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Lead Data Scientist with Credit Risk Profiling

Mode: Full-time position

Region: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Our client, a startup company based in Dubai, is looking for a Lead Data Scientist to join the team.

The key deliverables of the role:
  • Credit Risk Profiling (CRP) Engine
  • Data Strategy
  • Strategic and tactical OKRs and specific KPIs for CRP

The main responsibilities of the role:

  • Develop and maintain the CRP (Credit Risk Profiling) Engine which includes machine learning neural networks to continuously reinforce the CRP process.
  • Partnerships and coordination with government and non-government entities for key inputs.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams in order to optimize the user experience while ensuring seamless B/E processing and optimal risk from the CRP Engine.
  • Lead inter-disciplinary teams, improving and streamlining data systems within the company, and driving innovation.
Professional background
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (or similar)
  • Master's Degree and/or PhD in relevant subject favored significantly
  • 5-10 years of experience in a senior-level data management role specifically in machine learning
  • Development of algorithms in applied neural networks for machine learning
  • Deep understanding of risk management in CPR (credit risk profiling)
  • Management of both junior and more experienced team members
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills and knowledge of PM tools and processes
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