• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 23 billion in circulation and supported over $640B in transactions in the past year. Circle’s payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance. Circle’s SeedInvest service brings internet-native fundraising and capital formation to startups and growth companies. Combined, Circle’s suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system.

What you’ll be part of:

With the mission “To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value,” Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy. We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder – you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful – you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
  • Driven by Excellence – you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals. 
  • High Integrity – you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.
  • Your team is responsible for:

    As a Data Scientist, you work on meeting Circle’s goal of becoming the premier platform for tokenizing, investing in and trading of crypto assets. As a part of your job you will design and implement machine learning algorithms that significantly impact results and decision making for risk, compliance, marketing and trading functions at Circle.

    What you’ll work on:

  • Create text-based classification algorithms to help improve customer experience across a range of products offered by Circle.
  • Create machine-learned predictive models that guide our fraud prevention and compliance
  • Become an expert on data sources and flows at Circle, including Bitcoin blockchain analysis
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Tech Ops teams to optimize and simplify the deployment and upgrade process for the models your team builds
  • Evangelize the power of analytics to improve our business and operations
  • What you’ll bring to Circle:

  • MS or PhD with dissertation in a topic related to data science such as machine learning, linear models and so on
  • Strong communication skills to explain insights/models in an understandable way to non-experts, in both formal presentation and informal group conversations
  • Committed to contributing to an inclusive workspace that focuses on respect, integrity and personal accountability
  • Some experience or coursework applying basic ML to a type of data and or used algorithms to conduct experiments on data. Machine Learning is strongly encouraged 
  • Expertise with a scripting language (e.g. Python)
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Ability to understand business problems and break down into structured analytics projects
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle . We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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