Data Scientist at AffiniPay (Austin, TX)

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Do you “love” data? Does working with data and finding the nuance that leads to key differentiation for the business and our customers excite you?

This is your opportunity to be a key member of AffiniPay’s Finance Data team which is essential in enabling and improving our evidence-based decision-making.

The ideal candidate will have experience in analyzing large end-to-end data sets, arriving at data-based insights, and formulating meaningful recommendations.

This role answers challenging analytical questions and highlights insights about customers and behaviors.

Your day-to-day:
  • Develop and maintain sophisticated reporting, dashboards, and other BI solutions for customer data, KPIs, and other metrics.
  • Automate recurring analyses and build analytics ETL Frameworks using SQL/R/Python, always ensuring data integrity.
  • Consolidate and summarize data in useful formats to support data-driven recommendations and business decision-making by the executive management.
  • Extract impactful insights, discover patterns, anomalies and trends from multiple, large databases.
  • Work multi-functionally with other teams to gather, exchange data and communicate the findings as needed.
  • Develop new predictive analytic models using Python, R and or other sophisticated techniques.
  • Willingness to go beyond libraries and packages and get deep into the algorithms to innovate and improve data models.
  • Ability to craft and implement effective testing and operational strategies for data collection, management, manipulation, machine learning, statistical analysis.
What we are looking for:
  • You have at least 4 years of experience in a data role and are passionate about working with large and sophisticated datasets
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Data Science, Analytics, Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent degree.
  • You have excellent skills and experience coding in Advanced Python, R and/or SQL.
  • You have experience with AWS technologies like SageMaker, Redshift, S3, EC2, Data Pipeline etc.
  • You’re a highly motivated person with a proven track record for going above and beyond.
  • You enjoy working with an outstanding team in a fantastic culture.
  • You have a proven capability to manipulate and analyze complex raw data from various sources.
  • You have expertise with data visualization tools like Domo, Knime, Power BI, Tableau, or equivalent applications.
  • You have experience with data modeling, applied statistical modeling and sophisticated analytic techniques.
  • You have the ability to work on multiple projects, develop and deploy solutions within a multifaceted environment.
  • You’re a problem solver, collaborative and have a can-do demeanor
  • You have a willingness to learn new systems and skills on the job.
  • You have a keen attention to detail.
  • If you have a FinTech background, it’s a huge plus.
Affini-Perks! We've got you covered...
100% paid medical, dental, vision, disability insurance plans
Open PTO plan (paid time off)
401K with automatic 5% company contribution
Competitive bonus plan with anniversary rate step-up
Company equity option plan
Hybrid work environment with remote work set-up
Paid parental leave
AffiniHealth wellness program
$1,000 annual charitable contribution match
AffiniPayU learning and development
AffiniPals mentoring program
AffiniSwag! (think fun branded merch)
Fun company events - in person/remote and everything in between
All the benefits of a startup culture without the downsides
The chance to be a vital team member of one of Austin's fastest-growing companies and ABJ Best Places to Work!
About AffiniPay
AffiniPay is the market leader in professional services technology serving legal, accounting, architectural, engineering and construction firms. AffiniPay has been recognized as one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies for 10 years in a row.AffiniPay recently announced the acquisition of MyCase, a leading provider of Law Practice Management (‘LPM’) software. As one company and one team, AffiniPay will be able to more holistically serve our customers, to innovate faster across FinTech and LPM software, and to win in our core market. With this exciting merger, we’re bringing together the best online payment solution with the best legal practice management software, further advancing our ability to transform lives through game-changing technology. We are now the largest legal tech company in the industry and the only firm with world-class vertical-specific payments and LPM.
AffiniPay’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts:
AffiniLIFE (Learning and Inclusion For Everyone) is focused on Awareness, Community, Transparency, Diversity and Inclusion. We recognize that innovation occurs with a strong team of people who are diverse in background, personality, talent and ideas. We are committed to creating a welcoming and transparent environment for all that embraces those differences through education, equal access to opportunities and information, inclusionary programs, and community outreach. It’s not just AffiniPay, it’s AffiniLIFE!
AffiniPay is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Frameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases


We're located in the beautiful hill country of Austin, Texas, just off of Highway 360. We're surrounded by plenty of shops and restaurants, too!

An Insider's view of AffiniPay

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The AffiniPay office is amazing! We have gorgeous views, fantastic resources, and a group of smart, fun people to collaborate with. I love coming in because I always feel energized and inspired!


Director of Event Experience

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I write the documentation for developers who integrate with our Payment Gateway, and I work with a cross-functional team that includes Business Development, Product, and DevSupport. We guide partners and their developers as they create and maintain their integrations, and we work together internally to make the process quicker and easier.


Technical Program Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

As part of the Product Management Team, we sit on the intersection of Technology, UX, the Business and the Customer. All of us spend a significant of time with our customers and the market. However, given that we are market leaders, we get to lead and influence our entire industry which requires bold yet analytical product decision making.


VP of Product

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Dev teams are encouraged to come up with creative ideas both to technically solve existing problems as well as identify business problems which the company may or may not currently comprehend. 


EVP Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

The project I am most excited about at this time is helping build our integrated payment platform. It presents a ton of interesting problems to solve including how to ensure our customers get paid at scale!


Senior Software Engineer

What are AffiniPay Perks + Benefits

AffiniPay Benefits Overview

Employee happiness and well-being are key to our success, which is why we’ll reward your hard work and strive to earn your loyalty with fantastic perks and incentives.

Volunteer in local community
AffiniPay's AffiniCares team organizes local volunteer activities such as Clean Up Lady Bird Lake, Partnerships for Children's Wish Program, and Build a Bike.
Partners with Nonprofits
AffiniPay partners with non profits such as Partnerships for Children.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our staff has the opportunity to get involved with things such as event planning, volunteer and health committees.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a group that meets periodically called the Diversity Round Table where we cover topics related to and around diversity issues in our world.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
AffiniPay contributes an automatic 5% to our staff's 401(K).
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

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