Senior Data Scientist

Avida is a fast-growing player in the Nordic financial market. As proof that we succeed in combining growth and profitability, we have received the business daily Dagens Industry’s award “DI Gasell” award three years in a row and four times in total. Our goal is to become an industry leader and we will achieve this by having the most satisfied customers and the proudest employees. Satisfied customers that we get through innovative thinking, technical know-how at the forefront, as well as proud, committed, competent and experienced employees. We are making strong progress and right now we are looking for more colleagues. At Avida, we believe in supportive leadership and in giving everyone the right conditions to succeed and develop. We believe in transparency and openness, and we offer a strong team spirit where we help each other and succeed together.

Do you want to work in an analytical risk role close to decisions, management and business? Here is the senior opportunity for the analytical candidate with a substantial interest in quantitative analysis, programming, and data science.

We are now seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join Avida. You will be an important member of our Analytics Team and your main purpose is to optimize Avidas models for risk, scoring and our data science. In this senior role, you also work strategically and advisory with a chance to really influence the processes. As a Senior Data Scientist, you will, among other things, work with automated assessments of credit risk at customer level, develop new optimized price matrices or scorecards. Furthermore, you will compile and present analysis results for decisions in, for example, the management team or credit committee. The right candidate will be responsible for our data science and data analysis.

Your profile:

  • Academic degree (PhD or Master) in mathematics, as an engineer or other quantitative areas
  • High skill sets within mathematics and modeling
  • Good programming skills in any of SAS, Python or R
  • Swedish and English, both orally and in writing.

To thrive and succeed in the role, you should be a very analytical and driven team player who is motivated by being able to influence and develop a broad area of activity.

Avida offers

We are a company with a positive and unpretentious work environment where decision-making paths are short and communication structures are uncomplicated. With us, you get freedom under responsibility and become part of our community that is inclusive and filled with energy. With us, we appreciate the wealth of initiative and commitment, and within Avida, everyone plays an equally large and important role in the company's success. We make Avida's journey together and on the way will be surrounded by wonderful colleagues’ part of many fun joint activities.

In this recruitment, Avida works with Blaq Group AB. If you want to know more, you are welcome to contact the responsible recruitment consultant, Jonas Strimling, either via email ( or telephone (0739-88 39 05)