LendingClub (NYSE: LC) was founded in 2007 under the belief that a technology and data-driven marketplace can improve the way people access and invest in credit, creating value for both sides. Since then, we’ve helped millions of Americans take control of their debt, pursue their dreams, and invest in their future – all in a fair, transparent, and affordable way. Today we’re the world’s largest online credit marketplace, facilitating billions of dollars in loans annually, and we’re leading the governance of a new industry by developing ethical, responsible ways to bring greater value and better opportunities to our members. Everyone deserves a better financial future and our team is committed to making that a reality.
About the Role
LendingClub is looking for a sharp, highly quantitative, innovative and results-oriented Sr Manager, Data Science to dive deep into our abundant data, seek out actionable insights, perfect processes and drive strategic decisions. Because our culture is data-driven and every decision we make is backed by data, we require exceptional Data Scientists with the passion and skills to properly leverage our huge stores of information using Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and other Statistical Methodologies.
In this context, you will have access to the industry’s best tools and additional resources you might need. You will have substantial influence on LendingClub’s business and strategy and a seat at the decision-making table. If you think you have what it takes to make an impact, we’d love to hear from you!
What You’ll Do
Build and manage a team of Data Scientists
Apply the latest Machine Learning and Statistical Methodologies to solve critical business objectives in the areas of marketing, operations, finance and more
Analyze massive scale structured and unstructured datasets to find opportunities, improve processes and products and influence decisions
Discover and build new features that can be leveraged by our growing community of Data Scientists
Build insightful quantitative materials, identify trends and deliver key findings
Use Experimental Design & Analysis to monitor and track the efficacy of new processes
Partner with other teams to understand their processes and prioritize opportunities for using ML
You hold an advanced degree in a quantitative field (Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Operations Research, etc.) or equivalent work experience
You have excellent programming and analytical skills and an expert at using tools such as Python, SAS or R
You have 10+ years of experience working with and analyzing very large datasets
You have a passion for understanding and trying the latest Machine Learning techniques
You are great at applying the right ML techniques to solve a wide variety of problems
You can adapt and iterate quickly as you are working through a problem
You have strong communication skills and the ability to vulgarize complex information
You are comfortable working closely with engineering teams and have experience developing using agile
You are familiar with marketplace lending and are aware of the competitive landscape
You love working with diverse teams and personalities and people love working with you!
Level of experience (years):
Senior (5+ years of experience)
How to apply:
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