Senior Data Scientist (Remote)

May, 09
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About KOHO
KOHO is a quickly scaling FinTech company backed by leading investors and advisors from around the world. We started KOHO because we believe in doing two things:
Democratizing access to the best financial products and giving everyone a great financial foundation
Since our journey began 6 years ago, we’ve raised more than $340M, grown the KOHO Collective to over 250 employees, and created accounts for more than 600,000 Canadians.
About the Role
We’re building a world-class financial product and we need someone to help take our data operations to the next level. Our team is growing fast, and we’re looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join us. You understand the data-driven decision making needs of a high-growth organization and are focused on concrete outcomes and KPIs. You look for the highest leverage solution to the most important problems, through either pragmatic analysis, a predictive model, or unsupervised learning methods.
Please Note: This is a remote position and is available to those who are legally entitled to work in Canada.

What You'll Do

    • You will take ownership of larger, cross-functional data science projects within the team.
    • You will design and develop statistical and data science models which will be used to improve the financial lives of many Canadians.
    • You will assist with model deployment and monitoring, as well as re-training or updating when necessary
    • You will coordinate and maintain communication with business stakeholders on data science-related projects
    • You will create dashboards or conduct ad-hoc analysis to answer pertinent or urgent data-related questions
    • You will document results, insights and methodology, as well as contribute to internal knowledge sharing within the Data team through talks and presentations

Who You Are

    • You have 5+ years of experience working with data and engineering teams
    • You have expert knowledge of Python and SQL
    • You are passionate about applying data science in financial services, with ideas on how and where to improve customer’s financial lives
    • You have experience developing models, deploying them in a production environment, and integrating them into SaaS infrastructure
    • You have experience with cloud-based platforms such as AWS or GCP
    • You have strong communication skills, both written and oral
Joining the (lovely!) KOHO Team
We invest time and resources into making sure KOHO is as good as the people we hire. Here are some of the reasons we attract the best people:
• Balance Your Life - Generous PTO, generous vacation, and a lifestyle spending account
• Work Anywhere - Permanently remote and $1,000 to set up your home office
• Level Up - Access to an in-house certified performance coach
• Reach Your Goals - Salary assessments twice a year, annual training allowance
The KOHO Culture - We have won 6 "Great Place to Work ®" awards since 2019
The KOHO culture is one of collaboration, creativity, and diverse perspectives. We are committed to building and fostering an inclusive, accessible environment for everyone. If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding accessibility needs, please contact peopleaccessibility@koho.ca and the People and Culture team will be happy to help. 
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