Data Scientist - Mexico City

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico · Data Science

Why is data science so important at Konfío?

We are using lots of alternative data to unlock financial services for many small businesses throughout Mexico and we’re looking for top talent in order to keep growing.


Your responsibilities will be:

  • Algorithmic decision making
  • Knowledge of latest state of the art algorithms, potential applications and limitations
  • Methodology and data filtering based on context
  • Ability to communicate insights and show visually

Requirements

  • Performance and metrics-driven
  • Hunger to learn and contribute
  • Awesome communication skills
  • 2+ years of experience with algorithms
  • Statistics ninja
  • Some knowledge of databases
  • Good grasp of R (plus)
  • Python

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package, including opportunity to earn equity ownership in Konfío
  • Health, dental and life insurance
  • Yearly discretionary bonus
  • You'll be part of a world-class FinTech team
  • Other Perks (24/7 snacks and caffeine)
About Konfío

Small businesses are the backbone of the economy, yet have been completely disregarded by banks. Konfío was created in order to finally change this! Our mission is to fuel the growth of promising small businesses so they become strong and relevant in their field.

Konfío is an online lending platform for small businesses in Mexico, using alternative data for rapid credit assessment, allowing owners to focus on what’s important - growing their business.

We’ve had awesome traction and are venture-backed by QED Investors, Kaszek Ventures, Accion, and Jaguar Ventures. Considered one of the 5 Most Successful startups in Mexico according to El Financiero, we are building a world-class FinTech team in order to set the new standard.