Machine Learning Specialist

Position Type

Permanent - Full Time


Incubation & Innovation


Daresbury, UK

Role Purpose

Research and deliver leading edge machine learning methodologies applied to financial prediction and origination use cases. Manage and deliver machine learning capabilities

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  • Provide suggestions for new Machine Learning projects and areas where the business will benefit from the use of ML approaches
  • Proactively source input data for ML modules and assist in the development of third party and internal data sources
  • Enhance the use of ML across Greensill and move the company closer to the leading edge of the field
  • Educate and develop general knowledge and understanding of Machine Learning, AI and other advanced learning techniques in finance across the company
  • Support the Special Project group in new initiatives and innovation projects
  • Manage and deliver ML projects as required, for example development of financial prediction or origination use cases
  • Work with other business areas to understand business requirements and how they should be implemented within ML projects

Skills and Abilities

  • Highly numerate with a background in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Physics, Engineering, or similar fields
  • Preferably educated to PhD level
  • Exposure to programming in any of the following:
    • Python: Pandas, Numpy, Scikit Learn, Pytorch, NLTK, Gensim, Tensorflow, Keras, SimPy, Matplotlib, Seaborn, Plotly / Plotly Dash
    • R: Tidyverse, ggplot2 series
    • Other: Scala, Julia, Java, C/C++, Javascript
  • Tools and Resources: Linux, Git-Bash, Amazon Web Services (E3, Athena, Sage maker instances), Tableau
  • Data Science Methods, including: Cross validation and testing, Feature Analysis, Feature Selection, Feature Engineering
  • Desirable: exposure to both shallow and deep learning, including mathematical basis of deep neural networks (CNN, RNN, ANN, etc.)
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to reduce complex ideas into simple explanatory format for non-technical parties
  • Thrives in a collaborate teamworking environment
  • Ability to think creatively, develop, present, and pursue own ideas, set goals and deadlines, and deliverables

Perks of the job

Hard Work, Well Paid

Our mix of salary, bonus and equity means that when your hard work leads to Greensill's success, you will be generously rewarded. What's more, all of our compensation packages include competitive pensions and benefits.

Great People, Great Work

Greensill people are smart. We are original thinkers who bring innovative ideas to work everyday. We work hard, respect one another, and are treated equally, no matter our position in the company.

Bright Future, Worldwide

The phenomenal rate of global growth that Greensill enjoys translates into abundant opportunity for career development, no matter your role or geographic location. Join us for an exciting career path that can only be offered by one of the fastest growing fintechs in the business.

Cool Offices, Cool Places

Wherever you work for Greensill, you will be in a smart, inclusive and friendly office with all the resources you need. We choose the best locations in the best cities, so you can focus on your work in a challenging and energetic environment without the typical burdens of bureaucracy or hierarchy.

Hear from our people

It’s exciting to come to work and be part of a growing company with fantastic people, where we pull out all the stops to get the job done.

Ann Jones,
Team Leader Payments, UK

Greensill encourages an entrepreneurial spirit among its employees that empowers and inspires our team to find innovative solutions every day.

Adam Cherubini,
VP Origination, USA

I enjoy working in a growth environment, with spirited and smart, eager colleagues who are keen to learn every day.

Myrjam Tschoeke,
Global Head of Origination, Germany

Every day is different, and the team is made up of people from such varied backgrounds so you’re constantly learning and getting different ideas on how to do things.

Debora Santosa,
VP Origination, Australia

Greensill provides an inclusive, family-natured, innovational culture that encourages out of the box thinking.

Jivesh Singh,
Associate, South Africa

Greensill gives hardworking employees the support they need to grow professionally, and the freedom to take on as much responsibility as they desire.

Rachelle Bower,
Analyst, USA

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