Team Lead Data Scientist (m/f) for PAIR Finance

Berlin, Germany

PAIR Finance is a Fintech company developing a revolutionary concept for managing debt collection. We combine multi-channel digital communication with proven data-driven behavioral research and AI to accelerate and personalize the collection process. We assess the situation of each debtor individually and tailor our approach accordingly, thereby achieving higher repayment rates without straining the customer relationship.

"Based in Berlin" and supported by our investors Zalando, FinLeap and the Hitfox Group, offers PAIR Finance an excellent opportunity for deep-dive in data driven industry.

Your Role:

  • You work on a completely new and innovative product based on machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • You will identify, understand, structure and solve complex problems in the optimal technology solutions and implementations to execute data science strategy
  • You will be disciplinarily and professionally responsible for a team of Data Scientists & Behavioral Scientists
  • You organize and lead team planning meetings and provide advice, clarification and guidance during the execution of sprints
  • Communicate between all stakeholders (data science experts, lead developers, product management) and present (technical) product concepts

Our Requirements:

  • You have 4+ years of experience in applied research or industry work experience
  • Your love to numbers in combination with your excellent communication skills enable you to transport complex messages in simple words
  • You have experience in leadership of tech-oriented teams
  • You have extensive experience with Python and numerical processing libraries (such as NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, TensorFlow, scikit-learn)
  • You are experienced with statistics and machine learning
  • You can use your programming skills both for research and for writing production-quality code
  • You already worked with agile development practices such as TDD/BDD, continuous integration, refactoring
  • You have a performance driven mindset with a strong motivation to develop professionally
  • Your communication skills are very good, high proficiency in English and German

What do we offer

  • You will have the opportunity to participate in one of the most innovative Fintech start-ups in Europe and to further develop the company, as well as to permanently change the debt collection market (
  • You get the creative scope to implement your ideas and build the team further
  • You have the opportunity to grow together with us in the challenges of a revolutionary concept in a very traditional industry
  • You will be part of a strong international team that combines success and fun in a young and dynamic environment - you will be part of the "PairFinance family"
  • You work with highly motivated and qualified employees as well as a number of entrepreneurs who have already founded over 10 internationally successful companies
  • You will be able to connect with Berlin via the innovative and technology-driven start-up scene
Interested? Then send us your CV online!
We are looking forward to your application
Best regards,