Job description

Yokoy is an award-winning Swiss FinTech company that leverages Artificial Intelligence to fully automate spend management (expenses, supplier invoices, and corporate credit/debit cards) for midsize and bigger corporations globally. With more than 50 employees and offices in Zürich, Vienna, and Munich, Yokoy is already operating globally and has big ambitions to expand further within Europe and intercontinentally.

As a Data Scientist, you will be a member of the Yokoy AI Research team and work on the development & maintenance of ML models which are in use to simplify various business processes in the Yokoy application ranging from various information extraction tasks to fraud detection.


  • Developing and deploying solutions in the area of information extraction (and others) for simplifying business processes using ML techniques
  • End-to-end execution of ML model development process: from understanding business requirements, data analysis, feature engineering, model development, to creating model deployment pipelines together with our ML engineers
  • Conducting regular maintenance and reviews of existing models to identify & mitigate weaknesses and improve performance
  • Delegating tasks and guiding junior data scientists

  • 5+ years of professional experience as a Data scientist Ph.D. or Master degree in a quantitative field (Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, etc.)
  • Keen attention to details while keeping a pragmatic attitude
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Python and state-of-the-art tools (pandas, NumPy, etc.)
  • Proficiency in at least one ML library (xgboost, sklearn, lightgbm, etc.) while having a good understanding of other ML libraries
  • Strong feature engineering and data mining skills
  • Experience in OCR or information extraction is a plus
  • Experience in neural networks (keras, tensorflow) is a plus
  • Experience in MLOps is a plus
  • Experience in writing code ready for production, experience in software engineering is a plus
  • Working independently is key for this position
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Speaking English is required and German/Swiss German is a plus

  • FinTech startup atmosphere with a young team and an amazing company culture
  • A highly engaging and fast-pacing work environment where you make an impact on the products we build
  • Incredibly nice colleagues, free coffee, and snacks
  • Flexible working hours - everyone has their own highly productive hours - you've found your sweet spot? Perfect, we look at the output and not what time it was produced
  • Competitive salary
This is your opportunity to immerse yourself in the startup scene and leave your footprint!

This is important to us: Yokoy is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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