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Data Scientist/Analyst

Tokyo, Japan

20 April, 2021

Salary

¥8.0M - 11.1M

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • SQL
  • Analytics
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Python

Benefits & perks

  • Pension contributions
  • Diverse management team
  • Japanese speaking lessons
  • 2 months relocation/housing
Change how payments are made in Japan with a real time distributed platform, handling millions of users -

Role overview

*you can work remotely for this role until travel is back to normal...then the expectation would be to relocate to Tokyo*

Paidy’s Risk & Analytics team supports decision-making and operations in all parts of Paidy’s business through data analytics and also designs the models and tools to reduce the company’s credit and fraud risk.

Paidy’s Risk & Analytics team is currently looking for a Data Scientist to improve its ability to support the growing business and to use user data to make smart strategic and automated decisions, especially about marketing and product strategy and development. To be a successful member of the team, you should be highly adaptable, experienced analyzing user behavior data for an internet, e-commerce, or fintech company, excited to learn about diverse parts of Paidy’s operations, and eager to champion the use of data-driven business strategy

Responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders across Paidy in the style of an internal consultant who brings data science know-how and has a willingness to understand the stakeholder's business perspective
  • Identify areas where the use of user behavior data – in ad-hoc analysis or as a machine learning solution – can help improve the marketing and product user experience function, and conduct the analysis/build the solution.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define how to measure business performance, set up dashboards to track and report on the performance to stakeholders and executives.
  • Work cross-functionally with risk department members on analysis of other business aspects that impact the user experience such as fraud and credit risk 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a quantitative field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years work experience in a related role (data science, data analysis, business intelligence)
  • Experience working with common data science query and general languages (e.g. SQL + Python/R)
  • Experience with common machine learning tools (e.g. SKLearn, Keras, XGBoost), applying them to business problems aimed at improving the user experience of a web service
  • Experience working directly with business and product owners, translating technical findings from an analysis into simple findings and takeaways for a non-technical audience take a look at wording here
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure
  • Business English is required, Japanese skills are a strong advantage
  • 50-249

Paidy was founded with the mission to create a world of “We remove the barriers, embrace simplicity”, offering its real-time monthly consolidated credit service all across Japan. Paidy started Japan’s first instant post-pay credit service for ecommerce consumers in October 2014. Paidy requires no pre-registration or credit card to use; Paidy consumers purchase products online using only a mobile phone number and email address (verification is established though a four-digit code via SMS or voice pin-code) and settle a single monthly bill for all their purchases, either at a convenience store, by bank transfer or auto debit. Paidy also supports multi-pay installments and subscriptions. There are currently almost 4,000,000 Paidy accounts in use (Oct 2020)!! Paidy has proved a powerful means of persuading first time buyers to transact online. Its proprietary models and machine learning mean that transactions are underwritten in seconds, with guaranteed payment to merchants. Paidy increases merchant revenues by reducing incomplete transactions, increasing conversion rates, boosting average order values, and facilitating easy repeat buying.

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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

¥8.0M - 11.1M

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • SQL
  • Analytics
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Python

Benefits & perks

  • Pension contributions
  • Diverse management team
  • Japanese speaking lessons
  • 2 months relocation/housing

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