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Data Scientist

Company: Parafin
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Location San Francisco Type FullTime Department Analytics & Data Science About Us:At Parafin, our mission is to grow small businesses. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, yet banks do not have their back. Parafin is a technology company that builds infrastructure which enables small businesses to get easy access to financial services via platforms they sell on.Parafin's first product offers capital-as-a-service for online platforms. Parafin currently powers the capital programs of platforms ranging from Series B to post IPO companies. We are a tight knit team of engineers and designers, coming from organizations such as Robinhood, Affirm, CapitalOne, Uber and CERN, excited both about helping hundreds of thousands of small businesses grow and thrive, and building products that leaders at top companies have started to use every day. We are backed by prominent venture capitalists such as Ribbit Capital, Thrive Capital, Index Ventures, Green Oaks Capital and SV Angel. What You'll Be Doing:

You will solve business problems through analysis, metric development, and modeling.
You will make efficient, timely use of data to guide product and business decisions.
You will define and conduct experiments impacting core product design and pricing decisions.
You will build data sets, models, and visualizations that enable the entire company to prioritize and operate.
You will analyze conversion on our product and identify first order product improvements.
You will apply machine learning to improve our risk management and pricing strategy.

What We're Searching For:

You are an effective generalist who partners well with engineering, product, and business functions.
You communicate very well with both technical and nontechnical partners.
You have a strong grasp of statistics and the fundamentals of machine learning.
You care deeply about the quality and correctness of your work.
You take initiative and can drive progress on large projects independently.
You are comfortable managing competing and shifting priorities.
You are excited about working on a small team.
You have two years of work experience as a data scientist.
You are experienced with Python.
You have a bachelor's degree in statistics, engineering, math, computer science, or a related technical discipline.

We Prefer If You Have:

Experience with credit risk modeling
Experience with time series
Experience with SQL
Graduate degree

What We Offer

Salary Range: $150-$175k
Equity grant
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Unlimited PTO & work from home flexibility
Commuter benefits
Free lunches
Paid parental leave
Employee assistance program

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact us.PI202144956

Keywords: Parafin, San Francisco , Data Scientist, Other , San Francisco, California

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