Senior Risk Data Scientist

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Worldpay
  • 25 Apr 19

Senior Risk Data Scientist

Why is our Data Science team the next step for you?
Worldpay's Data Science team work smart and work together to drive real business value by delivering powerful, embedded predictive analytic solutions and by providing insight into customer, cardholder, transactional and financial behaviour. The team drives initiatives that increase business performance for both internal and external stakeholders and derive insight from accumulated data and analysis to help guide management and operational decision-making.

How will you add value on a day-today basis?
The key purpose of the role is to develop powerful, production grade predictive analytic solutions to drive business value from Worldpay's significant data assets. By mining insight about customer, cardholder, transactional and financial behaviour, the role will drive initiatives that increase business performance and help guide management and operational decision-making.

You will be using state-of-the-art data mining tools and machine learning techniques to drive improved decisions. As part of your role you will be developing and implementing various types of predictive models, segmentation strategies, optimization algorithm's and data mining analyses; integrating these into business processes with a targeted result of increasing revenue.

What will make you the ideal candidate?
Our Senior Risk Data Scientist will be well versed in the practical, technical and theoretical aspects of building predictive models and must be highly numerate. We are looking for someone who has experience in enterprise risk, understand how risk strategy is implemented and how risk policies are organised within an organisation.

You will bring excellent SQL coding skills and strong statistical analysis or data mining preferably with Python, R, Spark or similar. We would expect you to have a proven track record of applying analytical skills to a variety of business problems delivering quantified benefits to the business as a result. Ideally experience in time series modelling. Furthermore you will bring experience delivering business solutions and presentations to senior management to drive business growth, with excellent communication and influencing skills.

Why Worldpay?
Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to create a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into high growth markets, deliver innovation at scale and above all, brings together exceptional talent and a shared passion that will help propel us forward to the next chapter of our collective story.

Our technology enables billions of payments to be made each year whether online or in person. Working with customers large and small we help them to take payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.