Data Scientist

London /
Product – Data Science & Analytics /
Full Time
Dublin, Ireland.
London, UK.

Our mission is to help eCommerce stores reach their potential. Want to join?

eCommerce owners face two major barriers to growth - accessing growth funding for inventory or marketing and acquiring customers profitably.
Wayflyer uses data to solve both of these challenges, giving store owners insights on how best to acquire customers online and funding these businesses with short-term finance.

We have offices in Dublin, London, Sydney and New York.

Why Wayflyer?

We are a fast-growing, venture-backed startup that serves a critical need for emerging eCommerce entrepreneurs. You'll be joining a small, ambitious, collaborative team that's working on a huge opportunity.

Our growth rate since our launch in April has been epic and we've attracted some of the world's top FinTech investors to back us on our mission. We're facing many exciting challenges as we scale our business, and need teammates that can thrive in a fast-moving and exciting environment.

What you will do?

    • Build predictive models, using a rich variety of data sources, to accurately forecast how eCommerce stores are going to perform over the short and medium term.
    • Work with sales, marketing and financial data to evaluate the financial health of our customers.
    • Develop machine learning models to predict the likelihood of default of our customers.
    • Collaborate with our engineering team to bring your ideas to production
    • Research new data sources that we can integrate into our data science pipelines to enhance model performance.

Why you?

    • You have a passion for startups and online businesses. These are our only customers.
    • You have a degree in a quantitative field, with preference for Maths, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics or Data Science degrees.
    • You have 4+ years of experience in Data Science and Machine Learning.
    • You have 4+ years of experience with Python for transforming data and building machine learning models and pipelines.
    • You are independent, ambitious and self-motivated.

Why now?

    • You'll be contributing hugely to the company's continued growth and success.
    • You will get the shape the culture of Wayflyer. 'The early team you build is the company you build' - you'll have lasting impact.
    • We're a small team and you'll get to make decisions, you're not a cog in someone else's machine.