• Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • 26 May 2020
  • Function
  • Data Science
  • Sector
  • Fintech

Data sits at the heart of Revolut and plays a uniquely crucial role in what we do. With data we build intelligent real-time systems to personalise our product, tackle financial crime, automate reporting, track team performances and enhance customer experiences.

Fundamentally, data underpins all operations at Revolut and being part of the team gives you the chance to have a major impact across the company – apply today to join our world class data department.

About the role

We have over 30 Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers globally, with projects across fraud prevention, anti money laundering, finance, NLP, computer vision, growth, engagement, and customer experience to name a few.

As Head of Data Science for Revolut your mission will be to define the direction, structure, processes and standards for Data Science across the company, so that every department that relies on data science can benefit from the full potential of the world class AI and ML talent in the team.

You will report to our Chief Technology officer and become the central point of leadership for this rapidly growing team.

What you'll need

  • Experience building and leading a significant data science team within a scaling organisation
  • Bachelor's/Master's/PhD in STEM (Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Economics)
  • Excellent knowledge of data science tools, including, python coding, SQL and production tools.
  • Deep understanding of fundamentals of probability and statistics.
  • Big picture thinking - correctly diagnosing problems and productionising research.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to partner with Product Owners and business heads

A little about us

  • We believe that there are better ways for people to control their money. Easier, fairer ways.
  • Revolut started in 2015 with fee-free card transactions abroad. We’ve since added current accounts, business accounts, savings, insurance, and even cryptocurrency trading.
  • We reached 10 million customers as we rolled into 2020 and we're adding another million every quarter.
  • And we’re only just getting started.
  • Come and help Revolut build the world’s first truly global bank.

What we are looking for

  • From employee 1 to employee 1000, you will be slotting into a global team that shares a number of traits.
  • You can work autonomously and take ownership. We thrive with the space and responsibility to solve problems.
  • You operate best without lots of bureaucracy. We don’t hide behind fancy job titles or clunky processes ‘because that’s how things are done’.
  • You approach work in a logical way. We are not afraid to make mistakes but we use data and logic to backup decisions and improve understanding.
  • And you share our mission to improve people’s relationship with their money.

The benefits

Competitive salary

Biannual equity bonuses

  • All the latest tech you need
  • Skip the commute and work from home once a week
  • Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription

Pension plan

Private health insurance

  • Don’t panic about cooking: get free dinners with Deliveroo
  • Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
  • Stay refreshed: get juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
  • Rest up with 29 days’ holiday per year
  • Please only submit an application for one posting.