Senior Data Scientist at BlueVine
Tel Aviv, IL
Small business owners don’t get the love they deserve from traditional banks. That’s where BlueVine comes in. BlueVine is a leading provider of online working capital financing to small and mid-sized businesses. We’re using cutting edge technology to disrupt the traditional banking industry and develop the next generation of fast and simple financial products, designed for today’s small businesses. BlueVine is headquartered in Redwood City, CA and backed by leading investors including Menlo Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, Citi Ventures, SVB Financial, Nationwide Insurance, M12 (Microsoft’s Venture Arm).
BlueVine is looking for an exceptional Data Scientist to join our Tel-Aviv office.
The ideal candidate is a data enthusiastic with a proven track record of solving complex data-related problems, using advanced statistical and machine learning tools, in a real-world product development setting.
Candidates should demonstrate strong statistical, mathematical and technical skills, with proven capabilities to transition ideas into fully working projects.
In addition, the candidate needs to have a creative and out of the box mindset, in order to examine our current processes and help us reach the next level of Data Science.

Things you will do

    • Apply advanced statistical and predictive modeling techniques to build, maintain, and improve multiple real-time decision-making systems – from research to full production deployment.
    • Collaborate on highly technical projects - from redesigning working infrastructures to maintaining and improving our current models and underlying systems to integrating new technologies to the data science workflow.
    • Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building our analytical systems.
    • Work closely with your peer Data Scientists, R&D department and additional US and Israel based teams.

Must have

    • Master’s Degree (PhD - a significant plus) in Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or any other related quantitative field.
    • At least 5 years of working experience within data science capacity within a fast-paced and complex business setting, preferably working as a Senior Data Scientist.
    • Experience working with machine learning libraries, for example, xgboost, OpenCV, sklearn, among others; natural language processing experience is a plus.
    • 5+ years of experience in implementing statistical/machine learning algorithms (parametric and non-parametric models, classification and regression trees, Bayesian models, clustering and dimensionality reduction techniques).
    • Experience in all aspects of the algorithms development/data science life cycle, from research and prototyping to deploying (and later maintaining) algorithms/models in a production environment.
    • Background in at least one real time ML programming language (e.g.,Python, R, Java)