Data Scientist / Quantitative Engineer

Nimbla provides a first of a kind invoice protection solution so that Britain’s SMEs continue to trade with confidence. We are building the future of small business protection, and are on high growth trajectory having just closed our first super seed round. A Barclays Techstars Alumni we have the backing from Munich RE, the world’s leading insurers’.

Our future is bright, and we're looking for a talented Data Scientist who wants the freedom to build something different and help us keep the thriving small business enterprise alive. This is the opportunity to help shape the direction of one of the most promising FinTech startups in the UK. We will count on you to make a significant contribution to our success and will support yours in the process.

About You

You are a highly inquisitive Data Scientist who excels in an open environment where you will have the flexibility to work in a way that suits you best. With a passion for high-quality scalable solutions, you will be experienced in various data science, quantitative analysis and perhaps some machine learning techniques. You will:

  • Be able to clean and manipulate Data

  • Take pleasure from clear code and scripts

  • Be able to troubleshoot difficult technical issues

  • Love to solve complex technical problems while learning new technologies in the process

  • Curious and ask questions to deepen understanding and create the best solutions

  • Seek continual self-improvement

  • Be an enthusiastic team player who enjoys collaborating across teams

  • Be able to excel with minimal supervision

  • Be able to multitask in a dynamic, early-stage environment

  • Have excellent communication skills

Your Tech Experience:

  • Proficient in Python

  • Have had some experience with MongoDB, Postgres and AWS services

  • Used some form of Visualisation software for easy communication

  • Contribute to product planning and solving ongoing scaling challenges

Bonus Points For:

  • Machine Learning experience,

  • Time Series Analysis

  • Credit Scoring Algorithms

  • Decision Engines

  • Econometrics and Prediction experience

At Nimbla We Believe In:


  • For our customers: We aim to make business a fairer place by protecting SMEs from bad debt.

  • For our team: together, we create an environment in which everyone is comfortable developing within their roles and within the business


  • Aim to learn something new every day, big or small to grow personally and bring about positive change


  • We each strive to be creative, support innovation and wonderful experiences to our users

Measuring performance more than time:

  • This position is being offered on a flexible work-week basis with no compromise on salary

Flexible working:

  • Once you are familiar with our objectives and the way we work. We are based in the comfortable and trendy Rise London workspace, a stone’s throw from Silicon Roundabout. We will love to see you there, you will also have the opportunity to work remotely.