Senior Data Scientist


Job Description

MoonPay builds web3 infrastructure for the crypto economy. Our on- and off-ramp, NFT checkout and minting infrastructure provide end-to-end advisory and tools for all web3 needs in over 160 countries. Our vision is to unlock ownership for everyone and our mission is to onboard the world into web3 where people can own, create and share value freely.

We are trusted by 250+ leading wallets, websites, and applications. Some of the biggest crypto brands in the world, including, Dapper Labs, OpenSea, Argent, ZenGo, Trust Wallet and Spot, rely on our technology. Through these partnerships alone, our products are used by over 5 million users worldwide.

Our global team spans 25+ countries, and we pride ourselves on having a connected and inclusive culture that empowers people to do their best work. We give our team autonomy to move fast, innovate and take

responsibility. Join us in our mission to build a better financial world!

We are very proud of our values and expect all those who join us to help us proactively drive and improve our culture, aligned to these values.

  • B – Be Humble
  • L – Lead with Empathy
  • O – Own It
  • C – Communicate Clearly
  • K – Kaizen

The Team ❤️

You will join a Data team that is here to build up and serve a best in class data platform to the whole company. Your role will be focussed on developing and deploying machine learning models which aim to tackle fraud. In this role you will have a huge opportunity to drive real value in the company. 

Tech Stack 💻


What you’ll do 👀

  • Develop and deploy machine learning models that are able to detect fraudulent behaviours; reducing fraud and risk to the company
  • Proactively drive forward initiatives to improve our fraud controls through advanced analytics and machine learning
  • Conduct deep-dive analysis in order to identify trends in fraudulent behaviours and propose data-driven mitigation insights with a goal of reducing fraud 
  • Contribute to designing our data science platform for efficient model training and experimentation
  • Work in a cross-functional team with Product, Data Science, Engineering etc

As a Senior you will be expected to:

  • Mentor and coach other members of the team
  • Contribute to our overall approach and standards across the machine learning workflow

You should apply if: ✅

  • You have a proven track record of building, deploying and maintaining machine learning models in a production setting
  • You have extensive experience working with Python and SQL
  • You have a deep understanding of fundamentals of statistics and probability, including experience in conducting large scale A/B tests
  • You have the ability to clearly communicate complex results to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • You have either had experience with some of our tech stack or are confident you can cross train and up skill quickly 
  • You are proficient in English, both written and spoken
  • You have a self-starter, curious mindset and you proactively identify opportunities which lead to a real impact on the company

Bonus points if:

  • You have experience working with Google Cloud Platform 
  • You have previous experience working in fintech
  • You have knowledge of cryptocurrency

Research has shown that women are less likely than men to apply for this role if they do not have solid experience in 100% of these areas. Please know that this list is indicative and that we would still love to hear from you even if you feel you only are a 75% match. Skills can be learnt, diversity cannot.

We promote a diverse and inclusive culture at MoonPay.

Logistics 🛠 

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer visas of any kind at this time!

Our interview process takes place on Zoom and tends to consist of the following stages:

  • Intro call with hiring manager (30 minutes)
  • Remote take-home task 
  • Technical screening (60 minutes)
  • Final interviews (90 minutes)

Please let us know if you require any accommodations for the interview process, and we’ll do our best to provide assistance.

Benefits 💰

  • Stock options 📈
  • Unlimited holidays 🏝
  • Paid parental leave 👶 🍼
  • Home office setup allowance 🪑
  • Working in a disruptive and fast-growing industry where the possibilities are endless 🚀
  • Fully remote: your life, your way of working 🌎
  • Freedom, autonomy and responsibility 💪