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Staff Machine Learning Engineer

Berlin, Germany · Data Engineer / Scientist

As a Staff Machine Learning Engineer in the Lending Tribe, you’ll play an essential role in supporting a relatively new SumUp product to grow to the next level. You’re going to be part of a team where the objectives are to understand the financial behavior of our customers deeply to assess their credit risk, predict their probability of defaulting during a loan, and identify their affordability. These objectives contribute directly to the profitability and the scale that our product will reach.

We empower our engineers to make significant decisions from the moment we understand the business challenges to implementing each piece of the system, ensuring incremental changes through fast iterations. As a Staff Engineer, you will have the opportunity to foster high standards that will influence the SumUp Data ecosystem.

What you’ll do

  • Excel in ML architecture and documentation to support the team with a clear understanding of what and how to deliver

  • Develop high-quality code for our ML pipelines

  • Engage in modelling to ensure good engineering practices in their development cycle

  • Engage with the ML Platform of SumUp, both technically and supporting the relationship, to ensure the Lending tribe contributes to the platform's evolution

  • Establish a solid practice to evaluate Data Quality and Consistency

You’ll be great for this role if you have a solid experience with the following

  • AWS Services (infra, data, network, sagemaker)

  • Python

  • ML libraries (pyspark, pandas, pytorch, scikit-learn)

  • Transactional Database (Postgres)

  • Data Lake

  • Data warehousing

Would be a differential if you have experience with

  • Data Analyses: Statistics and Probability knowledge to engage better with the Data Scientist's hypothesis.

  • Credit Scoring on Payments or Banking industries.

  • Data Scientist background to understand their common pain points 

  • Infra as a Code (K8s, ArgoCD, GitHub Actions)

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 3000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • You'll have the opportunity to make an impact as we work in flat hierarchies.

  • You'll attend global offsites and regular team events.

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training. 

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership and other great benefits.

  • This role can be based in Berlin or remote within EU

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate

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