Wealthify - Data Scientist

Join a truly amazing team, revolutionising the world of investments!

Wealthify is an ambitious, multi-award-winning online investment company located in Penarth, Wales. Our purpose is to inspire anyone to build their future wealth, and we do this by making investing easy and accessible.

Our team reflects many different origins, beliefs, and backgrounds. This makes us inclusive, fun and inquisitive, and we work together towards a shared goal to deliver exceptional customer experiences.

To achieve our ambitious growth plans, we need the best people for the job. We want people who are purpose driven, who want to use their skills to deliver an awesome experience to our customers and have the right mindset to develop as we grow.

What your job will be: 

You’ll be working for the Chief Product Officer in a new team looking to bridge the gap between our Customers and our data. This role will be about building a framework of tools and techniques to deliver insight about how customers use features and engage with content in our product to build their confidence in investing.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Developing and using tools and data modelling techniques to deliver customer insight
  • Identifying usage and behaviour patterns that demonstrate user satisfaction and engagement levels
  • Supporting qualitative research to identify Customer needs or problems
  • Designing and carrying out experiments to prove/disprove hypothesis
  • Managing AB and Multivariant testing on feature enhancements
  • Building a program of data discovery and insight for the business
  • Protecting the customer, ensuring good data practice data protection
  • Supporting strategy development from insights

This is a new role, in a new team at Wealthify with the opportunity to define how we use data, the experiments we run and how the team develops – giving scope for career growth as the business and team expands.

Skills we’re looking for: 

We value simplicity, communication, teamwork, trust, and confidence. These core values are what make us tick and keep us all on the same page - not just with how we work individually, but how we engage with each other and the service we offer.
You’ll have a background in data modelling or data science potentially with a degree or work experience modelling user behaviours and activity.
You may have worked in retail finance, analysing and modelling people’s behaviours with money.
An ability to carry out in depth modelling and analysis and forward-looking predictions.
Able to demonstrate the latest data modelling techniques and how you have solved problems to develop user insight in the past.
Ability to obfuscate data to ensure customers are protected whilst developing insight from data.
Develop modelling techniques for data activity against sentiment from written content.
Ability to empathise with and understand customers by identifying their behaviours from qualitative and quantitative research.
Ability to communicate insight from data in a clear logical way.

What else we’re looking for: 

We’re looking for somebody with a true passion for understanding customers from data.
You’ll have a strong sense of data privacy and ethics.
You’ll be passionate about finding the answer but aware that it’s not always a yes / no
You’ll find it easy to communicate the approach and the outcome to people, so they’re engaged with the work you do and insight you create.
You’ll be happy to take initiative – setup and run your own experiments or support other teams with insight needs.
You’re looking for a role that you can grow in, the opportunity to take the lead on how Wealthify grows its data team in future.

What you’ll get from us 

  • £35,000-45,000
  • 24 days holiday a year and an extra day holiday for each full year with us (up to 28 days)
  • Half day holiday per year for your birthday
  • Flexible working hours in line with business needs

Due to the pandemic, we are currently working from home, and all interviews will be carried out remotely. Our offices have recently been refurbished to allow for collaborative working once we can return, although there is scope for remote working where the role and team deliveries allow.

And we have plenty of perks too! 

  • Annual bonus between 0-20% of your annual salary which is linked to both the company and individual performance. 
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Death in ServiceCover (3x your annual salary)  
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Company Pension Plan 
  • Healthify - a team to support the health and wellbeing of all staff at Wealthify
  • Ministry of Fun – providing plenty of social activities and events throughout the year
  • Brand new offices in the picturesque Penarth Marina
  • Free office gym 
  • Free parking nearby
  • A collaboration space and games room
  • We’re a responsible company and are constantly working to improve our culture, ethics, impact on the environment, and our contribution to charitable causes

If this job sounds perfect for you, then please click here to apply for the Data Scientist position.

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