Head of Data Science - Exp (10-15 yrs) - Fintech - Gurgaon

Gurgaon Permanent
  • Be part of a leading e-commerce company in the auto industry space
  • Opportunity to work on breakthrough and disruptive projects

About Our Client

Our client is a leading e-commerce company making the purchase and sale of used vehicles easy. Its financial services arm offers various vehicle lending products to customers using machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI).

Job Description

  • Drive the 2026 Road-map of steep growth in the financing business
  • Lead a team of 10 data scientists and machine learning engineers and an additional workforce of 10+ analytics reporting into respective business functions within the financing
  • Scale the current data science team to twice its current size within the span of a year
  • Work closely with different stakeholders on new projects in the pipeline for the data science team
  • Actively drive a culture of knowledge-building and sharing within the team
  • Encourage continuous innovation and out-of-the-box thinking.

The Successful Applicant

  • 10-15 years of relevant experience in the fin-tech industry within credit or risk or lending space
  • Tier 1 Engineering/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Economics graduates
  • Hands-on expertise in the python programming language
  • Strong statistical knowledge in risk modeling, and classification modeling both in parametric (logistic regression, etc) and non-parametric (decision trees, XGB, random forest, etc.), and Gini coefficient, etc.
  • Hands-on leader with experience in managing teams and scaling them further
  • Experience in managing stakeholders from different functions

What's on Offer

An opportunity to lead the Data Science team with a leading fin-tech firm based out of Gurgaon

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Risk Analytics
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