Senior Data Scientist (Financial Services)

New York City

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Ayasdi uses a pioneering approach to automatically discover insights from complex data. Founded in 2008 after a decade of research at Stanford, DARPA, and NSF, Ayasdi uses Topological Data Analysis (TDA) to unify cutting-edge machine learning approaches into a common framework without the need to write algorithms, queries or models. We’re building a platform to solve some of the world’s most complex data problems, are well funded by top-tier VCs and have a passionate team with a great culture.

As a Data Scientist at Ayasdi, you will be solving some of the most complex problems with the most revolutionary analytical platform. Our applications, with your help, will fundamentally alter the way data is analyzed. Your technical and inquisitive aptitude will lead you to interesting datasets, but your creativity and initiative will help you find clarity with obscure information. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to perform exploration and experimentation to build prototypes and best practices for our applications. This position will bring insight and change how our customer’s approach complex problems with analytics.


  • Directly interact with customers in the Financial Services industry to understand and help solve their business problems.
  • Become a master user and advocate of Ayasdi’s product
  • Serve as a technical and subject matter expert during external communications, enabling sales during the pre- and post- sales efforts.
  • Make scientific contributions while providing thought leadership in publications, speaking opportunities, presentations.
  • Interact and collaborate with engineers and product managers, relaying feedback from customers to continually develop our product


  • MS or PhD in quantitative field
  • 6+ years utilizing Machine Learning in a financial institute or related organization
  • Solid understanding of statistics and machine learning algorithms.
  • Ability to translate analytic ideas into code using production-quality Python code.
  • Expertise with data science toolkits like scikit-learn.
  • Ability to travel 30% in the field as necessary

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