Head of Data Science / AI (f/m/d) @ PAIR Finance

Role: Head of Data Science / AI

Company: PAIR Finance

Location: Berlin, Germany

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • 6+ years of non-academic experience in Data Science / Machine Learning and at least 2+ years experience in managing a team

  • a proven track record of translating business vision into outputs for a data science team

  • strong hands-on experience in project management and stakeholder management in a leading position

  • strong theoretical background in probability theory, applied statistics, machine learning and reinforcement learning (including parametric and non-parametric models, Bayesian statistics, kernel models, decision trees and forests, artificial neural networks, statistical interpretation of machine learning models, etc)

  • very experienced with Python and numerical processing libraries (such as NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Matplotlib)

  • expert-level knowledge with relational databases such as MySQL or PostgreSQL

  • experienced with agile development practices such as TDD/BDD, continuous integration, refactoring

  • successfully built and deployed in the production environment machine learning and/or reinforcement learning models based on artificial neural networks and/or random forests

  • exceptional ability to model financial and behavioural data mathematically as well as statistically, profound understanding of underlying algorithms and experience in conceiving, developing and maintaining complex Machine Learning Systems

  • experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams and foster the individual’s strengths

  • excellent written and oral English skills, ideally also knowledge of German