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Avant Data Rotational Program Avant
Chicago, IL

Avant is an online platform and a provider of credit alternatives to middle income consumers.

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About Avant

Job Description

Avant is a high growth financial technology company, dedicated to lowering the barriers of borrowing for all consumers. Since 2012, Avant has secured more than $4 billion in funding and connected customers to over $5 billion through 800,000 transactions and counting. Through big data and machine learning, Avant's mission is to provide better access to responsible financial products. Avant has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TechCrunch, Fortune, Bloomberg, and has raised over $600 million of equity capital. Visit, for more information.

Job Description

Let's get to business. We're hiring the next class for Avant's Data Rotational Program (ADRP). This 6-month program is designed to teach driven candidates the data and analytics skills necessary to become key contributors at Avant.

Each ADRP class undergoes a 6-month data bootcamp where they will experience intensive data training and be introduced to the organization through a wide variety of project work. During this period, candidates will spend time on both Avant's Business Intelligence and Data Management teams learning data skills, key programming languages and understanding the ins and outs of our business. Candidates who successfully complete the bootcamp will graduate to a high-priority role on one of Avant's analytics or product teams.

In the past, ADRPs have:

* Built a complex cash-flow model in Python to optimize cash management and inform funding strategies
* Launched major product enhancements like Originations Fees
* Designed and built significant portions of our Data Lake including key ETL pathways
* Evaluated, negotiated, and onboarded new marketing affiliates
* Conceived and implemented new reporting frameworks for financial analysis

We are looking for self-driven candidates who are hungry to learn and are excited by the prospect of working on challenging problems. Due to the nature of these projects, you will work with the company's senior leadership on a regular basis and will become comfortable juggling multiple high-priority projects at a time.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, finance, or other technical fields
* 2-4 years of experience in an analytical or technical role
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Must be a self-starter and able to work independently as well as in a team environment
* Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

* Proven ability to analyze large datasets and translate findings
* Demonstrated project ownership or leadership experience
* Familiarity with additional programming languages is preferred (Ruby, Python, R, etc.)
* Experience working within start-up environments
* MBA and graduate school graduates welcome
* 1+ years experience with SQL programming

Why Avant is a fit for you:

At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:

We value, support, and help each other grow

We are committed to active inclusion and diversity

We are transparent and believe the best idea wins

We succeed when our customers succeed

We get sh!t done… responsibly

And we keep it fun!

We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.

About Avant

Avant is an online platform and a provider of credit alternatives to middle income consumers.

1000 employees

222 north lasalle street

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