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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Commensurate with Experience


Data Scientist

  • We are growing our data science team and looking for someone with strong Machine Learning skills who excels when given open-ended problems and broadly-defined goals, has an innate desire to discover the patterns and relationships in data that can be leveraged to provide business value.
    You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge of machine learning, statistics and your analytical skills to develop models detecting fraud patterns. You will ideate, test and deploy advanced predictive signals to improve fraud detection performance. You will collaborate with other data scientists and engineers to build data pipelines, do feature prototyping, and write production-grade code to implement analytical algorithms and flexible strategies.
    • Writing or modifying data pipelines to process and mine historical data
    • Processing and analyzing data collected with research prototypes
    • Ideation, prototyping, measuring predictive features transforming data into actionable information
    • Prototyping and validating models and algorithms to boost model performance
    • Writing readable code (python, SQL, etc.) to deliver analytics content

    Required Skills and Experience:

    • An advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D) in computer science, applied mathematics, or a comparable analytical field 
    • Proven SQL skills in relational databases and data warehouses
    • Demonstrated fluency with Python
    • Demonstrated ability to develop high-quality code adhering to industry best practices (i.e., code review, unit tests, Gitflow)
    • Possession of core analytics skills and expertise (as demonstrated by prior work)
    • Knowledge of applied statistics and key concepts underlying statistical inference and inductive reasoning
    • Experience designing experiments and collecting data
    Desired Skills:
    • Experience setting up and using distributed/parallel processing frameworks such as Spark, Hadoop, Storm etc

    You’ll receive a benefits package that is one of the most competitive in Belfast:

    • A competitive base salary
    • An equally competitive equity package
    • Bi-annual performance related bonus (10% performance related)
    • Pension matched up to 8%
    • ‘Day one’ access to private Healthcare, Dental and Optical insurance scheme for you and your whole family
    • 25 days of annual leave (plus 10 stat)
    • Working from home and flexible working options
    • 12 weeks full-pay parental leave for mums and dads!
    • Free lunch every day that you’re in the office plus free snacks and drinks
    • A LinkedIn Learning account
    • Top of the range equipment and lots of Signifyd swag
    • Monthly Signifyd social events organised by our social committee
    As part of our benefits package, we offer a competitive package of relocation support for this position for successful candidates applying outside Northern Ireland.
    We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
    Posted positions are not open to third party recruiters/agencies and unsolicited resume submissions will be considered free referrals.
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