Intern data scientist

FairMoney is hiring!


FairMoney is building the leading mobile bank for emerging markets.

We started with a digital microcredit application on Android, and currently roll out additional financial services (current account, savings, debit card) while expanding the product to Western Africa and South-East Asia to validate this vision.

So far we disbursed close to 500,000 microloans and give more than 4000 loans daily. We are backed by top notch US/EU investors and have raised 14m EUR + Venture Capital supporting our stallar growth. We won't rest before the FairMoney app is in the hand of millions !

Thanks FairMoney for approving my medical loan. I can sleep well tonight because i got some drugs with the money you lent me. I am grateful for the assistance. (5-star review on the Google PlayStore)

Job Description

Your missions:

  • You will explore various statistical models to forecast client's default risk based on real time financial & personal data
  • You will implement your models in our product as soon as possible and improve your solution continuously based on its results
  • You will propose new metrics and visual representation of differents models, provide regular feedback to the rest of the company
  • You will look for new data sources and evaluate their potential
  • To achieve the maximum efficiency you will have to understand the key aspects of financial inclusion, the fintech ecosystem and the concrete needs of our users

Preferred Experience

Your profile::

  • You are a Master's student in data science/engineering school
  • You are confident working with Python (scikit-learn, pandas, keras...), and SQL
  • You are looking for a final -or gap year- internship of 6 months
  • You are looking to take ownership of a particular project and build it from end to end

What we like:

  • Ability to tackle complexity in real-world datasets
  • Experience in working with machine learning algorithms
  • Capacity to handle a good level of code quality and stability
  • Overall interest in the fintech industry
  • English speaking candidates (our working language)

What we love:

  • Driven by impact
  • Perseverance and strong team spirit
  • Proactive and autonomous - "Get it done" attitude with will to overreach objectives

Recruitment Process

1) Phone call
2) Physical interview with the CTO + technical test

The whole recruitement process should no take longer than a week.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Internship (Between 6 and 6 months)
  • Location: Paris, France (75006)
  • Education Level: Fourth-Year University Level
  • Experience: < 6 months