Senior Data Scientist


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 01/07/2021
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  • Company Address: 164 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LX United Kingdom

About Currencycloud

Currencycloud is re-imagining the way money flows, and enabling our customers to achieve their ambitions, sooner than they ever dared dream. Our technology helps businesses skip to the future; our highly flexible platform moulds to meet any challenge customers face; and our team work tirelessly to help make managing international payments a breeze. Today, Currencycloud has 85 different APIs across four modules – collect, convert, pay and manage – that cover the entire workflow in B2B cross-border payments. Launched in 2012, Currencycloud is based in London and is regulated in Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

Job Description

Currencycloud is somewhere where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits. We know that the success of the business depends on the people who keep it moving. This is why our people are at the core of everything we do and are super excited to be on the hunt for world class talent to join our international payments revolution. Want to know more? Keep reading…
Senior data scientist
Join a data team that serves all data requirements at Currencycloud, from engineering and analysis to data science.
Our goal is to Enable Currencycloud and our customers to make better decisions.
Our technology stack
Snowflake for our analytics DB
Matillion for our data modelling and warehousing
Python for data science
Tableau for our visualisation and reporting
AWS for most of our backend infrastructure

Key Responsibilities

  • You will help us shape the data science function at Currencycloud
  • You will be working closely with senior stakeholders and power users to build solutions like AML with our compliance team, customer-facing analytics with our product team and forecasting with our customer success team
  • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, statistics and ML to see beyond the numbers and understand how we can improve our products and internal processes
  • Mentor and coach other members of the team

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Has multiple years of experience in data, working as a Data Scientist 
  • Is comfortable getting hands-on as well as taking a step back and thinking strategically and proactively identifying opportunities
  • Is a team player whom your colleagues can rely on
  • Is familiar with using a variety of Data Science tools (from business intelligence, experimentation and causal inference through to machine learning), and coding languages (Python and SQL)
  • Is excited about exploring data, making discoveries and understanding their implications
  • Can manage multiple stakeholders with competing priorities


At the moment we are transitioning from an office based working environment to a remote first company, so we have adapted our already great benefits package to reflect this.

We now offer a day off each month for your mental health on top of the 25 days annual leave allowance and a day off for your birthday. Our comprehensive health care includes mental health support service access and we have live streamed health based activities like Yoga and Barre classes each week! We also run fortnightly company updates hosted by our CEO to keep employees up to date on developments and also include an open forum for employees to ask questions.

If you think your skills and experience match what we are looking for and you’d like to join a Fintech industry unicorn, please get in touch!

For recruiters: we aren’t currently looking for additional support on this role and won’t be accepting any unsolicited CVs

About Currencycloud

Currencycloud is a global payments platform built on smart technology that takes the complexity out of moving money. Developers use our API building blocks to build customised payment solutions. Whether you want to embed our payments infrastructure into your products or services, or build on top of it, we’ll fit into your business in a way that works for you. 

We take care of all the intricacies and regulatory hurdles involved with cross-border payments, giving you the tools to globalise your business.

Our cloud-based platform removes that complexity from international transactions, giving you clarity and control over your business so you can focus on the things that matter: your customers. With enterprise-class solutions for clients and partners such as Visa and Starling Bank, Currencycloud understands your needs and can help with market-leading products.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.