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At DefenseStorm, we protect financial institutions (like banks and credit unions) and other fintechs by building products and services that serve their cybersecurity, cyberfraud, and related compliance needs. 

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Machine Learning team. This is a unique opportunity to work on a small (but quickly growing!) team with the goal of building ML that will help keep the finance industry safe from a constantly growing number of threats. 

*Depending on experience, this position can be classified as a Junior Data Scientist or a Data Scientist*

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with software engineers to collect, clean, analyze, and develop and select features to support model R&D 
  • Use statistical, machine learning, data mining, and other techniques to develop production models for use in DefenseStorm products 
  • Work with business stakeholders to understand their challenges and how the available data might be used to ease those challenges 
  • All other duties as assigned by management. 

Required Education and Experience

  • A degree in some quantitative field (computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, physical science) 
  • Familiarity with Python and the PyData stack (Pandas, SciKit Learn, etc.) 
  • Be intellectually curious and entrepreneurial 
  • Great written and oral communication skills 
  • Have empathy towards people who rely on your work 

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Familiarity with the banking and fintech industries, cybersecurity, or fraud a plus