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Lead - Data Science


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Synopsis of the role

Join our Model Risk Management group as a Data Scientist, where you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy and reliability of our models. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess, validate, and enhance AI and ML models that serve the needs of our clients and help consumers live their financial best.

What you’ll do

Understand client’s business requirements in terms of analytical needs and be a part of a High-class delivery team to deliver unparalleled analytical solutions using best in class analytical techniques.

  • Ability to understand BFSI business problems and consult client on the appropriate solutions

  • Provide thought leadership to projects and help develop unique solutions and deliver analytical outputs.

  • Contribute to Building the BFSI Analytics practice through on- going identification of new opportunities.

  • Provide hands-on support to the project team in developing ML models.

  • Work with the Equifax bureau in India to build bureau-based Analytics capabilities and use the new age technology to implement those solutions

  • Develop best practices and streamline the process in order to improve the efficiency of the team.

  • Manage a team of junior data scientists and develop the capabilities within the team in AI and ML areas.

What experience you need

  • Understanding of key business and risk KPI’s for retail banking products

  • 8+ years’ experience in handling BFSI analytics/implementing models/Big data/Cloud solution architect

  • Credit risk modeling development experience is a must.

  • R/Python coding experience is a must have technical skill

  • Regulatory modeling development experience is good to have ( ECL, Stress testing & IFRS9)

  • Highly analytical with experience of working in teams.

  • Self-starter with high energy levels and ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • In-depth business & risk understanding.

  • Adaptability to work in project based engagements across different kinds of banking clients.

  • Team management experience would be preferred

What could set you apart

  • Energetic & international work environment

  • Young, enthusiastic and highly collaborative teammates. Learn from and work with some of brightest minds in the banking lending, credit risk and marketing analytics space - both in India & International

  • Fabulous opportunity to work with some of our largest blue-chip customers

  • Chance to use cutting-edge statistical/modelling tools across literally hundreds of data assets

  • Offices located in the center of Bangalore & Mumbai

  • Opportunity to make an impact in the fastest growing Data & Tech bureau

  • Equifax D&A University: skill lab, group & individual learning

We offer a hybrid work setting, comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, attractive paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

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. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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