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Data Analyst (Modeling)
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Industry

Staffing & Recruitment

Category

Other

Experience

Not Applicable

Application Deadline: Jan. 25, 2022

Location: Helsinki

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Contact Person
Jessica Vilppula

Job Description

Saldo is a fast and responsible loan provider with over 500 000 customers in Finland, Sweden and Lithuania. The company was recently granted a specialized banking license by The European Central Bank (ECB) and is currently establishing a new business to enable international growth and a continuous launch of new products.
Saldo’s unique competitive strength is based on a fully automated lending process with a proprietary scoring system that enables fast, secure and personalized loan offers in a responsible way. At Saldo, new initiatives are strongly backed-up financially by a sustainable stream of revenue and with the know-how of skilful professionals. Now is the right time to join Saldo and become a member of an impactful team, creating new products for both consumers and SMEs. You can read more about Saldo here .

Saldo Finance’s functions are expanding and now we are looking for a Data Analyst to join their skilled team. This is your opportunity to join a growing company and see the entire banking field. In this comprehensive position, your responsibility is to develop the statistical models by using R and Python. You get to make models on interesting topics such as credit risk, fraud, sales, and marketing. You will explore chosen data and phenomenon and analyze what it tells. After that, you will create a new model and assess them by using Saldo’s standard solutions and using your knowledge you will assess behavior and assumptions behind those models. If you are interested there is a possibility to expand your role to include data engineer tasks like creating applications and data pipelines development by using Python and SQL.

An ideal candidate for this position is someone who has analytical skills and an understanding of statistical models. We hope you have an accurate and independent working style and interest in the banking sector. We don’t expect you to know everything but we hope you are eager to learn and accept new challenges. Their compact yet experienced and highly-skilled team is always there to support you to succeed! This job is permanent and full-time or part-time depending on your situation.

We require you to:

  • Have a relevant mathematical background

  • Have a basic understanding of modeling

  • Be familiar with R or Python

  • Be fully proficient in English, Finnish or Swedish skills are seen as an advantage

We consider as an asset:

  • SQL knowledge

  • A relevant work experience

  • Experience in banking or financial risk management

  • Readiness to develop modeling methods

  • Experience with Git, Docker, CI / CD pipelines and other modern development practices

We can offer you:

  • A growing and interesting low hierarchical company

  • A challenging job where you get to grow your skills

  • An Opportunity to affect your job and career in Saldo

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of part-time work

  • Extensive occupational health service

  • Lunch, phone, culture and phone benefits

Sounds like you? Please submit your CV and motivation letter in PDF-format by latest 25th of January via our application system. Please also mention your salary request and the earliest possible starting date in your application documents. Remember to use the application system, we do not accept applications by email. In this position, you will be employed directly to Saldo Finance.

For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Jessica Vilppula (+358 50 539 5987, jessica.vilppula(at)atalent.fi).

About the company

Do you have analytical skills and an understanding of statistical models? Saldo Finance’s functions are expanding and now they are looking for a Data Analyst to join their skilled team. In this comprehensive position, your responsibility is to develop the statistical models by using R and Python. Saldo is a fast and responsible loan provider with over 500 000 customers in Finland, Sweden and Lithuania. Read more and apply soon!

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