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Data Scientist, FinCrime · Screening at Revolut
London, GB
The Financial Crime Technology department is at the forefront of Revolut’s efforts to keep customers and their money safe. Through the intelligent development and deployment of technology, we aim to prevent financial crime more effectively than traditional banks.
We operate in small, nimble teams that are built for scale, speed, and quality. Each unit is responsible for a different pillar of fincrime, giving you the chance to have a real impact on crucial problems that affect millions of people around the world.


    • We are looking for Data Scientists/ML Engineers with first experience building Python tools and ML models.
    • As the first Data expert in the Financial Crime team you will have a high level of responsibility and autonomy to automate decision making. Your main tasks will involve: 
    • Planning automation / optimisation workstreams
    • Finding the perfect balance between the financial crime risks and smooth user experience
    • Prototyping your idea using Jupyter Notebook and getting approvals
    • Coordinating with Product Owner / Associate, Backend engineers and Data Scientists from other teams.
    • Create automated flows and build ML Models, centered around entity resolution and risk rating calculation, using Python and APIs to our backend systems.
    • Measure the performance and impact of your deliveries
    • Perform testing and calibration campaigns for our own models and for our configurations of external providers’ tools.


    • Fluency with Python
    • Excellent knowledge in SQL
    • 2 years (or more) experience in applied Machine Learning via internships or full-time roles Bachelor’s Degree (or above) in Computer Science/Maths/Physics/similar
    • Understanding of fundamentals of probability and statistics
    • Quick learner with an ambitious and results driven personality
    • Working well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent communication and organisational skills
We believe that there are better ways for people to control their money. Easier, fairer ways.
Revolut started in 2015 with fee-free card transactions abroad. We’ve since added current accounts, business accounts, savings, insurance, and even cryptocurrency trading.
We reached 4 million customers in February 2019 and we’re adding another million every quarter.
And we’re only just getting started.
Come and help Revolut build the world’s first truly global bank.
From employee 1 to employee 1000, you will be slotting into a global team that shares a number of traits.
You can work autonomously and take ownership. We thrive with the space and responsibility to solve problems.
You operate best without lots of bureaucracy. We don’t hide behind fancy job titles or clunky processes ‘because that’s how things are done’.
You approach work in a logical way. We are not afraid to make mistakes but we use data and logic to backup decisions and improve understanding.
And you share our mission to improve people’s relationship with their money.
• Competitive salary
• Biannual equity bonuses
• All the latest tech you need
• Skip the commute and work from home once a week
• Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription
• Pension plan
• Private health insurance
• Don’t panic about cooking: get free dinners with Deliveroo
• Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
• Stay refreshed: get juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
• Rest up with 29 days’ holiday per year

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