476 day(s) ago

Data Scientist - Forecasting & Optimization vacancy at Swissborg

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Eastern Europe, Western Europe
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Full-time


We’re SwissBorg, a fintech startup headquartered in Switzerland, with offices in Tallinn, Toronto and London.

We’re here to revolutionize personal finance by building products that allow individuals to manage their crypto assets at a touch of a finger. Whether you’re in Andorra or Zimbabwe, and whether your portfolio is worth one dollar or a million, SwissBorg gives you the best tools to learn about digital currencies and manage your wealth.

Our Community App has completed a very successful first year educating 170,000+ users about Bitcoin investing in a fun gamified format. It also serves as a gateway to our Wealth app, which offers the best price and liquidity across the biggest number of fiat and crypto trading pairs, with AUM of over USD 150 million, weekly volume at over USD 50 million, 85K users (and growing more than 1% per day), and with the USDC yield farming retail product with more than 4000 users in less than 1 month. But that’s just the start.

General overview of the role

Working as part of our small but mighty Data Science team, you'll be using your skills to develop and simulate capacity forecasts, optimize flows, and build/monitor key indicators to support departments throughout SwissBorg. From community support to retention and all things in-between, as the go-to person on all things data as it relates to operations, you'll play an integral role in ensuring we are providing users with the best experience and that we are adequately allocating resources to ensure we can continue to support our explosive user growth!


Develop forecasting algorithms and simulations of different complex scenarios in order to help the planning of different processes and flows in a cost effective way.
Based on the recorded data, study and identify points of improvement of different flows while using statistical methods tools
Develop comprehensive metrics while recommending optimisation for constant improvement
Communicate and report observations and results in collaboration with the various stakeholders.
To be the key point of contact for data related issues in the operations area and in forecasting related requests for all departments.
As a data scientist at SwissBorg, be in charge of various analyses related to product, marketing and user behavior based on the large amount of data available.


5+ years of experience in a similar role
MSc in a quantitative discipline (Statistics, Operations Research,Mathematics, Physics, Industrial Engineering)
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to collect, organise, analyse and disseminate large amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy while adapting to the individual.
Strong knowledge of statistics, including design of experiments for optimisation, statistical significance, confidence intervals and predictive analysis techniques.
Applied experience in the creation and development of statistical prediction models as well as in machine learning on large data sets.
Experience in dealing with various optimization problems and using mathematical techniques to arrive at a concise and clear answer using available data.
Experience with time series analysis and forecasting
Advanced Python (PyTorch, Keras, Tensorflow) skills and SQL
Training and deploying models on AWS a plus
Ease in the creation of dashboards adapted to the different interlocutors and excellent reporting skills with a concise and clear style.
Must be independent, organised and detail-oriented, as well as have the ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Team player, excellent communication skills, positive attitude and good work ethic. You bring creative solutions to difficult problems.

Perks & Benefits

- Freedom to build up the company that you’ve dreamed of
- Learn with (cool) experts in finance, engineering, AI, psychology and business
- Very competitive salary and bonus based on our meritocratic system
- We'll provide you with a Macbook and a cutting edge tech stack to help you do your best work
- Flexible work hours
- Annual team retreats with colleagues around the world.
- Continuous learning and development opportunities

Oh and are you planning on having a kid? That’s great! We have a bunch of those: you’ll get time off to enjoy that (other) adventure!

At SwissBorg, we embrace diversity. We strongly believe that getting to the best outcomes requires different perspectives and backgrounds. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture as we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.