About Nubank

Tackling the complex banking system to empower people in one of the most bureaucratic markets in the world seems like a crazy idea, right? But that's why, how, and where Nubank was born. We fight complexity through our transparent and straightforward products and experiences: a no-fee credit card, a rewards program, a lending platform, and a digital savings account. In a nutshell, we are the most innovative tech company in Latin America, and we are obsessed with building financial services and products that make our customers love us fanatically. With over 30 million customers and $820 million raised in investment rounds, we are the fastest growing digital bank in the world, with offices in Brazil, Colombia, Germany, Mexico, and Argentina. And it's still only Day One for us!

Our Data Science Chapter

At Nubank we aim to empower our customers to take control of their financial lives. The Data Science team develops models and leverages its expertise to provide the best experience and products, using statistics, Artificial Intelligence and lots of creativity to predict our customers' behaviors. Our team strives for cutting edge model development techniques, from Machine Learning to Reinforcement Learning and beyond. We're partnering with business and technology to make speed of thought decisions possible.

Principles

As a Chapter, we identified a set of principles that guide behaviors we admire in each other and we pursue as a team:

  • Diverse ensembles don't overfit;
  • We reinforce each other's learning;
  • Mind the person behind the data point;
  • We share the same objective function;
  • We trust our confidence interval;
  • Pursue the global maxima.

We believe in:

  • Good team chemistry;
  • Enthusiasm for building and delivering new features and products;
  • Passion for learning new things while constantly improving what we are already good at;
  • Collaborating efficiently to ship a great product experience to our customers.

Once here, you will:

  • Work in the Operations team in Mexico to find out opportunities to apply Data Science to scale it while keep our high standards of customer satisfaction;
  • Work together with the Brazil team in order to port solutions and adapt them to;
  • Code using our frameworks to deploy real-time models;
  • Use NLP to build predictive models;
  • Discover and evaluate the reliability of new data sources;
  • Scale our services and our customer experience to millions of fanatic customers.

You will fit well if you:

  • Are able to build modern machine learning models using Python;
  • Have experience integrating models into data pipelines and decision-making infrastructures using Scala and Spark;
  • Are curious and always looking for ways to improve what has been done;
  • Have solid knowledge gathering and cleaning data to make analysis and models;
  • Have an excellent ability to interact with a multifunction and multidisciplinary team;
  • Are a fast learner who looks forward to work in a fast pace environment
  • Advocate for a data-driven culture.
  • Are able to effectively communicate in English

How We Work

We are a very process-light organization that values human interactions. We value working in small, independent teams that can make their own decision without unnecessary centralization, that’s why we work in an agile methodology and are organized in several squads across the company. We know that executing is the key to being able to optimize processes and to reach success so that’s what we build our work model around. 

Our team strives for cutting edge model development practices, which currently includes a variety of different technologies. While we value candidates that are familiar with the tools we use here, we are also confident that Data Scientists with good knowledge of other technologies and that want to join Nubank will be able to learn from our team.

Benefits 

  • Equity at Nubank
  • Health insurance
  • Vacations of 15 workdays
  • NuLanguage - Language learning program
  • Parental leaves

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to have a product for everyone, and we build strong and diverse teams that rise to the challenge. We are a team of the most creative people in technology, and we hire under equal opportunity, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or background. We are proud to say that 30% of Nubanker recognize themselves as part of the LGBTQ+ community, and 40% of our team comprises women in all positions and seniority levels. We are a very process-light organization that values human interactions, and that is an essential part of our culture. At Nubank, everyone has the opportunity to speak up and participate, grow, and share ideas.

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