Data Scientist | Fintech Start-Up | London | £50-60k

28 July 2017
26 August 2017
Job Function
Analyst, IT / Technical
Contract Type

RedCat Digital are working with an incredibly exciting fintech start-up operating in the employee benefits space to find a Data Scientist to join the team in London.

The right candidate in a nutshell:

  • Strong academic background (PHD preferable) in either; mathematics, statistics, machine learning, computer science etc.
  • Proven experience building Machine Learning models.
  • Ability to work within an agile, flexible start-up environment autonomously.

The Company…

My clients aim is to improve people's financial wellbeing and to reinvent the way the employee benefits and financial industry works. Powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Neural Networks their product is assisting an organisations employees to understand their financial benefits further. My acting as their own ‘financial advisor in your pocket' my client is able to fully engage, empower and educate their customers, communicating directly with them to engage and improve their financial wellbeing.

The Role…

Their current requirement is for a Data Scientist to join the team in London and to support the introduction and development of the product. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Creatively analyse patterns in large datasets, generating incredible methods of identifying insights that nobody else can pick up.
  • Provide data-driven insights and recommendations which drive customer engagement.

About You….

The right person for this role will have an excellent academic record, preferably with a PhD, in one of the following: Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Behavioural Science etc. You will have proven experience coding with Python & R and as well as utilising Machine Learning methods (regressions, classifiers, vector machines, deep neural networks etc.).

Experience deploying models with Microsoft Azure is also beneficial. Overall this person will have a passion for Data Science with a naturally inquisitive mind. You will be excited by the prospect of working for a start-up and have excellent communication skills with the ability to translate complex analytics information in to laymens terms.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a truly disruptive start-up, as well as a market rate salary by client also offers bonus (up to 20%), pension (12%), private healthcare plus additional benefits. To hear more please contact Andy Driver on

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