, we don't accept email applications, but we'll answer all your questions at

What we can offer you:
Kreditech wants to take good care of its employees - we want to make sure that working is exciting and productive. So to keep the team happy, Kreditech offers a modern, chic office located in the ever-growing Hafencity in Hamburg. Inside, you'll find a coffee machine to quench your thirst, snacks when you're hungry, XBOX to play when you need a break, a ping-pong table when you need exercise, and scooters to take you from one side of the office to the other in a flash. Outside, we make sure you can keep fit with a gym pass, or offer you a Metro pass to help with the commute. All in all, you're in good hands at Kreditech.

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