Research Team Leader

Tel Aviv · Full-time

About The Position

About Pagaya:

Fast growing, FinTech start-up company, providing data-driven, technology-based asset management services with a focus on investing in alternative credit, including consumer credit, utilizing state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms to assess credit risk.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop a group of 4-5 Data Scientists, helping them advance their careers
  • Working side-by-side with managers from various disciplines on the day to day – Software Developers, Machine Learning Engineers and Data Analysts.
  • Design solutions for the company’s core mission using Data Science methodologies from various domains
  • Responsible for developing new cutting edge algorithms based on various Machine Learning techniques
  • Generate and test working hypotheses in unexplored territory


  • Track record of excellence, being the “Go to” person in your previous team.
  • Relevant Working Experience (Algorithms Researcher, Data Scientist, ML Engineer) – at least 3 years.
  • Scientific Degree graduate with an honored BSc or MSc
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Proficient in Python and the Data Science Stack.
  • Managerial experience – Strong Advantage
  • Knowledge in some of the following can be an advantage: machine learning, predictive modeling, optimization, risk and finance

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