Life at MX
We are driven by our moral imperative to advance mankind - and it all starts with our people, product and purpose. We always carry a deep sense of drive and passion with us. If you thrive in a challenging work environment, surrounded by incredible team members who will help you grow, MX is the right place for you.
Come build with us and be part of an award-winning company that’s helping create meaningful and lasting change in the financial industry.
Are you looking for a fun and challenging job in a fast-paced environment? If so, we have an immediate need for an experienced Data Scientist . As a Data Scientist, you will have the opportunity to analyze and extract insights from across a large data platform. You will perform in-depth, user-level analytics, research and discovery. You will also play a major role in increasing system accuracy, while automating common tasks. You will design tests and provide recommendations & insights based on data-driven analysis. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on individual with strong analytical background and proven quantitative skills at generating meaningful insight into user behavior. He/she should be comfortable working collaboratively and eager to be a strategic partner in analytics assignments.
What you’ll get to do...
Uncovering complex issues, understand budgeting challenges, design scientific analytical process, improve functional efficiency of our product suite
Quantifying data models, data strategy, and analytics roadmaps
Performing data analytics and statistical & mathematical modeling
Data exploration, design of experiments (A/B and multivariate tests) and hypothesis validation to deliver meaningful insights and recommendations to the product team
Engage in independent research and experimentation of new methodologies to discover new insights, improvements, and/or problems.
Work cross-functionally to understand long-term market needs that drive data initiatives beyond our current product portfolio
Create new data assets to support near-term objectives of the product teams
Deliver findings and interpretation of results to Product Management teams through data visualization, presentation, and training sessions
Guide and educate Product Data Analysts on best analytical practices to support the platform-wide data vision
You’ll do it using your...
Curiosity; Strong ability to research, explore, discover, and solve complex problems
7 + years experience utilizing quantitative research and analytics to drive significant business impact with some experience in increasing customer satisfaction, engagement, and product quality
5 years experience developing models for machine learning or predictive analytics
BS or MS (Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar)
A Phd is a huge plus
Great algorithmic thinking, strong interpersonal skills
Strong statistical and mathematical abilities
The ability to translate strategic mission objectives to an analytical framework and action items
Proficiency working with statistical tools (such as R, SAS, MATLAB, NumPy, SciPy, Pandas), database query languages (SQL), and at least one scripting language (such as R or Python)
Familiarity with components of the data science stack, frameworks, and methods (HDFS, Spark, TensorFlow, Unsupervised Learning, Deep Learning, Gradient Boosting, etc.)
You’ll thrive by...
You will think like an owner (having a “founder’s mindset”)
You will collaborate well with members of the Sales/Partnerships, Marketing and Operations team
You enjoy the challenge of creating something from nothing
You will bring your passion every day
You will be resourceful and creative
You will communicate with honesty, candor, and respect
You’ll love it because...
You will have the opportunity to work in a successful, fast moving, mission-driven company
This is an incredibly impactful role in the organization
You will have autonomy and growth opportunities
You will collaborate with other creative and enthusiastic team members
You will be rewarded and recognized for your high-caliber work
MX has a fun office environment, competitive benefits and many perks including free meals and unlimited PTO