Kreditech: Software Developer for Data Science Team

Kreditech is the DIGITAL LENDING company which provides easy, fast access to online loans to consumers worldwide. Automate automation of processes to ensure efficient developments and scalability, speeding up machine learning scoring.

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!

This is the optimal opportunity for you to:
  • 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

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.

90 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.

If this is interesting for you, contact us today, get an interview tomorrow and start immediately! We don't want to waste any time in finding the best talent out there and bringing it to Kreditech.

Your role:

As a key part of our dynamic and fast-growing team, you will be responsible for the automation of processes to ensure efficient developments and scalability, the optimization of memory requirements and cleaning of potential memory leakages in our production code, along with the speeding up of our machine learning scoring.

These tasks will be applied to data acquisition (from APIs, SQL and noSQL databases), Big Data preprocessing, model training and real-time scoring.

Your profile:
  • You hold an advanced degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • You have 2+ years working experience in software development, including quality control, testing and documentation.
  • You have working experience in Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence technologies, including Big Data tools.
  • You are fluent in the following technologies (note that R and C/C++ are absolutely mandatory, applicants without a strong knowledge in both of them will not be considered for this position):
    • R (Rstudio), and C/C++: Absolutely non-negotiable
    • Relational and non-relational databases (PostgreSQL and MongoDB),
    • Hadoop/MapReduce (both setup and usage), with Mahout being a strong plus.
    • Scripting languages (Python preferred), Unix systems and version control tools (git)
    • Exposure to Rserve a big plus

  • You speak English fluently - any other language is not required but is an additional plus
  • You would love to be part of Germany's next big fin-tech start-up

If this sounds like you, we would love a chance to talk with you! We welcome your application in English.

Apply online here

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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.