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For many people around the world, basic financial services are still out of reach: about 1.7 billion adults globally remain unbanked. The cost of that exclusion is significant $25 billion is lost by migrants every year through remittance fees. This is the challenge were hoping to address with Novi, a Facebook subsidiary whose goal is to provide people everywhere access to safe and affordable financial services through Libra, a new global payment system powered by blockchain technology. Our first product will be a digital wallet - Novi - for Libra, and it will be available in Messenger, WhatsApp, and as a standalone app.
Were looking for Data Scientists to develop flows for cashing in and cashing out, shaping our novel payment rails and guiding our FX purchases for the Novi Wallet. You will enjoy working with rich financial and behavioral data sets, a world class team, cutting edge technology, and the ability to see your insights turned into real products and strategy on a regular basis.
The perfect candidate will have a background in a quantitative or technical field, experience working with large data sets, data-driven decision making, and trading or investing experience especially in high frequency environments for currencies. You are focused on results, a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in using analytics to drive understanding, growth, and success of a product and/or strategy.
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