Senior Data Scientist at Galileo Financial Technologies (Remote)

| Salt Lake City, UT | Remote
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Who we are:

Welcoming, collaborative and having the opportunity to make an impact - is how our employees describe working here.  Galileo is a financial technology company that provides innovative and revolutionary software products and services that power some of the world's largest Fintechs. We are the only payments innovator that applies tech and engineering capabilities to empower Fintechs and financial institutions to unleash their full creativity to achieve their most inspired goals. Galileo leads its industry with superior fraud detection, security, decision-making analytics and regulatory compliance functionality combined with customized, responsive and flexible programs to accelerate the success of all payments companies and solve tomorrow's payments challenges today. We hire energetic and creative employees while providing them the opportunity to excel in their careers and make a difference for our clients. Learn more about us and why we work here at



The role: 

Galileo is seeking a Senior Data Scientist who will help shape business decisions through data-driven insights. This is an exciting role for someone to make a direct impact on the business. 

Success in this role hinges on your technical aptitude, quantitative abilities, and business acumen: you know how to plow through data with SQL/Python/R/Tableau, surface insights using math/statistics/ML techniques, and measure the business impact using efficiency/conversion/profit metrics. You treat stakeholders as a partnership – you are there at each step of the way and you know that we only succeed if we succeed together. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Contribute to the design, orchestration, and development of ongoing Data Science projects.
  • Assist in development of tools/frameworks needed to carry out projects.
  • Analyze data sources, and test hypotheses in order to improve existing, and future models.
  • Present, visualize, and communicate findings internally and externally.
  • Adapt to new languages/technologies.
  • Develop and test data-driven strategies that optimize core product decisions such as funnel conversion, product experimentation, prospect targeting, and web page optimization 
  • Build models to help decision makers understand customer behaviors and segmentation
  • Run significance tests and continuously discover trends in customer behavior to inform decision making with a high level of confidence
  • Build reporting pipelines and dashboards to deliver results of credit card strategies to the business
  • Present analyses to business leaders in the Lending organization

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a quantitative field (Computer science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or equivalent experience.
  • Proven track record of end-to-end experience in building analytical frameworks to inform business strategy;
  • 5+ years of experience working in an analytics role in Finance or Tech
  • Strong programming skills in SQL, Python and proficiency in Tableau
  • Strong programming skills in Python Data Science stack. (Pandas, sklearn, numpy)
  • Experience with using Airflow to build Data Pipelines
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, cross-functional environment, with a strong attention to detail;
  • Effective communication and presentation skills and ability to explain complex analyses in simple terms to business leaders;
  • Strong relationship building and collaborative skills;
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills;
  • Knowledge and experience of writing and turning SQL queries, packages, and procedures.
  • Experience in an ML Framework (PyTorch, Tensorflow).
  • Experience with Version Control.
  • Industry experience in Data Science context.
  • Experience in experimental design, analysis, testing, and deployment. (A/B Testing, CI/CD, Unit Testing)
Nice to have: 
  • Experience with AWS tech stack for Data Science including SageMaker, S3,  EC2, EMR
  • Experience in Pytorch.
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Experience with Oracle SQL or AWS RDS/Redshift.
  • Experience with Deep Learning (RNN's, Transformers, LSTM).
  • Experience with Time Series analysis, Imbalanced classification, Outlier detection or Fraud Detection.
  • Experience in the finance sector.

Why you’ll love working here:

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Generous vacation and holidays
  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees
  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning Retirement plans and planning
  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs
  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans
  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program
  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)
Galileo Financial Technologies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.The health and safety of our employees and their families is our top priority. Due to the ongoing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, and because unvaccinated employees pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace, effective on November 1, 2021, U.S. employees must be fully vaccinated to work from any of our offices, travel for business or attend work-related meetings.The company will make reasonable accommodations when possible for employees who are unable to be vaccinated because of a disability, pregnancy, sincerely held religious belief, or for other legally required reasons.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.New York applicants: Notice of Employee RightsGalileo is committed to embracing diversity. As part of this commitment, Galileo offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email [email protected]Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.
More Information on Galileo Financial Technologies
Galileo Financial Technologies operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Salt Lake City, UT. Galileo Financial Technologies was founded in 2000. It has 419 total employees. To see all 16 open jobs at Galileo Financial Technologies, click here.
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