Sr. Data Scientist


Posted on 4/25/2024

Prosper Funding

Prosper Funding

201-500 employees

Provides personal loans, credit cards, home equity products



Phoenix, AZ, USA

Required Skills
Data Science
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in quantitative field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Physical Sciences or related technical field
  • 7+ years of Data Science experience with 5-7 years in fintech/finance applying statistical and machine learning predictive techniques and 3+ years of analytics management experience
  • Expert level proficiency and experience in Python and SQL
  • Familiarity with Google cloud services stack including Big Query, BQML, DBT, Looker, etc (preferred)
  • Experience with Github and Bitbucket or similar source control mechanisms/tools (preferred)
  • Hands-on experience leveraging large sets of structured and unstructured data to develop data-driven tactical and strategic analytics and insights using GenAI, ML, NLP, ANN and other modeling techniques
  • Solid understanding and habitual use of coding best practices/model documentation requirements
  • Strong communication & collaboration skills to communicate technical subject matter to other team members and Senior Management team
  • Proven ability to supervise and direct multiple data science projects in parallel and make critical decisions independently
  • Passion for solving complex problems in operations and executing test plans in a dynamic environment
  • Lead initiatives to drive efficiency, scalability, and operational performance using AI/ML
  • Source, manage, and analyze large volumes of structured and unstructured data
  • Communicate and collaborate with key stakeholders to drive strategic decision making
  • Design and develop AI/ML solutions in Operations
  • Develop creative ways to find and use data impacting key business metrics
  • Design and execute tests with clear success metrics
  • Develop and maintain procedures for tracking data sources and data quality
  • Build production models for 'next best action' strategies in Collections and Sales
  • Own operations priorities and roadmap for delivering AI solutions
  • Continuously develop and demonstrate improved modeling methodologies

Prosper offers a range of financial products, including personal loans, credit cards, and home equity lines of credit, all aimed at advancing consumers' financial wellbeing. The company partners with WebBank and Coastal Community Bank to provide these services.

Company Stage

Series G

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth