Senior Data Scientist
Investing
Updated on 2/7/2024
Wealthsimple

1,001-5,000 employees

Automated investment management and financial advisory service
Company Overview
Wealthsimple stands out as a desirable place to work due to its commitment to transparent and client-focused financial advising, with its team of fiduciaries obligated to provide unbiased information. The company's competitive edge lies in its simplified approach to investing, making it accessible to a wider audience. Furthermore, Wealthsimple's industry leadership is evident in its managed investing services, demonstrating technical innovation in the financial sector.
Financial Services
B2C

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$915.9M

Founded

2014

Headquarters

Toronto, Canada

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

-2%
Locations
Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Jupyter
Data Structures & Algorithms
SQL
Pandas
NumPy
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience with Python and SQL
  • Strong understanding of statistics and machine learning algorithms
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical teams
Responsibilities
  • Partner with Investing Product team to drive strategic vision
  • Build robust data models in cloud data warehouse
  • Apply statistical techniques and machine learning models to inform product decisions
  • Translate business requirements into data models and analysis
  • Adopt software engineering best practices for analytics code base
  • Take ownership and ship work
  • Work remotely from anywhere in Canada
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Pandas, scikit-learn, numpy, and Jupyter
  • Experience with Bayesian approaches
  • Ability to manage complexity and change effectively
  • Eager to teach and learn from the team
  • Constantly seeking feedback for self-improvement