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Lead Data Scientist

Company: C2FO Limited
Location: Olathe
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

Pollen, Inc. (D/B/A C2FO) is seeking a talented lead data scientist to analyze, innovate, and optimize the algorithms and approaches we apply to our markets. The scale of the problem (and opportunity) is enormous, as we have delivered more than $15 billion in working capital and over 100 million days of accelerated payment across the globe.

This year, more than a dozen global companies representing more than $400 billion in revenue have joined the market. This position is a high visibility, high impact opportunity that will directly impact how product decisions are made around some of our thorniest problems and biggest opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner closely with the company’s Product and Engineering teams to analyze, innovate and optimize the algorithms applied to the company’s markets.
  • Innovate around next generation algorithms and some of the company’s most significant data related challenges and opportunities.
  • Employ techniques from mathematical sciences and data exploration methods to analyze the story behind the numbers and articulate and present solutions.
  • Test hypotheses by developing data mining prototypes and running experiments in a time-sensitive.
  • Build machine learning algorithms that discover and answer challenging business questions.
  • Inform, influence, support and execute the company’s product roadmap. Build from the ground-up scalable and high-performance algorithms.
  • Lead team of Data Scientists serve both as technical individual contributors and people managers. You will be responsible for owning a technical area as well as building and nurturing a team.
  • Participate actively in all aspects of designing, researching, building, and delivering data-focused products.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field;
  • 3+ years of experience in the job offered or in a related position;
  • Domestic travel required 10% of the time;
  • Thorough demonstrated understanding of probability theory, statistics, machine learning and data mining methodologies;
  • Proficiency in SQL and at least one general purpose programming language / scripting language (Python, JavaScript, Scala, R, or the like);
  • Familiarity working with relational databases (MySQL) and non-relational (NoSQL) databases (MongoDB, Hbase);
  • Experience building and running production level machine learning models (Docker, Kubernetes or similar framework);
  •   Knowledgeable of relevant literature around applications for machine learning and deep learning including proficiency in classification (logistic regression, decision trees, KNN, RNN) and regression (OLS, LASSO, elastic nets) techniques;
  • Familiarity with unsupervised machine learning techniques such as clustering (K-means, hierarchical) and dimensionality reduction (PCA, NMF); and
  • Experience with machine learning tools such as sci-kit-learn, XGBoost, and Pytorch
  • Experience leading enterprise-scale data science projects (2+ years of experience)

A few more things to know:

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing young financial technology companies and build something from the ground up. C2FO is working to deliver a future where every company in the world has the capital it needs to grow. Our technology provides an easy, low-cost way for businesses of all sizes to increase cash flow by receiving early invoice payments. Since 2008, C2FO’s online marketplace and innovative financial products have accelerated payments by more than one billion days for companies in over 180 countries. 

Named one of Forbes’ “Fintech 50,” C2FO provides more than $1 billion in working capital each week for hundreds of thousands of businesses. C2FO has more than 400 employees worldwide, with headquarters in Kansas City and locations throughout Europe, Asia Pacific and Australia. For more information, visit www.C2FO.com.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Pollen, Inc. (C2FO) believes that unique backgrounds and individual voices strengthen our team, leading to the best ideas and discoveries for our innovative and growing company. At C2FO, we seek, encourage, and nurture diverse perspectives, and we welcome those of all backgrounds to help us change the way global businesses of all sizes gain access to working capital. 

As an organization, we not only value diversity and equality, we cultivate teams that feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and our global, multicultural clients. We recognize the power of inclusion, emphasizing that each team member was chosen for their unique ability to contribute to the overall success of our mission. 

C2FO is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all veterans and disabled applicants.

Keywords: C2FO Limited, Olathe , Lead Data Scientist, Other , Olathe, Kansas

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