Lending Club (NYSE: LC) opened in 2007 with one simple mission: create a more efficient, transparent and customer-friendly alternative to the traditional banking system that offers creditworthy borrowers lower interest rates and investors better returns. Today, we’re the world’s largest online credit marketplace, and we’re radically changing the way lending operates - $1 billion at a time. We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received, including being named one of Forbes’ America’s Most Promising Companies three years in a row, a 2012 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and one of The World’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Finance by Fast Company in 2013. We're conveniently located in downtown San Francisco, California.
Data, and lots of it, is at the core of Lending Club’s business. We use our rapidly growing dataset to understand the market, make credit decisions, predict performance, optimize ROI, and define product strategy. As part of the Data Solutions organization, the Principal Data Scientist will help us build of big data analytic capabilities as well as partner with various business departments to find new ways to use data to drive the business.