Are you looking for your next Data Scientist role in London? Oodle, a Fintech startup looking to disrupt the used-car market, are hiring for multiple Data Scientists to join their growing London team. Experience of working within a financially regulated organisation or credit risk is a major plus. 

Data Scientists are central to Oodle’s growth, developing the business through quantitative analysis techniques including statistical and machine learning methodologies. It is important to be able to communicate such insights to different business stakeholders whilst also contributing to how the data analysis platform and technology stack is structured to best suit the data science team in the long run.

We work in a fast-paced environment with lots of opportunities to make impact to the business, so being a self-starter and using your initiative are absolute pre-requisites.  We expect candidates to have successfully completed a quantitative subject to degree level or above and experience in a quantitative role from either an academic or a business setting.

Come and have a chat with us if you have read this far and are able to demonstrate at least three of the requirements below:

  • Experience in deriving insights from quantitative data, turning them into actionable plans and carrying out those plans out to the end
  • Hands-on experience in applying statistical/machine-learning techniques in quantitative analysis.
  • Experience in programming in an object-oriented language, and/or experience with data analysis in Python/R. Experience in database languages is a plus
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas to a wide audience, from stakeholders with a quantitative background to developers, operations teams and management.
  • Be willing to get your hands dirty and try things out, be it potential ideas of new analytics, an opportunity with new datasets, new analysis techniques or new analysis-related tools.

We are an extremely fun and outgoing team of over 135 people, and we value candidates who have a desire to get their hands dirty and hit the ground running as we bid to change the used-car industry. Ideas are our fuel, so if Oodle sounds like a place where you can help us shape an industry please get in touch today.

Oh, and we also offer a competitive salary, benefits, a bonus scheme, share options and 25 days paid leave.  This position works usual business hours – 9am to 6pm with an hour for lunch.

About Oodle

Oodle Car Finance is a Fintech startup changing the way people buy cars, by putting our customers’ needs front and centre of the biggest retail market in the UK. We’re headquartered in Oxford with an office in central London and over 135 employees. We grew over 450% in 2018, with 2019 only looking to continue on this incredible trajectory.

We are bringing the used-car market bang up to date by building modern, digital, retail processes around what the customer actually needs. Although we primarily provide loans for our customers and link them up with some of the UK’s best car dealers (in one rapid, blink-and-you-miss-it, digital procedure), that’s just the start. Our ultimate goal is to make buying a car as easy as buying a t-shirt on Amazon. With a glove box full of powerful algorithms (and investment from some of the world’s most reputable financial institutions) we have been building and developing a customer-first, fully integrated digital retail experience inspired by Amazon’s one-click model. We’re not quite there yet, but with our proprietary loan technology, machine learning, and Big Data infrastructure, we’re shooting for the stars. This is where you come in.

To help us achieve our ultimate mission to create a best-in-class consumer experience where our customers reap the benefits, we want exceptional individuals to join our team and revel in the ride. We need outstanding people with strong achievements, along with buckets full of energy, desire, curiosity and a can-do attitude to thrive in a fast-paced and fun entrepreneurial environment. Rated 4.8 out of 5 on Glassdoor, we aim to provide the best employee experience you’ll have ever had.

When you join us at Oodle, you directly impact how we develop and how we change the game.

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