Data Lead

22seven is a budgeting app that helps you manage your money, but we're also so much more!22seven is Human First:We build 22seven to solve real problems for real people. Our tone is friendly and jargon-free.22seven is Legendary:We always strive to do our best work and we take pride in the result. If things don't go to plan, we learn and improve.We love Community:We treat each other with respect. Always. We communicate to build trust, because mutual trust builds a strong 22seven.We Bring Joy:We bring joy to our workplace. A happy environment means happy teammates, an app that makes you smile, and happy customers.If you want to be part of a company that actually makes a difference in peoples' lives, you've come to the right place!22seven is South Africa's leading Personal Financial Management app.Our mission is to change the relationship people have with their money by providing them with the best money tracking tools so they become more financially confident.22seven is a free app for end-users. The service is kept free by revenue earned via 22seven Insights and 22seven API.22seven Insights provides consumer market analysis and insights to asset managers and retailers based on aggregated analysis of users' spending activities.22seven API provides 22seven's expense tracking and budgeting functionality as a SaaS offering to third parties.As a Data Lead, you will be an important actor in developing our products, across all businesses, to rapidly expand our client- and user-base. As the custodian of our data-competencies, you will act to entrench a metrics-driven culture across the organisation to ensure we achieve our objective of helping our customers manage their money better.ResponsibilitiesAs a Data Lead, y our day-to-day role is to help set the data team Objectives and Key Results for the App and Insights, and to design and coordinate the activities of the team to effectively achieve these objectives.These Key Results are agreed to in collaboration with the Head of App, Head of Insights and other stakeholders, and are aligned to the objectives of the business, the achievement of which will directly impact the growth of 22seven.Your responsibilities will include:Data AnalysisWork with mostly structured data to develop visualisations and solutions for product and design teams to enhance our users' journey or experienceCombine your understanding of personal finance with your data expertise to co-develop personalised nudges that help 22seven users better understand and act with their moneyDesign and build products out of aggregated user data that reveal unique and relevant consumer trends for Insights' clients that include leading investment managers and corporate executivesData ScienceMaintain and extend 22seven's lead in transaction categorisation and enrichment through your knowledge of appropriate ML and statistical modelsDevelop models that incorporate 22seven's proprietary data and public or 3rd party data for predictive modelling of consumer trends and economic activity for investment managers and corporate clients.Data EngineeringMaintaining and expanding the data team's infrastructureAutomating and hosting tasks or data on cloud infrastructureBuilding and iterating industry best practices for the data teamData OpsPrioritising and coordinating the day-to-day activities of the data teamEnsuring the data team achieves its objectives and quarterly targetsCommunicating and reporting with internal and external stakeholdersAbout youYou are a critical thinker with a strong commitment to analytical rigour and data ethics.You are proactive with a drive for understanding and finding solutions to complex problems.You are passionate about personal finance and believe in its life-changing possibilities.You are keen on working collaboratively with a cross-functional teamAnd these are some things we'd like you to bring to the role:5+ years of experience in the field of data science/analysisPost graduate qualification in a data related fieldAdvanced knowledge of Python and SQL.Experience with leading cloud infrastructure, preferably AWS.Experience working in an Agile environmentExperience with other data tools and services22seven has a hybrid work environment. While we do support remote working, for most weeks you will be required to work from our offices in Cape Town 2 or 3 days.Team collaborationWork with our data analysts and scientists, to ensure we are analysing the right things, reacting in the right ways and that our data capabilities are continually developed.Work with our Product Owner to ensure that the development process is working smoothly and that high quality standards are maintained.Work with our Product Manager to ensure that we are informed about and reacting to customer behaviour and product performance.Work with Svens to continuously improve our support performance and customer experience.Work with our Marketing team to understand the effectiveness of our campaigns and support communications to our customers.We expect you to:Be your own customer. The more we use our own app, the more we find ways to improve it.Care about the essence of the service and what it can do for you and our customers.Guard and promote 22seven's fundamental promise to only do what is in the best interests of the customer.Care deeply about quality, testing, performance, maintainability, scalability, readability, usefulness and anything else that would make you insanely proud of the stuff we build.Be a part of solving something the world still knows little about: how to help people do more with their money.Some of our awesome benefits:Flexible working hours. Forget clock-in tags and time tracking. At 22seven, the focus is on outcomes. Team members are given freedom to work the best way they can.Work from anywhere. We are embracing a hybrid workplace, so choose your home, our gorgeous office, or your other happy place.Level up. Get unlimited access to more than 5, courses on Udemy, andmaster your personal finance with money management training.Generous parental leave. As well as paternity and maternity leave, you can even take "pawternity" leave if you need time off to care for your fur baby.Healthy bodies, healthy minds. Join our weekly yoga & meditation classes. 22seven will also cover half of your subscription to Headspace or Strava.Does this sound like you? Hit "Apply for this job" and we'll be in touch soon if we're a good match!
Cape Town, WC, ZA