Senior Data Scientist – Financial Crime

ABOUT THE TEAM 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,

ABOUT THE TEAM
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.
Since 2015, Revolut has introduced over 20 million customers to a new way to handle their money. From instant spending notifications and built-in budgeting controls, to global currency exchange and stock trading, customers simply get more with Revolut.
We approach Data Science at Revolut the same way that we approach everything else. We take complex problems, and create extraordinary solutions that our customers love. From on-boarding flows to new feature presentations, our goal is to both inform and delight.
Put simply, we build things we want to use ourselves, that we’re proud to show to our friends and families.

ABOUT THE ROLE
Our mission is not only to detect Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing behaviour but also to protect our customers from various types of Fraud Attacks within Revolut by leveraging the power of data and algorithms along with creativity and logic.
We analyse our users’ behaviour in both a qualitative and quantitative manner, ask questions, form hypotheses, and build controls powered by machine learning, algorithms and heuristic to achieve our goal.
We’re looking for talented Data Scientists to join the FinCrime department and start building models to protect our customers from day one. You will work closely with Data and Software Engineering to help the department improve its Data Science capabilities.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

    • Producing machine learning and statistical models to fight Fraudsters and protect our Customers
    • Testing and improving
    • Conducting deep-dive analysis to really understand complex problems

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

    • Previous experience in a Data Science or Machine Learning based role
    • Strong background / education in a quantitative discipline
    • Great skills with Python, SQL or other programming languages
    • Knowledge of version control, model deployment, developer environments
    • Evidence of strong mathematical & statistics knowledge

NICE TO HAVE

    • Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Masters or PhD)
    • Strong experience with additional programming languages (such as: Java, Scala, C++…)
    • Previous experience in anti fraud departments
    • Worked at a large tech company worth >$15B
    • School/University Olympic medal competitions in: Physics, Maths, Economics or Programming

THE BENEFITS

    • Competitive salary
    • Biannual equity bonuses
    • All the latest tech you need
    • Skip the commute and work from home
    • 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
We believe that there are better ways for people to control their money. Easier, fairer ways.
Revolut started in 2015 with card transactions abroad without rubbish exchange rates or hidden fees. We’ve since added business accounts, vaults, insurance and even access to cryptocurrency exposure.
We reached 10 million customers as we rolled into 2020 and we’re adding another million every quarter.

A little about us…
When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate. Launching into 2020 with 10 million Personal customers and over a quarter of a million Business customers only reinforced our belief in the vast need across the world for better financial services. As our customer base has boomed in the last year, we’ve expanded our team to match that growth. We started 2019 with several hundred employees; we closed it out with 2000.

What we’re looking for…
Revolut is being scaled up by people all around the world who share our vision. We’re looking for people who align with our five core values: we believe that we Get it Done because we Think Deeper and are strongly rooted in the Dream Team. We Never Settle hence why we always Deliver Wow. You want to join a community forward thinking people – we are here for you. We believe in empowering our Revoluters in their work, giving them autonomy and ownership of what they do. We want everyone at Revolut to own their story and their successes – working with us means you’re not just another cog in the machine.

THE BENEFITS
  • Competitive salary
  • Biannual equity bonuses
  • All the latest tech you need
  • Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription
  • Pension plan
  • Private health insurance
  • 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

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