Data Scientist

WEX Inc   •  

South Portland, ME

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 38 days ago

This job is no longer available.


The Augmented Analytics group at WEX is seeking a Data Scientist. This individual will be a part of a team that uses disparate data sources to solve complex analytical problems.

The Data Scientist’s responsibilities will include leveraging computing and analytical technologies to find trends, tell stories and build predictive models. The Data Scientist will interact with stakeholders to define questions and identify opportunities for data-driven solutions to problems.



  • 2+ years of experience working in a quantitative role as a Data Scientist, Statistician, Data Analyst or Research Assistant

  • Master’s degree with a quantitative focus (Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics, etc. or quantitative thesis work in another field) or equivalent experience

  • Demonstrated experience with Machine Learning and theory of data

  • Strong command of statistical testing and techniques

  • Experience strategically applying advanced analytics to complex business problems involving a wide array of data sets and conveying results, challenges, direction, and timelines to management and clients

  • Expert knowledge of at least one of Python, or R.

  • Working knowledge of requisite Data Science libraries (python pandas+sklearn+numpy, R tidyverse, etc.)

  • Strong familiarity with SQL

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Research background (PhD, peer-reviewed publication, etc.)

  • Experience with cluster computing frameworks such as Spark / Hadoop ecosystem

  • Experience with Tensorflow or PyTorch

  • Domain knowledge (finance, marketing, etc.)