Full-Time

Research Scientist

Verifications

Updated on 5/20/2024

Upstart

Upstart

1,001-5,000 employees

AI-powered lending marketplace offering diverse loans

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Financial Services

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Python
Requirements
  • Strong academic credentials with a master's degree in statistics, mathematics, economics, computer science, or other quantitative areas of study
  • Programming skills in Python
  • Proficiency in a broad array of mathematical, statistical learning and machine learning concepts and applications
  • Ability to proactively and effectively communicate results and methodologies to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong sense of intellectual curiosity balanced with humility, drive and teamwork
Responsibilities
  • Independently execute ML modeling and feature research projects
  • Develop and socialize approaches in collaboration with other scientists and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Write clean, readable code to execute reproducible analyses
  • Communicate and socialize findings to get buy in for recommended next steps
  • Implement models for production

Upstart's main product is an AI lending marketplace that utilizes AI models and cloud applications to streamline the loan approval process, offering various loan options such as personal, automotive retail, refinance, and small-dollar "relief" loans.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$244.1M

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

-3%

2 year growth

-9%