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VP, Keying and Linking

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As the VP of Keying & Linking, you will own the Consumer, Commercial and Digital Keys, which define and link people, places and things represented in Equifax’s global data set across our businesses. Working in close partnership with our Global Product and Platform Engineering teams, you will lead a global team charged with improving Equifax search match capabilities and improving Equifax’s ability to link Equifax and third party data sources. Keying & Linking capabilities are of critical importance to Equifax’s strategy and present a key lever for competitive differentiation.

What you’ll do

  • Own the Consumer, Commercial and Digital keys for the Equifax Enterprise, which link data for people, places and things.  This includes ownership of the entities that comprise keys, their definitions, governance and management

  • Ensure the accuracy and breadth of the key and the depth of linking associated with the key.

  • Own data utilization decisions and integration roadmaps related to keying & linking capabilities, including determination of how data domains participate in entity resolution based on quality, regulatory and contractual implications.  

  • Develop algorithmic rules and leverage AI capabilities to improve keying & linking outcomes  

  • Define, implement, monitor and report keying & linking KPIs 

  • Partner with Product Managers to understand use cases to ensure Keys are evolving in alignment with changing business needs 

  • Ensures the linking of data against keys is managed across all D&A teams, constantly measuring and monitoring linking depth, tuning needs, etc. for continuous improvement.   

  • Hire, develop and lead the Global K&L team

What experience you need

  • Enterprise leadership of  entity resolution and associated analytical and statistical best practices

  • Experience architecting and maintaining operational processes for a large analytical platform with many downstream users

  • Ability to rigorously prioritize development roadmap to maximize value delivery

  • Identity and risks in consumer interaction mitigation

  • Experience driving and influencing engagement in a matrix organization through effective partnership and communication

  • Experience  managing multiple concurrent projects in a dynamic environment

  • Capable of delivering high-quality results and fulfilling commitments with a sense of urgency and grit

  • Strong knowledge of digital technology

  • Excellent problem-solving skills with experience implementing traditional and advanced analytical methods ( including Machine Learning & AI) to :

    • Data Quality

    • Data mining, clustering, pattern recognition 

    • Graph analytics (preferred)

  • Demonstrated strong people management skills

  • Strong communication skills – written and spoken


We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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