creditshelf is the leading online direct lender to German SMEs – with speed, simplicity and innovation. Credit decisions are made using a technology-based analysis developed by creditshelf. This pioneering company for digital SME financing in Germany was founded in 2014 in the financial centre, Frankfurt. The creditshelf team consists of skilled experts who have years of experience in banking, finance and technology.


Frankfurt am Main, DE

Data Scientist (m/f/d)


  • You will join the data team and shape data and technology driven solutions across creditshelf’s various teams (Risk, Sales, Marketing, etc).
  • You are instrumental in building and evolving our data and analytics architecture, data governance and quality, with a special focus on analytics / business intelligence processes of the entire company. This is a visible role with high exposure to all technical and business stakeholders in the company.


Must haves:

  • University degree in computer science, other STEM major, or equivalent professional experience
  • 3+ years of experience as Data Scientist or in a similar role that involves statistical analysis at its core
  • Proficiency in Python, as well as SQL and NoSQL databases (MySQL, Postgres, AWS DBs, Neo4j, Redis a plus)
  • Experience in managing the data lifecycle and data quality
  • Proven success in analyzing and interpreting data and deriving business or project decisions

Nice to have:

  • Experience with AI or ML projects
  • Knowledge in data architectures, incl. data lake/warehouse/mart
  • Experience with R, Tableau, AWS infrastructure
  • Experience with data governance and GDPR
  • Project management skills