• London
Job types
  • Contract
  • Payments

£550 - £650 per annum

  • Data Scientist
  • Senior
  • Kafka
Job reference


La Fosse is partnered with a renowned, global technology company in the financial services who are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to deliver expertise on a large financial crime project, building fraud detection technology with modern data science techniques.

You will help develop, deploy and support our suite of models used to prevent financial crime globally.

  • Location: Hybrid / London twice per week
  • IR35: Outside
  • 6 months initial duration (likely extension)
  • Early June start date

You will:

  • Deploy industry-leading models to customers globally
  • Conduct Proof-of-Value exercises with customers
  • Contribute towards the research and development of new Machine Learning solutions
  • Support in-production models, ensuring that they meet their user’s needs over time

You must have:

  • Extensive experience developing and deploying machine learning models at scale within financial services (ideally within financial crime prevention based projects)
  • Very Strong Python skills and strong familiarity with the data science stack (pandas, scikit-learn and network)
  • Have experience working in a, dynamic and scientific manner and creating high-quality models
  • Be able to effectively explain complex technical concepts to a range of stakeholders and teams


  • Experience building fraud detection or anti-money laundering models at scale
  • Knowledge around payments technology

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