Data Scientist

Location: Mountain View, CA

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Mid Level

FocusKPI, Inc. is looking for a Data Scientist to work for our client in Mountain View. This is a contract position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • This role teams up with our credit strategy and data engineering teams closely to develop innovative credit models for our QuickBooks Financing products. 
  • Use big data technology to mine massive scale and unstructured data to discover hidden patterns and formulate innovative solutions to build new features and credit models
  • Build related models for our lending product on customer segmentations, underwriting decisions and pricing by leveraging statistical algorithms and exploring cutting edge machine learning methods and tools. 
  •  Develop solutions to improve data quality and usability, provide analysis on different level of data aggregations, and make judgmental decision on data structure and feature generation process.
  •  Design, implement, and monitor testing to explore new methodologies for our credit strategies 
  • Dive deep into our lending portfolio performance and consolidate insights to present in front of business audience and senior/executive leaders.
  • Work cross functionally with other business partners (product development, marketing, data engineering, etc.) to define data requirements and business needs  
  •  Actively contribute creative ideas to design new financing products for our QuickBooks customers


  • MS/PhD in quantitative fields such as Computer Science, Statistics, Operational Research, Industry Engineering,  Economics etc. 
  • Working experience in an analytics or data science type of role is a plus. 
  • Experienced in one or more of the following: SQL/relational database, big data technology (e.g., HDFS, Hive, or Spark).  
  •  Familiar with statistical and machine learning skills with at least one of the programing tools (e.g, SAS, Python, R or other similar ones)
  •  Have strong sense on processing big data systematically 
  • Having at least one of the risk related domain knowledge is a plus, such as credit bureau attributes and scoring, scorecard modeling, pricing, loss forecasting, collections and fraud detections.


Thank you for applying!

FocusKPI Hiring Team

About FocusKPI:   
FocusKPI Inc. is an analytics consulting business providing solutions such as CRM customization, Risk Management, Business Intelligence, Advanced/Operational/Web/Digital Analytics as well as Human Resources for our clients


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