Data Science – Team Lead

Fundbox is growing! We are looking for an exceptionally talented Data Scientist to lead our Risk Data Science team in Tel Aviv, Israel.
We are an innovative Fintech startup, with a mission of helping small businesses grow by accelerating their available cash flow. Our goal is to build a fully automated data-driven solution to evaluate the risk of each and every one of our customers. We put a lot of emphasis on using a novel approach for assessing risk as well as applying and developing cutting edge data science methodologies and algorithms.
As a Data Science Team Lead, you will have a crucial, cross-company role in developing novel risk prediction models. You will not only manage, but also participate hands-on in all aspects of initiating and developing research projects in the company.
This is a strategic position with direct impact on our business. It is also a unique opportunity to join a team of top notch data scientists who want to make a difference in the way we tackle one of the biggest problems in the Fintech industry.


Lead, coach, and develop a talented group of data scientists.

End-to-end responsibility from early exploration to deployment of advanced machine learning models.

Perform hands-on research to solve complex problems leveraging Fundbox’s unique datasets and product specifications.

Work closely with cross-functional teams such as product, engineers, and analysts.

Communicate data-driven insights and recommendations to key stakeholders.

Job Requirements

  • Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline (Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics) or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in a machine learning-focused data science role or similar, with at least 2+ years of technical management experience.
  • Solid theoretical foundation and practical experience in machine learning algorithms.
  • Full proficiency in Python.

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