Behavioural Scientist

  • Job Reference: 00018429-1
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Behavioural Scientist, Permanent, Remote/London

Marshall Wolfe is proud to be supporting a technology company in the search for an experienced and highly motivated Behavioural Scientist.

This is an exciting opportunity to drive the next generation of features that advance prediction capabilities. You will also own external research partnerships with leading advisors in the field. These relationships provide a platform for incubating new R&D ideas and translating them into useful modules that generate features that predict credit risk.

This role would suit someone who has a flare for using their research in behavioural and psychometric data to calculate probability and a background in credit risk and financial services.

Key Responsibilities:

* Advance the role of applied behavioural science research in product R&D

* Work with the teams on behavioural science and psychometrics road mapping/planning and in new module and feature development

* Design and manage collaboration between members of the modelling team to develop and validate predictive features

Key Experience:

* Required: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, statistics, economics, psychology, behavioural science, mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline.

* Preferred: Masters or PhD, or equivalent work experience producing rigorous research in a relevant area of study.

* Minimum of 5 years of experience managing end-to-end research and development processes preferably in behavioural science, predictive analytics, behavioural finance and/or credit risk

* Demonstrated interest in machine and deep learning and other non-traditional techniques for model construction

In light of the current situation concerning coronavirus, we have already made changes to the way we recruit, and of course are mindful of following all necessary processes to ensure the safety of our clients and candidates. Our recruitment and selection process has moved to an entirely remote one with video calls being the preferred method of interview