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Senior Forecasting Data Scientist

Corporate Office
13907 Minuteman Dr 5th Floor
Draper Utah 84020
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Acima Credit is a young and dynamic leasing company that provides consumers financing options for life necessities that otherwise would not be available to them. We help with financing options from tires/wheels to furniture and appliances. Acima blends the use of innovative online technology with a fast and easy application process for thousands of retailers nationwide. Customers love us because we make the impossible possible. Retailers love us because we make it easy for them.


We are looking for an experienced data scientist with experience forecasting time series using machine learning techniques in addition to traditional methods such as ARIMA, GARCH, or Holtz-Winters. The ideal candidate will have 7+ years of experience in building and maintaining forecasting models. Additionally, they will have experience using tools such as Python, SQL, Redshift, AWS, Excel/GSheets, and Docker.


  • Wrangle data using python or SQL to access our Redshift hosted data warehouse 
  • Build models to predict various business insights using python, notebooks, etc.
  • Build dashboards showcasing your findings using the BI tool, Sisense/Periscope
  • Create forecasting models to predict application volume, funding volume, lease performance, etc.
  • Work closely with the finance team to provide clear insight into how you arrived at your forecast
  • Collaborate with team members


  • 401K matching
  • Health Care etc.
  • Unlimited DTO


  • Can commute to Draper Utah for in office work (a hybrid of work from home and office is potentially feasible)
  • Be willing to work in Python (numpy, pandas, scipy, sklearn, xgboost, tensorflow, flask, fastapi, pydantic, etc.)
  • Understands how to train models that generalize well 
  • Able to meet strict deadlines and deliverables
  • Works as a liaison between business and several functions, as well as transforming business requirements into analytical outputs.
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
  • 7+ years of experience in forecasting
  • 5+ years of experience in Python or R, preferably python

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