The Company

GDS Modellica, with many locations worldwide, is a decision software company, helping companies make better decisions in their daily business. For over 16 years we have helped hundreds of lending institutions and diverse organizations around the globe to achieve higher growth while successfully managing risk. Rather than one size fits all solutions, our industry-specific risk management insights helps guide the development and implementation of solutions tailored to individual needs.

The company provides decisional software and analytics, and machine learning techniques to manage risk, fight fraud and build profitable customer relationships.

GDS Modellica solutions leverage cloud computing to maximize flexibility, speed deployment and reduce costs. Our solutions include predictive analytics, big data and decision management. GDS Modellica has clients in more than 36 countries, including banks, insurers, retailers, credit card issuers and more.
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Experience & Insight

Because we understand the importance of improving risk management practices and realizing a solid return on investment when deploying such important analytics and technology, GDS Modellica Decision Architecture application can be customized to deliver a complete solution or enhance your existing applications with the necessary elements. Our services are optimal for any organization that needs to optimize and automate their credit risk management policies and strategies

Offices

GDS Modellica EMEA & LAC

Av Filipinas 1 bis
28003 Madrid, Spain

GDS Link Corporate Headquarters

5307 East Mockingbird Lane, Suite 1001 Dallas, Texas 75206 USA

GDS Link UK

1 City Square,Leeds LS1 2ES,

United Kingdom

GDS Link Asia

Rufino Building, 5th Floor Suite 506, 6784 Ayala Avenue Makati City, Philippines

GDS SAM

Les Cyclades – 37 Avenue des Papalins
98000 Monaco

Our Leadership

Paul Greenwood

President & Co-Founder

Yves Duhoux

Global CTO & Co-Founder

Antonio García Rouco

Managing Director EMEA & LAC GDS Modellica

Roberto Gianntoni

Partner GDS Modellica EMEA

Rich Alterman

EVP Business Development

Brian Hachez

Managing Director GDS Link Asia

Partners

Partners complement our software by adding value through domain knowledge and subject matter expertise, systems integration and architecture, data management skills and third-party products. Our program in the region brings together a blend of local and global Partners who play an important role in our «Go To Market» strategy. There are a bunch of Consulting firms, integrators and technology companies that have made significant efforts to create join capabilities with our technology and solutions.

Customers

GDS Modellica´s endeavour is to facilitate and make daily decisioning management process easy for our customers. Irrespective of whether originations, customer management or fraud, today’s companies expect the same level of automatization, consistence and tradability. The objective is to continue to be the target “decision management company” natural choice by providing high performance in software and services, all linked to an unsurpassed best practices practice.

Careers

Are you interested in providing the financial services industry with the most innovative and flexible credit risk management solutions and services?
GDS MODELLICA is growing, and looking for driven individuals who can bring their creative thinking and can-do attitudes to our team.
A career with GDS MODELLICA means the ability to make an impact at a rapidly growing company, and work with some of the most recognized and respected thought leaders in the credit risk management industry.
Most of all, you will have the opportunity to help our clients realize success through the use of our advanced risk management and process automation solutions.

At GDS MODELLICA, we consider our clients to be partners, and are committed to helping them realize their goals.

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Paul Greenwood

President & Co-founder

Paul is responsible for the company’s overall strategic planning and direction, which is centered on providing the technology for clients to accurately score the behavior patterns of the customer lifecycle. Greenwood oversees GDS’ business development, sales operations and marketing direction to ensure the delivery of customer-holistic risk management technologies. Greenwood has more than 13 years in the risk management industry, providing clients with the expertise and guidance to design, implement and manage their enterprise risk management platforms.

Yves Duhoux

Global CTO & co-founder, Board member

Yves’ responsibilities encompass the company’s software development and solutions architecture. Duhoux spent 10 years prior to GDS at Experian-Scorex, working out of both the Dallas office and in the company’s Monaco location. After serving as a developer in Monaco, Duhoux transferred to the U.S. to become director of architecture and advanced solutions. During his career, he has designed and implemented enterprise decision systems throughout the world for Fortune 100 companies that include Bank of America, Washington Mutual and Dell.

Antonio García Rouco

Managing Director, GDS MODELLICA EMEA & LAC

Antonio oversees the business strategy and operations of the company in Europe with full profit and loss account responsibility in the territory. The main goal of the team is to be able to help customers to leverage data to drive smarter decisions in an easy, holistic and dynamic way. Engineer from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and MBA from Instituto de Empresa, Antonio has 23 years’ experience in design and implementation business strategy combined with people development. With dynamic business development skills in the last 19 years Antonio has held executive leadership positions for different multinational companies heading from Operations, Sales and Marketing to General Management. He has served for 9 years as Continental Europe General Manager in FICO (former Fair Isaac Corporation). Previously he held full P&L responsibility for the Banking and Insurance markets at Sopra/Steria (French multinational leader in digital transformation) and spent 9 years heading Sales in Equifax Credit Bureau. Along his career Antonio has advised business organizations in Europe and Latin-America on how to implement procedures and decisional technology to allow them to get new markets, accelerate growth and boost profit. He serves as a member of the board in several companies and writes and speaks frequently in business and specialized magazines and media events.

Roberto Giannantoni

Partner, GDS MODELLICA EMEA

Roberto is responsible for GDS Direct, which supports the ability to implement and manage a real-time credit bureau from the ground up. He also looks after GDS sales activities in Italy, Indian sub-continent and Africa. Giannantoni has global experience in the credit bureau sector in different geographies including, but not limited to, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bulgaria, Romania, Russia and Italy. Roberto’s background includes working for American Express where he was Director of Acquiring business, several years with the Experian Credit Bureau Italy and the Head of Credit Bureau for Experian Analytics EMEA region.

Rich Alterman

EVP of Business Development

With more than 30 years devoted to credit risk management in consumer lending, Rich now oversees GDS Link’s new business initiatives, assists in sales and product development and directs the company’s consulting services. Before joining GDS, Alterman was senior vice president of product management and new business development for Teletrack Inc. While there his responsibilities included spearheading product development, data enrichment and analytics, relationship retention with sister companies and third parties and consultative support. Prior to Teletrack, Alterman was director of RSA banking and of CRM solutions for Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC), where he administered the account management for three of the largest banks in the Republic of South Africa. His role included overseeing the development of an event-based consumer management platform for South Africa’s largest financial institution as well as contract negotiations, customer support and dispute resolution. Alterman’s background also includes hands on risk management experience at American Express Centurion Bank, the credit card division at First National Bank of Boston and Citicorp Retail Services Inc.

Brian Hachez

Managing Director, GDS ASIA

Brian manages GDS’ Asia operations with its office in the Philippines in the city of Makati. In addition to his day-to-day GDS responsibilities, Hachez is a Consulting Black Belt at Banco De Oro, the largest bank in the Philippines. His task is to launching a Lean Six Sigma program that will drive process improvement and increased customer satisfaction across the bank with the goals of modernization and automation.Prior to GDS, Hachez worked at GE Capital for 11 years. His last assignment for GE Capital was as the Chief Risk Officer and Senior Vice-President for a full-service thrift bank in the Philippines. Brian automated risk and underwriting processes in 16 countries for GE affiliates in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Brian’s experience in all these positions has made him an expert in emerging market credit risk.

Work with Us

Functional Software Analyst

Job Description:

We are looking for a responsible and ambitious person with a positive attitude to fill the position as a Functional Software Analyst of a fast-growing international software and consultancy company with first class customers predominately in Spain, Europe and LATAM. Our mission-critical software products are installed at various credit institutions and in a highly competitive market our demanding clients require an even faster and accurate delivery.

Being part of the EMEA&LAC Delivery Team – managing first class customers in a broad spectrum of industries such as banking, telcoms, utilities and insurance – the role requires to design, configure, and test client-specific systems using our company proprietary tool DV360. Jointly with the assigned Project team, specifically:
  • Gather requirements from customers and propose designs
  • Use our in-house platform to build and unit test systems in collaboration with the assigned Project team
  • Create and execute test plans for finished systems ensuring projects adhere to the company’s standard of excellence
  • Create and maintain delivery documentation such as Functional specification documents
  • Troubleshoot bugs and issues that may occur post-delivery.
Requirements:

In order to carry out the role successfully the following skills and experience are a must:

  • Fluent English (written and spoken) is a must in order to be considered for the position. Knowledge of additional languages is a plus as well as documented experience abroad (outside Spanish speaking countries)
  • 2+ years Software Delivery experience related to Credit Risk Management in a credit institution or a consultancy service company. Fresh grads are welcome to apply.
  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor’s/College Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Others or equivalent
  • Strong sense of responsibility and commitment to go above and beyond to meet deliverables
  • Strong analytical as well as problem-solving capacity
  • Strong attention to details
  • Highly motivated and willingness to learn
  • Good communications skills and customer orientated

Additional skills and experience (“nice to have”):

  • Experience related to Credit Risk Management (retail) like credit strategy definition and its implementation in a Decision Engine
  • JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Ruby, MongoDB

What we offer

  • Positive work environment
  • Open-minded culture with innovative products and autonomous working teams
  • Opportunity to be part of challenging projects
  • Full-Time position
  • Development and career growth opportunities
  • Indefinite contract and immediate incorporation
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
Indefinite contract. Immediate incorporation.

Cloud Architect

Enterprise Architecture (EA) – Full-time

Company: GDSLink is a medium-sized FinTech company with a global presence. We are growing quickly and investing in our future to build a new platform to handle that growth and more.

Role: The EA team is looking to add someone to the team to help design and guide the future of our SaaS platform that brings better scalability, reliability, observability, and supportability. You will assist with building tools and technologies to ensure that our internal teams will have a more flexible and performant container platform. This new platform will lead to overall more productive teams by allowing them to free up time spent debugging and firefighting. We will design, build, and optimize business-critical pipelines to build and deploy containers in the cloud using native AWS services. Also, we will strengthen our understanding by writing deeply technical design documents and guides that can be supplied to other teams to ensure their success in project handovers and increase overall self-sustainability.  

Required skills:

  • Excellent experience writing, using, reading, and explaining Terraform code (HCL) for multiple environments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • 3 years’ experience of production infrastructure engineering.
  • Production experience in one of the following Cloud providers: AWS, GCP, Azure.
  • Experience with Docker, specifically ‘docker-izing’ applications.
  • Experience with AWS ECS and/or AWS EKS.
  • Familiarity with Git flow, root cause analysis and other standard software development skills.
  • Experience with one of the following source control platforms: Github, Gitlab, Bitbucket, CodeCommit.
  • Capable of reading and understanding code in order to contribute to the code review process.
  • Ability to participate in technical design discussions within the team and across other teams.
  • Ability to write clear and concise technical documents like Architecture diagrams, design proposals, run books, technical guides.
  Desired skills:
  • Experience using a Terraform deployment automation service like Atlantis, Spacelift, TFCloud.
  • Excellent experience with Terraform for AWS resources.
  • Strong understanding of AWS services: ECS Fargate, RDS Serverless Aurora, Lambda, CloudWatch.
  • Able to write readable and robust scripts or small applications in a programming language other than shell/bash.
  • An ardent desire to learn new skills and technologies.
  • 3 years’ experience of production cloud infrastructure implementation.
Experience with Github and Github Actions.
Indefinite contract. Immediate incorporation.

Senior Developer .Net/React JS

Professional Level: Mid to Senior Level

Job Title: Software Developer

Madrid, Spain

About the company

GDS Modellica, S.L., a GDS Link company, is a leading provider of technology and service solutions to the financial industry, with market-leading clients across numerous financial verticals. GDS Link’s software provides power and flexibility to rapidly implement and automate comprehensive credit risk strategies, decisioning and processes in the context of virtually any lending and account management platform. In addition to a dynamic workflow interface that helps streamline manual review and exception processing, GDS Link offers analytical credit modeling solutions and adds tremendous value by seamlessly incorporating a multitude of third-party data sources throughout the decisioning process including risk assessment, fraud prevention and mitigation, credit bureau data, income and employment verification, etc. The GDS Link company has five international offices including the United States, United Kingdom, Spain and the Philippines. For more information, please visit https://www.gdslink.com.

About the Position

The Software Developer will expand the GDS Link software development team, with the ideal candidate having a strong background and experience in the lending industry and in developing analytics software. This individual will join the Product team to lead the efforts around the development of next generation of analytics products. This position will be based in Madrid, Spain.   The GDS teams build solutions in the financial realm to predict client behavior, to detect financial fraud, and to monitor model performance, among other targets. The ideal candidate will be a proactive individual with several years of React and or ASP .NET development experience, willing to constantly adapt to an evolving environment and continuously learn new technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop enterprise level applications for use in financial environment
  • Implement new features both front end and backend
  • Maintain the exiting code base
  • Follow the existing JIRA based SDLC
  • Provide occasional level 3 support where necessary
  • Adhere to secure software development standards
  Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field
  • 5 years of Software development experience
  • 3 years of experience with .Net and/or React JS
  • Understanding of application security concerns
  • Understanding of RESTful API’s
  • Good understanding of software engineering techniques needed to create code base that is maintainable over the long term
  • Experience with version control – ideally git
  • Excellent understanding of Database principals. Working knowledge of common RDBMS
  • Strong problem-solving capacity
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Professional attitude
  • Additional skills
  • Knowledge of cloud solutions (Amazon Web Services)
  • Python
  • Experience in lending industry
  • Experience managing/supervising teams
Benefits of Working with GDS Link

  • Full-time permanent position among the GDS Product team
  • Vibrant and dynamic work environment in an international group with projects, clients, and team members around the world
  • Competitive salary and benefits (variable based upon country)
  • Opportunity to refine and develop your skills and learn from passionate people in a growing organization.
    ***THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN Madrid. CANDIDATES MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN SPAIN
Indefinite contract. Immediate incorporation.

Application Analyst / Helpdesk

Job Description:

GDS Modellica is a fast growing international software and consultancy company with first class customers predominately in Spain and Europe. Our mission-critical software products are installed at various credit institutions and once the implementation cycle has finished our customers are assisted through our Help desk. For the position of Jr. Application Analyst (entry level) we are looking for a responsible and customer orientated person with a positive attitude to join our Application Support Help Desk team. The main duty will consist of providing client support at a “first level” classifying and troubleshooting bugs and issues. The person we are looking for will make part of our European Support Group and will report to the Technical Support Manager.

Requirements:

In order to carry out the role successfully the following skills and experience are a must:

  • Advanced knowledge of English (written and spoken) is a must in order to be considered for the position. Knowledge of additional languages is a plus as well as documented experience abroad (outside Spain)
  • BS or MS in a Science related field
  • Service attitude and initiative to investigate technical issues
  • Strong sense of responsibility and commitment to go above and beyond to meet deliverables
  • Good knowledge of Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Additional skills and experience (“nice to have”):

  • Basic knowledge of SOAP, XML and WebServices
  • Programming languages (such as LUA)
  • Experience in writing SQL queries and tuning the queries for optimization
  • Experience with Application Servers
  • Command of Linux and Windows at administrator level
  What we offer
  • Positive work environment
  • Open-minded culture with innovative products and autonomous working teams
  • Opportunity to be part of challenging projects
  • Full-Time position
  • Development and career growth opportunities
  • Indefinite contract and immediate incorporation
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
Indefinite contract. Immediate incorporation.

Senior Data Scientist

GDS Modellica, S.L. (GDS) is a leading provider of technology and service solutions to the financial industry, with market-leading clients across numerous financial verticals. GDS’ software provides power and flexibility to rapidly implement and automate comprehensive credit risk strategies, decisioning and processes in the context of virtually any lending and account management platform. In addition to a dynamic workflow interface that helps streamline manual review and exception processing, GDS offers analytical credit modeling solutions, and adds tremendous value by seamlessly incorporating a multitude of third-party data sources throughout the decisioning process including risk assessment, fraud prevention and mitigation, credit bureau data, income and employment verification, etc. The GDS group has five international offices including the United States, United Kingdom, Spain and the Philippines.

For more information, please visit https://www.gdslink.com.

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist with experience in the Lending industry. They will join our corporate Advanced Analytics team in Leeds to participate in the definition and development of innovative decision solutions to our global client base. They will build solutions in the financial realm to predict client behavior, to detect financial fraud, to monitor model performance, among other targets. You should be a proactive individual with sound programming and statistical modeling, willing to constantly adapt to an evolving environment and continuously learn new technologies. This role involves client facing duties as well as some mentoring.

Requirements

Required skills
  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Economics or Engineering PhD preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capacity
  • Programming skills Python or/and R, experience with their respective data mining and machine learning libraries
  • Experience in Lending industry
  • At least 3 years of experience as a data scientist (5 preferred).
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  Highly valued skills / experience
  • Knowledge of NoSQL solutions (MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase)
  • Knowledge of graph-based solutions (Neo4j)
  • Knowledge of Big data technologies as Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Spark, Impala…
  • Knowledge of cloud solutions (Amazon Web Services)
  What we can offer  
  • Full-time permanent position among the GDS Link Advanced Analytics team
  • Vibrant and dynamic work environment in a very international group with projects all over the world
  • Competitive salary
  • By joining the Advanced Analytics, you will be able to grow your skills and learn from passionate people
  ***THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN LEEDS UK. CANDIDATES MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UK.
Indefinite contract. Immediate incorporation.

Senior System Administrator (Linux) & Technical Support Specialist

About the job

GDS Modellica, with offices around the world, is a decision management software company that helps other companies make better business decisions in their day-to-day operations. For over 16 years we have helped hundreds of financial institutions and organizations around the world achieve greater growth while successfully managing their risks. Rather than a one-size-fits-all solution, our risk management system is industry-specific and helps guide the development and implementation of solutions focused on specific needs. The company provides the decision software and analytics needed to manage risk, combat fraud and build profitable customer relationships. GDS Modellica’s solutions leverage cloud execution to maximize flexibility, accelerate implementation and reduce costs. Our solutions include predictive analytics, Big Data and decision management. GDS Modellica has customers in 36 countries, including banks, insurers, retailers, credit card issuers and more.

We are looking for a highly committed and responsible person with proven for joining the Technical Operations Department of a fast-growing international software and consultancy company with first class customers predominately in Spain and Europe. Our mission-critical software products are installed at various credit institutions and our clients require assistance to install, configure and troubleshoot our solutions.

As a member of the Global Technical Support Group the candidate will report to the EMEA & LAC Technical Support Manager based in Madrid (Spain) performing the following duties:

  • Provide ongoing maintenance and administration of the organization’s Cloud infrastructure as well as of the local office.
  • Provide system administration and maintenance support on Windows and Linux- based environments.
  • Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements.
  • Work closely with the Delivery team providing technical project support of any kind such as:
o Provide hardware and software requirements and IT infrastructure design.
o Installation and configuration of GDS Modellica applications on clients’ servers as well as in the cloud infrastructure (SaaS).
o Perform technical trainings to clients.
o Act as a link between the Delivery team and Product development Department providing technical best practices.

  • Write and maintain high-quality technical documentation (client specific as well as internal).
  • Assist the Sales team with the technical aspects in the preparation of offers and presentations.
  • As part of the Technical Support Help Desk and Support system provide first class support to our clients post-delivery.


The position is based in Madrid office and most of the work is done at our premises with occasional displacements to clients’ sites.

Requirements:

In order to carry out the role successfully the following skills and experience are a must:  
  • Fluent English (written and spoken) is a must in order to be considered for the position. Knowledge of additional languages is a plus as well as documented experience abroad (outside Spain).
  • 3+ years’ experience as System Administrator (Linux) and/or Support Technician preferable in a multicultural environment.
  • Mininum 1 year of documented experience with Amazon AWS.
  • BS, MS, or PhD in a Science related field.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and commitment to go above and beyond to meet deliverables.
  • Strong service attitude and initiative to investigate technical issues.
  • Accustomed to work under high pressure managing several concurrent tasks.
  • Advanced networking experience. Ability to configure, install and maintain all routers, switches, firewall and VPN.
  • Excellent command of Linux and Windows at administrator level.
  • Documented experience of monitoring and administration applications (such as Nagios, Amazon Cloudwatch and Puppet).
  • Demonstrated experience with scripting (bash, perl, python or powershell).
  • Advanced knowledge of Application Servers.
  • Advanced knowledge of SOAP/XML, REST/Json and WebServices/APIs.
  • Advanced knowledge in writing SQL queries and tuning the queries for optimization.
  • Advanced knowledge of Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook).
  • Good knowledge of MongoDB
  • Good knowledge of Spark / Hadoop.
  • Experience with Trend Micro.
  • Experience with OTRS ticketing system is a plus.
What we offer
  • Positive work environment
  • Open-minded culture with innovative products and autonomous working teams
  • Opportunity to be part of challenging projects
  • Full-Time position
  • Development and career growth opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
Indefinite contract. Immediate incorporation.

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