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Senior Data Scientist



Data Science
Tallinn, Estonia · Tartu, Estonia · Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Beneath a simple yet elegant user interface lies a complex system of functionalities. Our AI-powered product uses image recognition, facial comparison, and behaviour analysis to make decisions. We help our partners build onboarding processes that ensure good people get things done and bad folks get stopped. In order to take our product to the next level, we need world-class data scientists to automate processes historically reserved for humans, and do so at superhuman performance levels. We are making significant investments to create a top-notch machine learning platform for prototyping, training, deploying, and evaluating machine learning models at a massive scale. Together with our world-class data annotation, data curation and MLOps teams, we fuel the AI-powered engine behind our success.

As a Data Scientist for the Verification Automation team, your primary responsibility will be to design, build, and implement models and solutions specifically tailored for Identity Verification products. In this role, you will collaborate closely with our Product Managers, Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, and other data professionals.

This role can be a 100% remote job within Spain.

You’ll help us protect honest people online by:

  • Owning end-to-end responsibility of building production-ready machine learning models from prototyping to implementing the solution in the pipelines and measuring its impact on production
  • Taking complete ownership of performance metrics for our machine learning models
  • Influencing and shaping our machine learning models, evaluating external vendors, and improving the instrumentation to generate valuable insights and creating new machine learning products and models
  • Establishing key metrics, deriving data-driven insights, and conducting experiments to assess the overall product impact of our machine-learning solutions
  • Working both independently and collaboratively with other engineers to define and deliver high-impact product features

You are the right future Veriffian for the job if you have:

  • +5 years of SaaS industry experience, successfully delivering end-to-end, high-performance Machine Learning models focused on Computer Vision
  • Theoretical and applied knowledge in Machine Learning concepts
  • Hands-on experience working with Deep Learning toolkits such as Tensorflow, or PyTorch
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Can effectively communicate the results and trade-offs to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, highly fluid, and multi-functional environment.

Why Veriff?

We are the preferred identity verification platform partner for the world’s most innovative growth-driven organizations helping conveniently verify and safeguard users anywhere in the world. We support the broadest number of identity documents from nearly every country and territory in the world - and this is continually increasing! With a diverse team and offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Spain, and Estonia, as well as robust backing and funding from investors including Accel, Alkeon, IVP, Tiger Capital, and Y Combinator, we’re dedicated to helping businesses and individuals build a safer and more secure world. We strive to be the benchmark for trust online, and we take pride in being a positive force.

When you join Team Veriff, we offer you the opportunity to have a real impact and advance your career, while looking after you along the way with a range of benefits designed with you in mind. Some of our favorites include...

  • Flexibility to work from home
  • 7 extra recharge days per year on top of your annual vacation days
  • Stock options that ensure you share in our success
  • Comprehensive relocation support to Estonia
  • Private health insurance coverage to ensure you’re feeling great physically and mentally
  • Learning and Development and Health & Sports budgets that you are free to tailor to your own needs
  • Six weeks of fully paid sabbatical leave after reaching your 3rd work anniversary

We are an Equal Opportunities employer committed to a diverse and representative team. Different opinions, perspectives and personalities push us forward. We want to hear from people who are passionate about their work and align with our values. Regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. We also know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates - so rest assured, whoever you are, we want to hear from you!

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