Data Scientist

Location: Hyderabad
Department: Data

About You 

As a Data Scientist at Tide, you will split your time between statistical analysis, identifying and leveraging new data sources, identifying new applications for data science as well as  learning about various data technologies. You will be working closely with the business as well as the engineering teams in order to deliver business value within an agile framework. 

You will join our data science community of practices and your input on how to improve processes and maintain a high quality will be very welcomed. Career progression is as important to us as it is for you! With our expanding teams and business we will encourage you to outgrow your initial responsibilities, if you so desire. This role offers an exceptional opportunity to make a real difference with responsibilities across engineering practices in a rapidly expanding company!

Some of the things you’ll be doing: 

  • Working closely with our Business Services team in order to build payment classification and data extraction use cases
  • Understanding business requirements and solutionize data products in order to solve them
  • Identifying creative solutions in order to build relevant training data sets
  • Training models and optimize hyperparameters
  • Working closely with our data engineers in order to productionize models

You’ll be a great fit if: 

  • You've expertise preferably with Python or other languages such as R, Julia.
  • You 're incredibly analytical with strong mathematical skills.
  • You've strong knowledge of machine learning methods.
  • You've some experience in data science/machine learning libraries(e.g. XGBoost, etc.)
  • You've strong desire to learn and apply new techniques or solutions.
  • You're able to interpret and analyze data problems.
  • You've experience with version control and code repositories (e.g., Bitbucket, Git, GitHub, Markdown).
  • You're able to collaborate with data and software engineers to enable deployment of sciences and technologies that will scale across the company’s ecosystem.
  • You've excellence in an academic background in a field with statistical, mathematical, computer science or economic focus.


Who are Tide?

We’re the UK’s leading provider of smart current accounts for sole traders and small companies. We’re also on a mission to save business owners time and money on their banking and finance admin so they can get back to doing what they love – for too long, these customers have been under-served by the big banks.

Our offices are in London, UK, Sofia, Bulgaria and Hyderabad, India, where our teams are dedicated to our small business members, revolutionizing business banking for SMEs. We are also the leading provider of UK SME business accounts and one of the fastest-growing fintechs in the UK.

We’re scaling at speed with a focus on hiring talented individuals with a growth mindset and ownership mentality, who are able to juggle multiple and sometimes changing priorities. Our values show our commitment to working as one team, working collaboratively to take action and deliver results. Member first, we are passionate about our members and put them first. We are data-driven, we make decisions, creating insight using data.

We’re also one of LinkedIn’s top 10 hottest UK companies to work for.

What you’ll get in return:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Family Medical insurance
  • Life and Accidental insurance
  • Dental Benefit
  • We invest in your development with 20,000INR for professional L&D budget per year
  • Flexible working options

Here’s what we think about diversity and inclusion…

We build our services for all types of small business owners. We aim to be as diverse as our members so we hire people from a variety of backgrounds. We’re proud that our diversity not only reflects our multicultural society but that this breadth of experience makes us awesome at solving problems. Everyone here has a voice and you’ll be able to make a difference. If you share our values and want to help small businesses, you’ll make an amazing Tidean.