Data Scientist (Mid) | £40,000-£70,000 + Equity

London, England, United Kingdom Full-time

Cleo is an AI assistant that helps over 400,000 people in the UK and US feel great about their money.

You’ll contribute to a team of 3 Data Scientists, backed by some incredible engineers and reporting directly to the CEO.

This super exciting position will be essential in the expansion of both product and business. We are highly data driven, whether that be understanding natural language, deriving insights from financial data or determining what financial product is best suited to a user. We have interesting problems to solve on an ever increasing scale.

What you’ll be working on:

  • Forming a deep understanding of our customers, their financial behavior and usage of the product in order to drive product development.
  • Building classifiers that will go into production to solve a wide range of problems.
  • Understanding our product metrics in depth.

Our data stack:

  • We love Periscope as a home for all our metrics.
  • Postgres
  • Redshift
  • We get classifiers into production quickly with Amazon SageMaker.

Why you should join:

You will;

  • Get to work at one of the fastest growing, venture-backed startups anywhere in the world. We have gone from 200,000 users in February to over 400,000 by June.
  • Work with one of the smartest, dedicated and passionate teams in Europe.
  • Have a genuine impact on people's lives. Hundreds of thousands of people chat to Cleo every week! We make a positive difference to quality of life.

About you:


  • Have at least 1 years commercial experience
  • Are comfortable with SQL and modelling in Python/R
  • Can write production quality code (advantageous but not a requirement)

Additionally, you;

  • Are self-motivated, inquisitive and think creatively
  • Are excited to innovatively leverage the vast data we use to understand our customers, and build features that solve their problems.

If you aren’t completely confident that you fit our exact criteria, please get in touch immediately. Humility is a wonderful thing - we're at least as interested in character as in talent.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.

Our process:

  1. A quick phone call with our CEO to find out more about your experience and why you want to work at Cleo.
  2. A small, fun take-home test.
  3. Come and meet the team at our office in Shoreditch.

Recommended Reading:

  4. An Introduction to Statistical Learning
  5. Amazon SageMaker


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